With estimates between 5 and 8 million, beetles have more species than any other insect. Beetles can live in almost all habitats, using their strong jaws, legs, and other body parts to find food and defend themselves from predators. Eager readers will discover beetles of all shapes, sizes, habits, and colors! Blastoff! Series
This beautiful book explains the how and why of camouflage. It looks at camouflage as colors, patterns, and textures that some animals have on their bodies to protect them from predators. It also shows how other animals use camouflage to hide as they hunt for prey. Camouflage is a difficult concept, but this book presents it in a way that is accessible to even the youngest readers.
Children will delight to learn about how the bodies of different animals, including frogs, butterflies, and beetles, change as these animals go through their life cycles. Metamorphosis: Changing Bodies explains metamorphosis in a step-by-step format that is accompanied by beautiful pictures. Both complete and incomplete metamorphosis are defined and explained.
This exciting new book explains the basic concept of the life cycle. Using fascinating examples, the book explores both plant and animal life from seed or egg through birth, growth, reproduction, and death.
Children see themselves as part of a non-living world of houses, schools and televisions. This intriguing new book explains what a living thing is so that children can make the connection between themselves and other living things, including plants, animals, and insects.
All types of creatures, including insects, mammals, and fish, are covered in this engaging book on the animal kingdom. Young readers will learn all the basics of kingdoms, orders, classes, and species.
Starting with the sun, food chains link together plants and animals in various ecosystems to help them survive. Kids will be fascinated by these chains and their own links to the natural world.