Around the world, skilled animals hunt and catch their prey. Learn more about the boa constrictor and the special characteristics that make it such an excellent predator. This title takes you on the hunt with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, multiple prompts, and more! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Lions and bees and meerkats, oh my—these are a few of the many animals that survive and thrive in groups. Discover how group members help each other face life’s challenges. From finding food to raising young, some animals are just better off together
Imagine being able to taste or hear with your feet, or feel your way through the dark with your nose! Like humans, animals interact with the world through their senses. Unlike humans, many animals use their senses in truly unique ways to communicate, reproduce, and survive.
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
Ladybugs spend part of their life cycle as larva. Every day a ladybug larva eats about 30 tiny green insects called aphids. Young children will watch a ladybug go from egg to adult. Blastoff! Series
These adorable seabirds spend their winters at sea, swimming and diving for fish. They return to land only to nest. The male and female take care of the chick together. Soon the baby chick is ready to head off to sea too! Learn all about puffins. Blastoff! Series
This book offers a look at the social and emotional lives, as well as the communication methods, of meerkats.