Butterflies may be one of nature's most beautiful creatures. But do we really know all that much about them? Learn some great butterfly information in this book, from cocoon shapes and migration patterns to strange techniques in fending off predators.
Insects are all around us! In Everyday Insects, children will learn about the insects they are likely to see during their day-to-day lives and discover interesting facts about these insects. Beautiful images and easy-to-understand text will teach kids about beetles, ants, flies, grasshoppers, and wasps. Topics include The basic body parts of insects The types of insects children will see around their homes and yards Everyday insects, such as ants, that live in colonies What everyday insects eat and how they find food
There are more than a million species of insects living on Earth, and all insects have similar bodies. In Insect Bodies, children will learn the major physical features of insects and the importance of each body part. Close-up photographs and clearly labeled illustrations help explain an insects three main body sections the different kinds of insect mouthparts how insects use their eyes and antennae why and how insects molt as they grow how insects move
Insects live all over the world and are food for many animals, including other insects! Children will be fascinated to learn about the many ways these tiny creatures defend themselves against predators. Well-written text, full-color photographs, and clearly labeled illustrations help children discover The senses insects use to avoid predators How insects bite and sting to defend themselves How insects blend in with their surroundings in order to remain unnoticed How the brightly colored bodies of some insects warn predators to stay away
This fact-filled book explains in simple terms how the insects within insect colonies work together to ensure the survival of their colonies. Young readers will be intrigued to discover which insects are social, the different insect castes, and the importance of each caste within a colony. Detailed illustrations and clear, concise text highlight the roles of workers, drones, and queens the different types of nests and how nests are constructed the role of a termite king how social insects work together to find food which insects swarm or migrate in groups
Gliding quietly along the banks of a river, crocodiles are formidable members of the animal kingdom who don't give their prey much warning. Young readers get a glimpse at various crocodile species and habitats and learn about the hunting skills that make these creatures famous. Informative text and exciting pictures introduce kids to the incredible reptiles that have prowled our planet for millions of years.
Numbats, opossums, planigales and quollsnot to mention marsupial moles!are some of the more unusual animals featured in this engaging and highly illustrated ABC book. The imaginative and playful text will capture a child's interest in these strange animals as well as other more familiar favorites, from butterflies to elephants.