Amusing and engaging text describes how the color of an animal can ensure its survival. Provides examples using a variety of animals.
Cockroaches like to live in warm environments, which is why many live inside people's homes. People don't like this because cockroaches come out at night and eat their food! Learn about the physical characteristics and habits of these often feared insects. Blastoff! Series
Bees begin their life cycle as eggs in honeycomb cells. Every day, a queen bee can lay as many as 2,000 eggs. Young readers will study a bee's growth from egg to grub to pupa to adult. Blastoff! Series
Dogs begin their life cycle as puppies in a litter. A newborn puppy sleeps for 20 hours a day as it grows! Children will watch a puppy move from a large litter to a loving home as it grows up. Blastoff! Series
The life cycle of a frog takes place in water and on land. It begins in spring with a male frog croaking a song to attract a female. Young readers will read about and watch an egg develop into a tadpole and then into an adult frog. Blastoff! Series
Adult salmon spawn at the end of their life cycle. They fight strong currents while swimming upriver to the place where they hatched. Young readers will follow a salmon from egg to adult. Blastoff! Series
Male sea horses have a unique role in the sea horse life cycle. They carry the eggs and give birth to as many as 200 babies at one time. Young children can track a sea horse's life cycle from egg to fry to adult. Blastoff! Series