Amusing and engaging text describes how the color of an animal can ensure its survival. Provides examples using a variety of animals.
These tiny insects are one of the most destructive insects to plant life. Thousands of aphids can live and feed on one plant. Readers will eat this book up, learning what aphids look like, how they use different parts of their bodies, and how ants and aphids help each other live. Blastoff! Series
The fur on a bumblebee's body helps it attract and gather pollen from flowers. Bumblebees gather pollen and nectar all day to bring back to their colony. Catch the buzz about how bumblebees work together to live and make honey! Blastoff! Series
Did you know that some adult butterflies change their appearance depending on the season? These unique insects use their colorful wings to attract mates, ward off predators, or blend in with their surroundings. Learn all about how a butterfly grows into its wings! Blastoff! Series
Cicadas are one of few insects that are easily recognizable simply by the sound they make. The male's song can be heard in summer, when female cicadas are ready to lay eggs. Listen up and discover how cicadas grow and shed their skin, find food, and get ready to sing their song! Blastoff! Series
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
Unlike many insects, damselflies begin their lives underwater. After hatching from eggs and shedding their skin several times, damselflies emerge from the water to begin life on land. Discover the different parts of a damselfly's body, how their wings work, and how they hunt for food! Blastoff! Series