Gray squirrels are far from uncommon creatures. In fact, they often seem to be everywhere. At the same time, it is very rare to see one of these fast and furry rodents up close. Join Jack and his sister Sophia as they explore their own backyard - and catch several glimpses of gray squirrels in action. You are sure to learn many new things about these familiar yet wondrous animals along the way.
A Level 1 Amicus Reader that describes tiny animals around the world. Examples include the pygmy marmoset, bee hummingbird, and ladybug. Includes comprehension activity.
There are many different kinds of birds. How many birds have you seen?
Learn about pigs and what they like.
This fascinating book uses pictures, illustrations, and easy-to-read text to introduce the characteristics of birds to young readers. Birds of all Kinds focuses on facts about birds bodies and behavior in a way that will make this book a delight to read.
Rodents have teeth called incisors that never stop growing! They must grind their teeth or gnaw on things to keep the teeth from growing too long. Kids will be eager to "sink their teeth" into the intriguing facts in Guinea Pigs and other Rodents. This book explores many of their favorite kinds of rodents, including rats, mice, guinea pigs, beavers, and squirrels. Engaging text and vivid images help children understand how rodents build different types of homes in various habitats what kinds of foods rodents eat which rodents hibernate in winter
This informative book introduces young readers to the defining characteristics of the various groups of animals that make up the animal kingdom. The bodies of many animals, including several types of mammals, fish, reptiles, birds, and arthropods, are described in simple, easy-to-understand text. Children will learn about: invertebrate and vertebrate animals; warm-blooded and cold-blooded animals; how animals move; the habitats of different animals; and how various animals find food.