While pulling weeds and planting seeds with her dad on Hazel Ridge Farm's prairie, Heather discovers a wood duckling alone in the grass. Worried for the duckling's safety, Heather asks her dad if she can care for him. "You have to keep him safe and warm and fed. You have to teach him how to be a duck--to swim, to hunt for bugs, and how to fly." Aptly named Mr. Peet for his chirping sound, the ducking accompanies Heather as she feeds the chickens, rabbits, and horses. They spend the summer swimming together in the pond, and Mr. Peet eventually masters how to fly. Heather becomes concerned when she hasn't seen Mr. Peet in 10 days. Her dad reassures her that the wood duck may have found his own place in nature. Heather is proud of her work and she knows Mr. Peet will be ok, because she loved him just enough.
Wend your way through Buttercup's lovely day. In poetry that winds and wends like a creek through a farmer's field, we journey through one lovely day in Buttercup's life. Whether she is ruminating on the mud beneath her feet or the moon and the stars in the blue-black sky, she draws us deep into her rich and wonderful world. Carolyn Beck spent her summers in fields and meadows. She spends as much time as she can at her cottage in the Muskokas. This is the second book she has worked on with her sister, Andrea. Carolyn lives in Toronto, Ontario. Andrea Beck, creator of the Elliot Moose series, loves animals. She had a beagle named Toby whose black spots reminded her of cow patches. She wishes all cows lived Buttercup's life. Andrea lives in Unionville, Ontario. She created this book using acrylic paint on watercolor paper.
Enter a dreamy underwater world of friendly whales and colorful ocean plant life. A boy's fish bowl and whale poster transform his room and bed into an undersea dreamscape. Travel along as he crosses grand aquatic vistas and encounters wondrous ocean creatures.
This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Ocean Whisper.<P><P>Enter a dreamy underwater world of friendly whales and colorful ocean plant life. A boy's fish bowl and whale poster transform his room and bed into an undersea dreamscape. Travel along as he crosses grand aquatic vistas and encounters wondrous ocean creatures.
Colorful photographs and simple text introduce young learners to ten farm animals and their babies! Can you guess what sound each animal makes?
Giant pandas live in China. They eat bamboo. Many bamboo forests are being cut down. It is hard for pandas to find food. This story is about what happens to one panda when her bamboo forest is cut down.
Leatherback sea turtles are eating trash in the ocean. It is making them very sick. There are not many leatherback sea turtles left in the wild. This story is about one turtle looking for food.