A mother kinkajou finds a spot in the hollow of a tree to give birth to her baby. She carefully watches over her little one for up to two weeks, until the tiny, raccoon-like animal can open its eyes. So begins the life of this jungle baby. In this coming-of-age introduction to these adorable mammals, readers will learn how kinkajou babies spend their days, how they find food, and how they can use their long and strong tail like another arm. The colorful interior spreads and gorgeous photos of kinkajou babies are sure to delight emergent readers.
Wolves are territorial animals. They mark the areas where they live and hunt with their scent. Most of these wild, howling dogs stay in groups called packs. Information about the dynamics within a wolf pack will interest young readers. Blastoff! Series
Deer can run at speeds up to 40 miles per hour and can leap as high as 9 feet. In this introduction to deer, students will learn about the physical features of deer, where they live, and what they eat each season. Blastoff! Series
Bears are large, tough animals. They can be quite intimidating when seen up close! This title introduces readers to the characteristics of bears, what they eat, and where they live. Blastoff! Series
When a predator is near, an opossum will likely do one of two things. It will try to scare the predator away by showing its sharp teeth, or it will lie very still and pretend it's dead! In this book, beginning readers will discover how these marsupials escape predators and carry their young babies in pouches. Blastoff! Series
Small and quick, chipmunks make their homes in burrows, trees, nests, and logs. In some countries, they are sold as pets! Eager readers will find out the physical characteristics of chipmunks and what makes up their diverse diet. Blastoff! Series
Snakes come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Some are only a few feet long, while others can stretch over 40 feet long! This title introduces young readers to the traits of snakes, what and how they eat, and where they make their homes. Blastoff! Series