Introduces the sophisticated Maltese. Readers learn about where it came from, who likes to have them as pets, and how to care for them.
A new and popular breed, the Labradoodle is introduced. Facts such as where it comes from, how big it can get, what its strengths are, and the care it requires are included.
Introduces the Weimaraner, where it comes from, how big it can get, what its strengths are, and the care it requires.
Introduces the Shih-Tzu, where it comes from, how big it can get, what its strengths are, and the care it requires.
Kids will be shocked to learn that arthropods outnumber all other animal species combined! They will also be fascinated by the variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and behaviors found among these invertebrates. Labeled diagrams and startling close-up photography will introduce concepts including: the similarities and differences among insects, arachnids, myriapods, and crustaceans the functions and features of an exoskeleton molting, metamorphosis, and other interesting body facts the crucial function of arthropods in food chains and webs
As the worlds largest land animals, elephants inspire awe in all of usan awe that has led to myths of might and memory. Despite its immense strength, however, the elephant is a timid creature that uses its power only to defend itself against predators. Kids will learn many facts about these gentle pachyderms, including: the social structure of elephants, in which the female is the leader the animals many, dexterous uses for its trunk the history of the elephants even larger ancestors, including woolly mammoths the dangers that poaching, loss of habitat, and the ivory trade pose to the elephants future
Certain sea slugs have developed a remarkable defensive adaptationthey can use the stinging cells of the sea anemones they eat to protect themselves. Whether adapting over millions of years or in the blink of an eye, How Do Animals Adapt? examines the ever-changing world of animals. Children will thrill at discovering: why animals need to adapt animals that can see using sounds how animals use camouflage and mimicry to protect themselves how wild animals have adapted to habitat loss and learned to live in cities