Young readers will be delighted to learn more about the animals living around them. At the same time, they will be introduced to some basic science concepts. Wonderful photographs help show the connection between non-living things, such as sunshine and soil, and living things, such as plants, animals, and people. An activity offers suggestions on how children can become backyard helpers.
Provides step-by-step instructions for performing experiments with insects, investigating various prinicples about their behavior.
Beavers, chipmunks, porcupines, mice, and other rodents sing rap songs about themselves in this clever and highly entertaining book! Simple rhyme and humorous photographs help teach readers about the unique characteristics of animals in the rodent family.
Children will enjoy seeing cats and kittens doing funny thingsdancing, singing, reading, and wearing funny hats. Easy-to-read text helps children read along. An interactive section asks children if they have their own funny cat and what funny things it likes to do.
Amazing illustrations of dinosaurs help give children the basic facts of these giant reptilesbody parts, how they moved, and what they ate. An entertaining game asks children to pair up modern animals with dinosaurs that share the same body characteristics.
Young readers are introduced to the concept of habitats in this colorful book. Each spread describes a different habitat and the animals that live there. Children will learn about habitats in forests, deserts, grasslands, wetlands, on mountains, and in the Arctic and Antarctic. An activity asks readers to use what they have learned to match photos of habitats with their habitat names.
Children are introduced to the concept of hatching. Young readers will love the incredible photographs that show a variety of animals hatching from their shells. An activity at the end asks children to guess which of the things pictured on the page hatch and which do not.