Shetland Sheepdogs were first used to herd animals on farms in the Shetland Islands. Today, these dogs make great guard dogs, therapy dogs, and companion dogs. Students will learn about the many roles of Shetland Sheepdogs. Blastoff! Series
Take a trip to the pond and learn how a tadpole grows up to become a frog in this nonfiction book for early readers. Featuring vibrant photographs, illustrations and simple, informative text, readers are sure to be delighted!
The love of a mother is a truly remarkable thing - in both humans an animals. It gives and forgives, directs and protects, and puts the heart in a home. I rhyming verse, this book captures the many special qualities of motherlove.
Legend has it that Pembroke Welsh corgis were born in the homes of fairies and elves. Whether or not the story is true, Pembrokes have been cherished pets for centuries! Short and sturdy, these dogs are reliable herders as well as caring companions with big grins! In this title, curious readers will love reading more about the history and family dynamic of Pembroke Welsh corgis.
The intense gaze of a green-eyed Russian blue draws the attention of any cat admirer. Glistening, plush fur, a regal Russian history, and chosen loyalty to its owner give this cat a reputation of luxury. But the breed was not always so significant. Learn more about how the Russian blue earned a place among cat fanciers in our book for beginning readers.
Imaginations will soar from the forest floor, up through the canopy and back down again, following the circle of life in this clever adaptation of the song "The Green Grass Grew All Around." The jungle comes alive as children learn about a wide variety of the animals (jaguars, emerald tree boas, leafcutter ants, sloths, poison dart frogs, toucans, and bats) and plants (kapok trees, liana vines, and bromeliads) living in the lush Amazon rainforest. Delve even deeper into the jungle using sidebars and the three-page "For Creative Minds" educational section.
This title covers the first days and weeks of a duckling’s life through simple sentences. Fun and colorful photographs correlate with the text. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jr. is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.