Introduces the Shih-Tzu, where it comes from, how big it can get, what its strengths are, and the care it requires.
Introduces the Weimaraner, where it comes from, how big it can get, what its strengths are, and the care it requires.
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 sophisticated Maltese. Readers learn about where it came from, who likes to have them as pets, and how to care for them.
Explore a prairie dog's town, built entirely underground! Prairie dogs create elaborate burrows with a system of connected chambers, tunnels, and entrances. Using communication and teamwork, these social animals cooperate to build their homes, guard their territory, and stay safe from predators. Jaw-dropping photos, a habitat map, and fascinating information will captivate young readers as they learn about these truly spectacular animal towns.
When Debbie Zeisler adopted a huge dog named Bear from an animal shelter, she had no idea that one day he would save her life. In 2011, Debbie was leaving her house when Bear suddenly blocked her path. Somehow, the big dog sensed that Debbie, who suffers from seizures, was going to have an attack. Unaware of what was coming, Debbie continued walking. Then the seizure struck, and Debbie fell down and banged her head. Bear, the amazing shelter dog, ran to get help--and, ultimately, helped save his owner's life. This is just one of many inspiring stories found in Shelter Dogs. After being rescued, many shelter dogs, just like Bear, go on to do extraordinary things. From searching for earthquake survivors to helping people with medical problems, young readers will be amazed at how shelter dogs save lives and help people in need.
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