The life cycle of a frog takes place in water and on land. It begins in spring with a male frog croaking a song to attract a female. Young readers will read about and watch an egg develop into a tadpole and then into an adult frog. Blastoff! Series
My name is Little Meerkat. I stand on my hind legs and keep lookout. When I see danger I shout, "Waauk-waauk," to my brothers and sisters. Want to know more? Then open this book and follow Little Meerkat into the Kalahari desert. A series of questions and answers introduce children to the life and habitat of Little Meerkat. Scientifically accurate illustrations make these exotic animals accessible to young readers.
These tiny insects are one of the most destructive insects to plant life. Thousands of aphids can live and feed on one plant. Readers will eat this book up, learning what aphids look like, how they use different parts of their bodies, and how ants and aphids help each other live. Blastoff! Series
Earth has hundreds of thousands of lakes with a wide range of sizes. Young readers will learn about how lakes form, the different kinds of lakes, and what animals call lakes home. Blastoff! Series
Unlike many insects, damselflies begin their lives underwater. After hatching from eggs and shedding their skin several times, damselflies emerge from the water to begin life on land. Discover the different parts of a damselfly's body, how their wings work, and how they hunt for food! Blastoff! Series
Did you know that dragonflies have six legs like other insects, but cannot walk? Dragonflies use their powerful wings to get from place to place. Learn all about a dragonfly's wings and how dragonflies use the other parts of their bodies to hunt and survive. Blastoff! Series
Contrary to their name's suggestion, earwigs do not crawl into people's ears. Earwigs have pinchers on their bodies that they use to fight other earwigs or pick up food. Find out about the other parts of an earwig's body, what earwigs eat, and how earwigs take care of their young. Blastoff! Series