This photo-illustrated book describes basking sharks, the larget sharks in the sea. Explains how they use gill-rakers to feed on zooplankton, their life cycle, and work being done to protect this species of huge but gentle sharks. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.
Explains what insects are and how they live and grow; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different insect concepts.
With tuxedo-like markings on their coats, Boston terriers always look ready for a black tie event. Add an irresistible personality to this fancy look, and it’s no wonder why the little terriers are the chosen company of many dog lovers. The Boston terriers in this book are sure to charm young readers.
A brief introduction to the flying pterodactyls, highlighting their size, habitat, food sources, and demise. Also included is a virtual field trip to a museum with notable pterodactyl fossils.
A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of bats, Earth's only flying mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how bats helped shape the earth.
A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of bison, shaggy beasts of the plains and woods. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why bison have humps.
A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of alligators, some of Earth's largest reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why alligators and dogs don't get along.