Bold colors, easy-to-read text, and oversized, striking photos introduce young readers to the zebra! Readers will discover the zebra's unique body features, diet, social behavior, habitat, ways of communication, predators, methods of defense, and threats to its survival. In addition, readers will learn about the life of a baby zebra, from foal to independence. Maps highlight zebra territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly zebra facts. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Africa and the incredible zebra! Features include a table of contents, fun facts, maps, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Think about grass, trees, flowers -- even the dirt and weeds -- all around you. Did you know these are the habitats or natural homes for insects, birds, and other animals? Not only are the plants important to Earth's animals, the health and safety of Earth's many different animals are important to your health. Learn why biodiversity is important, how the natural homes of various animals are being threatened, and what you can do now to preserve and protect our natural environment. Book features: Table of Contents; Glossary; For More Information including books and web sites; Index; photos and captions; charts and graphs; source notes.
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.
A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of eagles, Earth's most widespread birds of prey. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why people respect eagles.