Highlights animals of all types known for their large size, including the blue whale, the Goliath beetle, and more. Includes comprehension activity.
Bugs! See the work of an artist who makes giant sculptures of some of the world's smallest creatures. Enjoy a creepy crawly counting poem. Learn about an insect eating caterpillar and get answers to questions such as "why can't bugs talk?" Stories by Jennifer Mattox, Mary Meinking, Charlotte, Gunnufson, and Highlights for Children.
In the Dark! Find the lights in the scary night. What do sheep count to fall to sleep? Enjoy a silly story about when the lights go out… dancing. Learn how bats can fly at night and how they drink water in flight. Stories by Maggie Murphy, Amy S. Hansen, Noelle Poulet, Alison Pearce Stevens, Ph.D., Marianne Mitchell, and Marileta Robinson.
Deserts are full of surprises! An amazing array of animals calls this driest place on Earth their home. Through rhythm and rhyme, children meet a new animal on every page. They won’t be able to resist getting in on all the action as animal parents teach their babies how to live in this unusual place - camels kneel, armadillos dig, dingoes sniff, and jerboas jump. Cut paper collages capture the subtle beauty of the desert and also "hide" more animals for young eyes to find. Additional information, a world map, and tips from the author give parents and teachers all they need to make learning fun. One part song, one part story, and one part sheer delight!
This educational title explores the various habitats and behavior of animals that live together on a farm. From a band of horses to a farrow of piglets, large photos take children on a journey around the globe to learn about animal groups. Each page spread has a simple sentence followed by facts about the animals. SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Count up to 20 by twos, learning about baby farm animals along the way.
Count up to 50 by fives, learning about African animals that live on the savanna.
Learn about insects while practicing addition facts with single digit numbers.
A Level 1 Amicus Reader that describes tiny animals around the world. Examples include the pygmy marmoset, bee hummingbird, and ladybug. Includes comprehension activity.
Introduces the opposites big and small by comparing such animals as big blue whales and small hermit crabs.
Introduces the opposites near and far by comparing the behavior of such animals as fox pups that stay near dens and butterflies that migrate far south.
Introduces the opposites over and under by comparing the behavior of such animals as giraffes that look out over trees and moles that dig under the ground.
Introduces the opposites up and down by comparing the behavior of such animals as eagles up in the air and fish down in the sea.
Introduces differences in size by comparing groups of big animals, such as big turtles, wildcats, and ocean creatures.
Introduces differences in length and height by comparing dog breeds and their features, such as legs, ears, and noses.
Introduces differences in size by comparing groups of small animals, such as small birds, turtles, and fish.
Introduces rain forest plants and animals, such as orchids, jaguars, and snakes, while teaching the concept of counting to ten.
Introduces dogs, cats, hamsters, and other fun pets, while teaching the concept of counting to ten.
Introduces pigs, horses, chicks, and other objects around the farm, while teaching the concept of counting to ten.
What will peck and poke, and swim, or fly, or wobble out of each egg? Ten spreads with gatefolds and a dramatic fold-out finale lead young readers from a single penguin egg to an ostrich's clutch of ten. Throughout, kids expand their grasp of nature - animals who hatch from eggs, their birthing environments, and what they're like when newly hatched.
From dogs and cats to turtles and rats, this book uses rhyme to show kids the facts! Photographs of pets in funny situations help children understand the concept of size. Children learn by comparing animals to determine which is bigger or smaller. An activity at the end asks children to identify which animal on the page is the biggest, the smallest, and medium-sized.
Four hungry Torosauruses are chasing three fast Mynonykuses. One of them is not going to get lunch! Kids will love counting dinosaurs in this exciting book about numbers.
Count the circles on Billy's bike as he tries to catch up to his pet Hypsilophodonts. Kids will enjoy looking for shapes in this entertaining book that puts kids and dinosaurs together in everyday situations.
The bustle of the crowd is waning and the zoo is quieting for the night. The polar bear picks up the ball and dribbles onto the court; the nightly game begins. A frog jumps up to play one-on-one and then a penguin waddles in to join the team. Count along as the game grows with the addition of each new animal and the field of players builds to ten. Three zebras serve as referees and keep the clock, because this game must be over before the zookeeper makes her rounds.
Animals, like people, enjoy spending time with their friends and family. Many groups of animals have their own unique names. Did you know group of gorillas is a called a band? And a bunch of billy goats is a tribe? Following in the footsteps of Multiply on the Fly (multiplication), What's New at the Zoo? (addition) and What's the Difference? (subtraction), this rhythmic, fun-to-read-aloud book introduces children to division as they conquer bands, tribes, mobs and more.