This arctic adaptation of "This is the House that Jack Built" follows polar bears, walruses, seals, narwhals and beluga whales as they chase each other around "the ice that floats in the Arctic waters." Not only is the rhythmic, cumulative prose good for early readers; it is a pure delight to read aloud. The "For Creative Minds" section helps children learn how these animals live in the cold, icy arctic region.
Little Worm realizes the difference between needing something and wanting something.
Jimmy finds a bat in his bedroom, so he and his friends decide to build new bat houses to prevent them from getting into their houses.
Someone is trying to sabotage the zoo. Paisley and Ben must invent something to stop them.
Young readers follow a fun story of a family out fishing for trout while learning new words in the –out word family.
Young readers follow the silly adventures of Nat the cat while learning new words in the –at word family.
Young readers follow the trials of a young crow growing while learning new words in the –ow word family.
Young readers read about a pet pig, Zig, who loves to dig while learning new words in the –ig word family.
Young readers read about a farmer who tries to get his sheep to sleep while learning new words in the –eep word family.
Introduces synonyms for dirty by detailing the messy, sloppy, and filthy animals at the zoo.
Young readers follow a bird trying to nab a crab while learning new words in the
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 the opposites big and small by comparing such animals as big blue whales and small hermit crabs.
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 in and out by comparing the behavior of such animals as penguins diving into water and baby crocodiles hatching out of eggs.
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 day and night by comparing the behavior of such animals as nocturnal bats and diurnal squirrels.
Pugs were a favorite breed of Chinese emperors and Tibetan monks. These dogs are skilled competitors and loyal partners who love to be challenged. Kids will explore the background and personality of the Pug breed. Blastoff! Series
The poems in this book tell stories of animals and nature, from two sweaty hippos, a smiling lizard and some creepy crawlers to a few tricky dandelions. At the end of each poem, find out more in an interview with a key character or a list of fascinating facts.
Lyle goes to outlandish extremes to try to get his pet mouse to smile, but it is his little sister who understands that all that is needed is CHEESE.
Compare and contrast different animals through predictable, rhyming analogies. Find the similarities between even the most incompatible animals . . . bat is to flit as eagle is to soar; dog is to bark as lion is to roar. Comparisons include sounds, physical adaptations, behaviors, and animals classes and are so fun, readers learn without even realizing it! Animalogy is to fun, as animals are to nature.
This engaging book uses a simple question-and-answer format that features rhyme. Children will be delighted by images of a cat in a hat, a dog on a log, and a mouse in a house. The book also helps children differentiate between the locations in and on.
Children will love the comical photographs of animals in different hip-hop dance positions! Dancing lemurs, bunnies, chimpanzees, and elephants groove to a simple rhyme pattern in this entertaining book. Children are asked to choose the hip-hop animal they think is the best dancer, as well as the animal or group of animals having the most fun.
Fun photographs of different animals taking a bath are the highlight of this entertaining book. Repetitive text structure and close picture-to-text match help children read along as they see a bear, a bird, a cat, an elephant, a monkey, and other animals splashing and squirting water. Young children are then asked to relate it to their own experience - do you like having a bath?
Look out! Mina's pet Deinonychuses have spilled the paint! Kids will love this simple book that uses dinosaurs to mix colors in order to create new colors.