Peer into the nocturnal skies with this high-interest introduction to the large fruit bats known as flying foxes.
Peer into the nocturnal North American forests with this high-interest introduction to the green-winged insects known as luna moths.
Peer into the nocturnal Southeast Asian tropical forests with this high-interest introduction to the venomous primates known as slow lorises.
Peer into the nocturnal Tasmanian forests with this high-interest introduction to the sharp-toothed carnivorous marsupials known as Tasmanian devils.
Scampers is no ordinary mouse. She's curious. She asks questions. And she experiments. In short, she thinks like a scientist! Her friend Nibbles, reluctantly joins her as they set out to discover the truth about the owl in the garden. Children will enjoy the jaunty dialogue and whimsical illustrations, and along the way they'll learn how think like a scientist, too!
A little bird, a big sky, and the first time out of the nest! A robin’s first flight is a gentle reminder about what we can accomplish if we just keep trying. As reviewer Sue Lowell Gallion says, "Children (and parents!) experiencing the many firsts of growing up will relate to this lively story of a young robin learning to fly. Playful, rhyming text and winsome water color illustrations give readers a birds’ eye view of the baby birds' emotions and adventures on its way to solo flight."
Two heavyweights clash on the African savanna! Though neither elephants nor rhinos seek out fights, these huge mammals should not be taken lightly. This high-interest title compares how the two animals defend themselves, from deadly tusks to fighting moves. Profiles call out statistics like height and weight, and graphs compare tusks to horns. A closing narrative takes readers through an elephant vs. rhino battle. Who will come out on top?
Shiba inus are playful companions and skilled hunters from the mountains of Japan. They are a little shy, but these fluffy friends are also loyal and loving. Discover more about this bold breed through leveled text, striking photos, and features highlighting the breed, where they are from, and more in this title for early readers.
Fast, friendly, and sweet, vizslas are one breed early readers will want to check out! These smart dogs love to play and work, often taking on special jobs to help their communities. Engaging text combines with vibrant photos and special features such as a map and a breed profile to introduce readers to this awesome dog!
In the distance, a twig snaps. A white-tailed deer perks up. Time to run! White-tailed deer thrive in the forest biome. Special adaptations such as strong senses and speedy running help them find food and avoid danger. This low-level title uses simple text to explore the lives of the deer. Special features offer extra information such as range, conservation status, life span, and diet.
Who would dare challenge a lion? Cunning spotted hyenas take on the king of beasts often on the African savanna. Backed by clans of up to 80, they fight lions for food and territory. In this high-interest title, readers learn about the advantages lions and hyenas hold, from camouflaged fur and sharp teeth to intelligence and strength in numbers. Features visually call out statistics such as speed, tooth size, and weight. A fight plays out in a final narrative chapter. Will hyenas topple the lion’s royal status?
Whether their straight, white coats are trimmed short or tied into a topknot, maltese are are too cute not to love! These cuddly canines enjoy snuggling up, but they can be bold and fearless, too. Early readers will learn all about maltese in this engaging title. The text is supported by bright photos, a breed profile, a coat feature, and a map showing the dogs’ origins.
Curious and always ready to play, miniature schnauzers are one dog breed that early readers will love to learn about! As members of the Terrier Group, mini schnauzers are alert and fearless. Readers will enjoy learning about this fun breed through engaging text, photos, and special features a breed profile, a map, and a coat graphic.
Moose are forest survivors! Split hooves, thick fur, and other adaptations help these tall mammals thrive in the diverse forest biome. This simple text takes readers on a journey through the forest for an up-close look at the lives of moose. Special features offer extra information such as range, conservation status, life span, and diet.
Ferrets are playful pets that are always on the move. But these cute critters need more than play. They require special care! This engaging text serves as a ferret care primer, with information about ferret personalities, food, games, cages, and more. Special features such as a profile, a supply list, and a care duties checklist offer additional knowledge about ferret care.
A prickly hedgehog curls into a ball. Time to hide! These shy pets may be cute, but they need help staying healthy! This fun title explores hedgehog care, from how these pets behave to what they eat, how they play, and where they sleep. Additional features such as a profile, a supply list, and a care duties checklist offer even more information on caring for a pet hedgehog.
A mini horse jumps over an obstacle. Later, it pulls its owner in a cart. These special talents make the mini horse a standout pet! With engaging text and fun photos, this title introduces readers to the ins and outs of keeping a mini horse as a pet. Special features such as a profile, a supply list, and a care duties checklist add even more information about mini horse care.
How big do mini pigs grow? What games do they like to play? These questions and more are answered in this fun title about mini pig pets. The book details all that readers need to know about mini pig care, from the pigs’ personalities to the food they eat to how to keep them healthy. Special features include a profile, a supply list, and a care duties checklist.
Rats are friendly pets that love to chew. They happily nibble snacks. Then they give themselves baths! These critters make great pets, and this title proves it. The book is a guide for pet rat care, including what they eat, where they live, and how they play. The fun text combines with a profile, a supply list, and a care duties checklist to create an engaging primer on pet rats!
A sugar glider takes a big leap! It glides to a high shelf across the room. This critter can glide up to 165 feet! Sugar gliders may be cute, but they need a lot of care. This fun text teaches readers how to keep pet sugar gliders healthy, including how to feed, house, and play with them. A profile, a supply list, and a care duties checklist offer even more sugar glider care tips!
Raccoons are skilled survivors! These critters easily climb up and down trees to avoid predators. Then they scurry off to secret dens! This low-level text introduces readers to the adaptations that help raccoons survive in the forest biome. Special features offer additional information such as range, conservation status, life span, and diet.
Leopards are ferocious fighters that hunt for a living. But could they take on a powerful 450-pound gorilla? This high-interest text weighs the advantages of these fierce beasts and examines their attack moves. Charts and profiles compare the animals in speed, strength, and size, while a narrative outlines a fight between the two animals. Which of these fighters will be crowned king of the jungle?
A long howl rises over the dark forest. It is a gray wolf calling for its pack! Gray wolves are intelligent creatures whose bodies and behaviors are adapted to thrive in the forest biome. This title features low-level text and striking photos to take readers on a journey into the life of a gray wolf. Maps and other features show off range, conservation status, life span, and diet.
Great gray owls can rotate their heads 280 degrees! This unique skill is one of many adaptations outlined in this low-level title about great gray owls. Simple text and beautiful photos combine to offer readers an inside look at how these forest flyers were made for the forest. Added features offer information such as range, conservation status, life span, and diet.
Deep in the Rocky Mountains, grizzlies and wolves constantly compete for food. This high-interest title examines the claws, teeth, and super senses that keep these apex predators at the top of the food chain. Readers will also witness a battle for food in an action-packed narrative scene. Who will take home the prize this time?