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Mites

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602778

A basic introduction to mites, examining where they live, how they grow, what they eat, and the unique traits that help to define them, such as their ability to live on animals and in dust. Some of our world’s most intriguing animals are among its creepiest. Creepy Creatures looks into the microscope, combs through fur, and investigates the outdoors to spotlight six more mini-beasts that scurry, fly, or jump. Each book matches clear text with up-close (and often startling) photos to give young readers an easy-to-follow introduction to the featured creature’s body, growth process, behavior, food sources, and common habitats. Each title concludes with an activity that emphasizes the animal’s defining physical characteristics.

Peacocks

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609333

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of peacocks, the rainforest birds whose males have showy feathers. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why peacocks are so colorful.

Snow Leopards

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609364

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of snow leopards, the non-roaring big cats of Central Asia. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why snow leopards have spotted fur.

Armadillos

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609296

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of armadillos, the distinctively armored American mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how armadillos became musical.

Meerkats

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607988

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of meerkats, the African mammals that live in mobs. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why meerkats are always on the lookout.

Storks

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608008

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of storks, Earth’s big wading birds. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why marabou storks have featherless heads.

The Great North Woods

Brian Heinz (author), Michael Rothman (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607896

In the northeastern region known as the Great North Woods, day dawns with quivering aspens, waters teem with life, forests prowl with predators, and nature is celebrated in rhyme.

Bighorn Sheep

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607933

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of bighorn sheep, the wild sheep of North America. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how the animals got their curly horns.

Falcons

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607957

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of falcons, Earth’s fast-flying birds of prey. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why peregrine falcons are such good fliers.

Iguanas

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607964

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of iguanas, the North and South American dewlapped reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why iguanas live in trees.

Robins

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607377

A high-interest introduction to the life cycle of robins, including how fledglings develop, their varied diet, threats from predators, and the treetop habitats of these backyard animals.

Squirrels

Lindsy J. O'Brien (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607384

A high-interest introduction to the life cycle of squirrels, including how kits develop, their plant-based diet, threats from predators, and the sturdy, nested habitats of these backyard animals.

Snow Leopards

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607469

A look at snow leopards, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their retractable claws, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their ability to survive changing climates in the world today.

Chipmunks

Lindsy J. O'Brien (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607339

A high-interest introduction to the life cycle of chipmunks, including how pups develop, their plant-based diet, threats from predators, and the burrowed habitats of these backyard animals.

Mice

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607353

A high-interest introduction to the life cycle of mice, including how pinkies develop, their plant-based diet, threats from predators, and the woodsy habitats of these backyard animals.

Moles

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607360

A high-interest introduction to the life cycle of moles, including how pups develop, their varied diet, threats from predators, and the underground habitats of these backyard animals.

Hippopotamuses

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606592

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of hippopotamuses, the large African mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why hippos live mostly in water.

Dr. Doolittle

Seymour Chwast (author), Seymour Chwast (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606257

American artist Seymour Chwast reinterprets Hugh Lofting’s The Story of Doctor Dolittle for a 21st-century, graphic-novel-influenced audience, formatting the text in a comic style.

The Long Tall Journey

Jan Wahl (author), Laurent Gapaillard (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606264

In this tale inspired by true events, a giraffe journeys from its home in Africa to a 19th-century menagerie in France, encountering curiosities and establishing a new purpose in life.

Zebras

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603904

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of zebras, the striped African horses. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how zebras came to have striped fur. From humpbacked camels to drumming woodpeckers, and from fast-flying hummingbirds to slow-moving tortoises, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.

Cougars

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603843

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of cougars, the second largest cats of the Americas. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why cougars have long, thin bodies.From humpbacked camels to drumming woodpeckers, and from fast-flying hummingbirds to slow-moving tortoises, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.

Hummingbirds

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603850

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of hummingbirds, Earth’s smallest birds. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why hummingbirds have beautiful feathers. From humpbacked camels to drumming woodpeckers, and from fast-flying hummingbirds to slow-moving tortoises, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.

Camels

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603836

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of camels, hump-backed, furry desert-dwellers. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how camels got their humps. From humpbacked camels to drumming woodpeckers, and from fast-flying hummingbirds to slow-moving tortoises, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.

Tortoises

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603874

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of tortoises, the slow moving shelled reptiles. Also included is a retelling of Aesop’s famous fable about the tortoise and the hare. From humpbacked camels to drumming woodpeckers, and from fast-flying hummingbirds to slow-moving tortoises, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.

How Animals Hide

Karen L. Kenney (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533351

A Level 1 Amicus Reader that describes how different animals hide from other animals by looking like their background, changing their physical appearance, and by altering their movement. Includes comprehension activity.