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Zebras Have Stripes

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633620797

Young children are naturally curious about animals. Tell Me Why Zebras Have Stripes offers answers to their most compelling questions about the unusual pattern of this African animal. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Prickly Animals

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963773

In Prickly Animals, early fluent readers learn about animals such as the sea urchin, porcupine, and pufferfish that protect themselves against predators with sharp spines. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore the unique adaptations of these prickly animals. An infographic explores the anatomy of a porcupine quill, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about prickly animals using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Prickly Animals also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Alligators

Alan Walker (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9780997989601

Want to get close to an alligator? Flip though pages of alligator facts and full-spread photos What do they eat? How do they hunt? A book you can really sink your teeth into!

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.

Iguanas

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605779

A look at iguanas, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their dewlaps, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their protected status in the world today.

Raccoons

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605809

A look at raccoons, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their facial masks, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their hunted status in the world today.

Koala

Laura K. Murray (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605724

An exploration of the life cycle and life span of koalas, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a koala’s growth process from embryo to joey to mature koala.