Teach early Science concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
The birds in Kate's neighborhood have a secret: there's a party today! But where? Kate listens to the clues in the calls of her neighborhood birds and discovers an impromptu birthday party for week-old ducklings.
This delightful adaptation of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, shares zoo keeper and animal preparations for the upcoming "Zoo Day." But things aren't going according to plan . . . The llamas won't quit spitting, the giraffes are drooling, and the zebras aren't happy at all with their stripes. Meanwhile, the zoo keepers are scurrying this way and that, cleaning up poop, ringing mealtime bells, and trying to get the animals bathed. Will "Zoo Day" go off without a hitch? The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes "Creative Sparks: imagine you're a zoo keeper," and "An Animal Adaptation Matching Activity."
Imaginations will soar from the forest floor, up through the canopy and back down again, following the circle of life in this clever adaptation of the song "The Green Grass Grew All Around." The jungle comes alive as children learn about a wide variety of the animals (jaguars, emerald tree boas, leafcutter ants, sloths, poison dart frogs, toucans, and bats) and plants (kapok trees, liana vines, and bromeliads) living in the lush Amazon rainforest. Delve even deeper into the jungle using sidebars and the three-page "For Creative Minds" educational section.
It isn't always easy being a moose but this young moose has a special, joke-telling friend to keep him company and to help him find his way. Join Moose, Magpie and some of their other animal friends as they frolic through a year of changes. Learn what the Liberty Bell and moose have in common or why moose cross the road. Laugh along with Moose and Magpie, and learn something while you are at it. The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes: Is it for real?, Moose and birds, What do moose eat?, Match the moose body part to its adaptation, Moose life cycle, Moose antlers, and Moose fun facts.
Long ago, when the world was young, the magpies' nests were the envy of all other birds. To help the other birds, Maggie Magpie patiently explained how to build a nest. But some birds were impatient and flew off without listening to all the directions, which is why, to this day, birds' nests come in all different shapes and sizes. This clever retelling of an old English folktale teaches the importance of careful listening.
Baby Elephant lives near the river with his family. Baby Elephant learns to pick berries with his mother.
In poetry that winds and wends like a creek through a farmer's field, we journey through one lovely day in Buttercup's life. Whether she is ruminating on the mud beneath her feet or the moon and the stars in the blue-black sky, she draws us deep into her rich and wonderful world. Carolyn Beck spent her summers in fields and meadows. She spends as much time as she can at her cottage in the Muskokas. This is the second book she has worked on with her sister, Andrea. Carolyn lives in Toronto, Ontario. Andrea Beck, creator of the Elliot Moose series, loves animals. She had a beagle named Toby whose black spots reminded her of cow patches. She wishes all cows lived Buttercup's life. Andrea lives in Unionville, Ontario. She created this book using acrylic paint on watercolor paper.
Two worms who are best friends have fun together as they tunnel their way through a garden. Includes facts on how worms help plants grow.
Told in the first person, the narrator describes the ocean as she experiences it through her five senses.
See and count animals that live on the savanna! You can compare numbers, too!
Is a ladybug longer or shorter than a dragonfly? Compare the lengths of insects!
Animals can see, hear, touch, taste, and smell things too. Some animals can do these things much better than you!
A dog's teeth are hard. His fur is soft. See some animals at the zoo that have hard and soft parts, too!
Some pets can fly and some pets can swim. Some have four legs and some have two. What pet do you like best?
Meet my cat! Find out what she likes to do.
Meet animals that live in the rain forest. Find out what they like to eat and how they get their food.
Baby animals get bigger with their mothers' help. Soon they will be all grown up!
How much do you know about animals? In this book, the animals give you clues and you guess who they are.
Can you tell which things are bigger or smaller? Read to compare and classify at home and in nature.
If a spider has eight legs, how many legs do two spiders have? Practice counting and adding all kinds of animal legs.
Learn to count with animals from around the world.
Fox is hungry and wants to eat Rooster! Will Rooster be safe?
There are many different kinds of birds. How many birds have you seen?
How many animal babies can you count?