As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on predators. Did you know in one leap the black panther can cover 25 feet (7.6m)? A panther can also jump 12 feet (3.6m) high! Learn all about the black panther, tiger, wolf, sea otter, mamba, snake, praying mantis, spider, scorpion, killer whale, great white shark, and bald eagle!
Children will explore fun facts about different barnyard animals and learn the name of each animal baby with this colorful book featuring real photographs and sounds. Studies show that young learners find it easier to associate real-life animals to photographs than to illustrations. From adorable, little puppies to spotted baby calves, this book teaches children about all of their favorite barnyard friends!
As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on safari babies. Did you know the first thing a baby zebra learns after birth is its mother’s stripe pattern? This is how zebras recognize each other. After a foal is born it takes its first steps within an hour.
As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on farm animals. Did you know that pigs are sensitive to the sun and don’t have any sweat glands? That’s why they like to roll in the mud to keep cool. Learn all about pigs, goats, chickens, cows, sheep, horses, turkeys and more.
Listen to the story! Read the story! Sing the Story! “It's Night-Night Time,” includes the Read-along version of the story followed by the same story sung in an adorable song. Snuggle close to your little one and enjoy this rhyming story about mommy animals gently tucking their babies into bed. “It’s night-night time,” said Mama Horse as her little foal softly neighed. “Snuggle close, and bow your head. Our nighttime prayers, we’ll say.” Mama Cat, Raccoon, Cow, Mouse, Horse, and Bird, each say “good night” to their babies in a different, caring way. Young readers will be captivated by the comforting story and reassuring illustrations. This book is the perfect way to end a busy day. Other titles in the Read & Sing Along Series include: A Is For Alligator, A Pilot Flies Her Plane, At The Farm, Diez En La Cama, Down Through The Chimney, Duerme, Mi Pequenito, Hickory Dickory Dock & More, Humpty Dumpty & More, Huge Machines, I Like Colors, I Thank God For You, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Llego La Noche, Me Gustan Los Colores, Sleep, My Little One, Ten In The Bed, Two By Two & The Wheels On The Bus.
In Animal Control Officers, beginning readers will learn how animal control officers help hurt, lost, or injured animals. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they discover how animal control officers use tools and experience to help animals and keep them and humans safe. A labeled diagram helps readers identify tools of the trade, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about animal control officers online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Animal Control Officers also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Animal Control Officers is part of Jump!’s Community Helpers series.
In Zookeepers, vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they discover how zookeepers work in zoos to keep animals safe and healthy. A labeled diagram helps readers identify tools of the trade, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about zookeepers online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Zookeepers also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Zookeepers is part of Jump!’s Community Helpers series.
Animals in Danger! Chimpanzees introduces young readers to these animals that are facing a fight for survival. With stunning photos and simple text, the profiles how this animal lives, why it is endangered, and what is being done to help.
Animals in Danger! Polar Bears introduces young readers to these animals that are facing a fight for survival. With stunning photos and simple text, the profiles how this animal lives, why it is endangered, and what is being done to help.
Animals in Danger! Orangutans introduces young readers to these animals that are facing a fight for survival. With stunning photos and simple text, the profiles how this animal lives, why it is endangered, and what is being done to help.
Want to know if the Canada lynx lives in any other countries, or where not to go if you don't want to run into a venomous cottonmouth snake? This vibrant atlas is packed with eye-catching images of animals and their ecosystems and territories. Useful maps and text provide readers with easy-to-access geographic and biological information on animals that live throughout the world.
Draw a realistic-looking fossil like paleontologist Mary Anning did and make a plaster cast of it; or make your own terrarium like Doctor Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward to study plants and insects. This title gives readers both an understanding of the properties of living things and the skills to investigate great discoveries and works. Exciting and easy-to-understand experiments encourage budding scientists, inventors, engineers, and artists to stand on the shoulders of the curious and creative people who came before them.
Animals live in many kinds of habitats, located in different parts of the world. This book compares and contrasts these habitats and encourages students to learn how animals have adapted to where they live. Using cause-and-effect vocabulary, the book also explains why many animals are endangered and the reasons their lives are at risk. Students are asked to map the locations of different animal habitats and to come up with their own suggestions on how people can help threatened animals.
Long considered by humans as a threat to livestock, wolves are hunted as pests. In particular, the gray wolf has been hunted almost to extinction in parts of North America. But these keystone predators help keep an ecosystem in balance. This book details reintroduction programs that have helped populations recover—yet they still occupy only 10 percent of their historic range.
Humpback whales are a true ecological success story. Readers will be enthralled by the story of these masters of the deep, listed as endangered in 1970. Protected by an international ban on hunting all whales in 1982, the humpback recovered so well it was no longer listed as endangered in most of the world by 2016.
Listed as a threatened species in 1975, the grizzly bears near Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming have made a remarkable recovery. Intriguing text and vibrant images will draw readers into the story of the bear's decline due to human interaction and habitat loss, and the strategies put in place that helped it return.
The American alligator, which escaped extinction 65 million years ago, was nearly wiped out in the marshes and swamps of Louisiana and Florida in the last century. Today, they are thriving. This exciting book tells the story of how government protection, habitat preservation, and a campaign to reduce the demand for alligator products helped bring back these fierce-looking predators.
The only remaining wild population of whooping cranes breeds in Canada and winters in the United States. The story of their recovery is a tale of cross-border cooperation and the work of a team of international biologists. Readers will be able to chart their course and determine the elements of this successful recovery plan.
Only Owl knows why Goose will be flying north.
Scout finally finds a game that her mother approves of.
A poem about all the things a dog might be saying when he barks.
Krystal discovers why a snail is taking so long to cross the sidewalk.
Abby is jealous of a young drifter's expertise with horses.
Saralynn helps her uncle discover the missing "puppy."
This poem imagines what an ant's home might look like underground.