Introduces the opposites big and small by comparing such animals as big blue whales and small hermit crabs.
Introduces the opposites day and night by comparing the behavior of such animals as nocturnal bats and diurnal squirrels.
Introduces the opposites over and under by comparing the behavior of such animals as giraffes that look out over trees and moles that dig under the ground.
Introduces the opposites near and far by comparing the behavior of such animals as fox pups that stay near dens and butterflies that migrate far south.
Introduces the opposites up and down by comparing the behavior of such animals as eagles up in the air and fish down in the sea.
Teach early Creative Expression concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
Teach early Science concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
Sara Duck is very afraid to do this one thing. Find out how Olive Cat helps Sara overcome her fear.
Chester Fox makes fun of Sara Duck's big feet until her big feet help them out of an unfortunate situation.
Compares and contrasts some of history's most popular dinosaurs through engaging text and dynamic infographics, charts, timelines, photos and strong reading level control.
Silly Kitty lives with his human, Emma, but when Emma is busy, Silly Kitty Has to find things to do. Find out what Silly Kitty finds to do on a rainy day.
In this follow-up to A Carnival of Cats, babies, toddlers and dog-lovers alike will enjoy discovering and guessing what breed of puppy is hiding on the next page. With playful rhyming text from award-winning author Charles Ghigna, and beautiful illustrations by celebrated artist Kristi Bridgeman, this hint-and-reveal board book will have everyone pondering what puppy will turn up next!
X marks the spots where roadrunners have been. Their feet have toes in front and toes in back. And their favorite way to travel is on foot. Though not speedy enough to break Olympic sprint records, roadrunners are fast birds. Beginning readers will be determined to keep up!
Nathan has always loved animals and longs for a pet. When a baby squirrel shows up at Nathan's door, he wonders what could have happened to its mother. It isn't long before his family discovers six more orphaned baby squirrels in need of food and shelter. With help from Batcat, a neighborhood cat who is fed by many but owned by no one, Nathan learns to care for the squirrels. But all babies must leave the nest eventually. Will Nathan finally find a pet to call his own?
Ducks and frogs, swallows and dragonflies, beaver lodges and lily pads a multitude of wonders enchant the child narrator in this tender, beautifully illustrated picture book. A tribute to those fragile, wild places that still exist, In the Red Canoe celebrates the bond between grandparent and grandchild and invites nature lovers of all ages along for the ride.
DJ is always thrilled to spend time with his grandfather, a person he idolizes. When his grandfather announces that he's going to take all of his grandsons on individual adventures, it seems only fair that DJ, as the oldest grandchild, will get his adventure first. An adventure that sees his grandfather at the controls of a small plane as the two fly to Central America for a week. But when someone tries to kidnap him, DJ must flee through the jungle and down a crocodile-infested river, pursued by armed gunmen. When he isn't busy trying to stay alive, DJ discovers things about himself he never suspected and uncovers information that leads him to believe his beloved grandfather is living a secret life. In this exciting prequel to Between Heaven and Earth and Sleeper, the responsible and athletically gifted DJ flies to Central America.
Pugs have a snoring problem that can’t be helped. Short, flat muzzles set the wrinkly-faced canines up for noisy breathing during naptime. Good thing pug owners find the sound endearing! This and other quirks will make for memorable elementary reading.
When ten-year-old Journey Song hears that two pandas are being held in a warehouse in her neighborhood, she worries that they may be hungry, cold and lonely. Horrified to learn that the pandas, originally destined for a zoo in Washington, might be shipped back to China because of a diplomatic spat between China and the United States, Journey rallies her friends and neighbors on the poverty-stricken Eastside. Her infectious enthusiasm for all things panda is hard to resist, and soon she's getting assistance from every corner of her tight-knit neighborhood.
An African Alphabet is a vibrant ABC book that introduces babies and toddlers to the unique variety of animals found in Africa. An alphabet for all ages, the stunning linocut-influenced artwork brings an uncommon selection of critters to life in this lively concept book. From aardvark to zebra and all that's in between, little ones will love learning their alphabet with these colorful creatures.
Legend has it that Pembroke Welsh corgis were born in the homes of fairies and elves. Whether or not the story is true, Pembrokes have been cherished pets for centuries! Short and sturdy, these dogs are reliable herders as well as caring companions with big grins! In this title, curious readers will love reading more about the history and family dynamic of Pembroke Welsh corgis.
The intense gaze of a green-eyed Russian blue draws the attention of any cat admirer. Glistening, plush fur, a regal Russian history, and chosen loyalty to its owner give this cat a reputation of luxury. But the breed was not always so significant. Learn more about how the Russian blue earned a place among cat fanciers in our book for beginning readers.
The Great Bear Rainforest is a majestic place full of tall trees, huge bears and endless schools of salmon. Award-winning photographer and author Ian McAllister's luminous photographs illustrate the story of a lone wolf who swims to one of the small islands that dot the rainforest's coast. The island provides him with everything he needs deer, salmon, fresh water everything, that is, but a mate. When a female wolf arrives on the island's rocky shores, she and he start a family and introduce their pups to the island's bounty.
What happens when one small boy picks up one small piece of litter? He doesn't know it, but his tiny act has big consequences. From the minuscule to the universal, What Matters sensitively explores nature's connections and traces the ripple effects of one child's good deed to show how we can all make a big difference.
Walruses have big tusks under hairy mustaches. These animals use their long teeth to fight or lift themselves out of the water. Walruses have thick skin and a lot of blubber. They can weigh more than 3,000 pounds (1,361 kilograms)! Find out more about these massive creatures in this book for beginning readers.
Pugs were a favorite breed of Chinese emperors and Tibetan monks. These dogs are skilled competitors and loyal partners who love to be challenged. Kids will explore the background and personality of the Pug breed. Blastoff! Series