From blending into their surroundings to biting and releasing stinky smells, this informative book introduces young readers to the different ways insects protect and defend themselves from predators. The interesting ways in which insects sense danger are also explored.
Many insects work together to survive. Engaging text and exciting images help give readers a close-up look at bees, wasps, termites, and ants. They will discover how these insects organize their groups into a social order. Each insect plays a particular role within their group and cooperates in order to complete daily tasks and increase the group's chances of survival.
This juicy book shows how some insects get the food they need to survive from plants, while others get it from animals, or both plants and animals. Readers will be surprised to learn that the mouthparts of an insect usually determine what it eatssome chew, some sip.
Children who have a pet kittenand those who would just love to have onewill enjoy finding out all there is to know about caring for kittens and cats. Simple text and bright images clearly cover all the basics. Kittens covers key topics such as: different breeds of cats welcoming a kitten into your home feeding a kitten good grooming techniques successful litter training understanding kitten behavior
Labrador Retrievers uses illustrations, photographs, and interesting text to teach children how to take care of their Labs. This book includes detailed grooming instructions and tips, as well as suggestions for how much exercise and food these dogs require. Children will also be fascinated by the history of the breed how to train Labs the breeds food and exercise needs
Mice are one of the most undemanding pets for young children. There are, however, some very important responsibilities that owners should be aware of. The simple text and beautiful images in Mice show: the various colors and varieties of mice making a good home socializing mice properly picking up a mouse keeping a mouse healthy mouse safety
Kids can enjoy hours of good company with lively pet parakeets. The concise text and bright photographs in Parakeets will teach young people how to keep pet parakeets safe and healthy. They will learn about: parakeet food setting up a parakeet cage proper handling of these pet birds baby parakeets keeping a parakeet clean
Puppies may be cute, but they are also a lot of work! Puppies introduces young readers to all they need to know about being great puppy and dog owners. Colorful images and concise text highlight topics such as: different breeds of dogs newborn puppies housebreaking puppies grooming short- and long-haired dogs keeping dogs and owners safe visiting a veterinarian
Soft, cuddly rabbits are among the most popular pets for children, but they need a lot of attention. This informative book uses simple language and clear images to teach kids how to be responsible rabbit owners. Rabbits covers key topics such as: different breeds of rabbits what rabbits should eat how to keep a rabbit healthy visiting a veterinarian keeping your rabbit safe indoors and outdoors
Cocker Spaniels gives children specific advice on caring for this specific breed. This book uses simple language and clear images to teach children how to care for their spaniel properly. Topics covered include grooming requirements exercise demands temperament of the breed
Hamsters sleep all day long and when they wake up in the evening theyre looking for fun! Hamsters prepares young pet owners for what to expect from these nocturnal rodents. This book includes: which cage is best nutritious hamster food great toys for play time handling hamsters sleeping habits keeping hamsters healthy
Kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, sugar gliders, and opossums are just a few of the marsupial babies introduced in this book. Children will learn that marsupial babies are born earlier than other baby mammals are and continue to grow and nurse inside their mothers pouches. They will love the pictures of these cute animals peeking out at the world around them. The book introduces life cycles, bodies, the foods these animals eat, how they move, and where on Earth they live.
This book tells the story of Ankylosaurus. This armored beast looked like a walking tank. It lived during the Cretaceous period between 100 and 65 million years ago and fed on plant material. At the end of its tail grew a bony club that it used to protect itself.
This book tells the story of the enormous Apatosaurus, who lived during the late Jurassic period between 170 and 140 million years ago. It weighed up to 33 tons (30 metric tons), was more than 65 feet (20 meters) long, yet ate only plant food. It had bony skids on the underside of its long tail to protect the soft parts.
This book tells the story of the powerfully built Sabre-tooth Tiger who stalked the land more than 10,000 years ago. It was like no cat living today. At the front of its jaw grew two long, curved canine teeth that resembled two sharp sabres. A fierce predator, it used these long teeth to pierce the flesh of its prey.
This book tells the story of the mighty Tyrannosaurus, which lived during the Cretaceous period between 140 and 65 million years ago. This ferocious dinosaur was one of the largest meat eaters, growing up to 40 feet (12 meters) in length. Its head was huge and full of long, sharp teeth.
Written in a simple and easy-to-understand style, Animals Called Mammals introduces the major characteristics of mammals, including fur and backbones, to young readers. Primates, rodents, marsupials, and other mammal groups are also introduced, using delightful images and simple descriptions.
There are more than a million species of insects living on Earth, and all insects have similar bodies. In Insect Bodies, children will learn the major physical features of insects and the importance of each body part. Close-up photographs and clearly labeled illustrations help explain an insects three main body sections the different kinds of insect mouthparts how insects use their eyes and antennae why and how insects molt as they grow how insects move
The desert is a habitat of extreme climate that provides plants and animals with unique survival challenges. A Desert Habitat provides an introduction to one of the worlds most fascinating desert habitats: the Sonoran Desert. More plants and animals live in the Sonoran Desert than in any other desert on Earth. A Desert Habitat uses simple language and large, full-color images to teach children about the weather in the Sonoran Desert how Sonoran Desert plants perform photosynthesis how animals find food, keep cool, and stay alive
A Rainforest Habitat introduces children to the huge trees, colorful flowers, and other plants in South American tropical rain forests. This fascinating book also outlines the insects, amphibians, mammals, and other animals that live there. Captivating photographs and easy-to-follow text help young readers understand the climate in a rainforest the different plants and animals in a rainforest how animals find food and shelter in rainforests
Habitats are the natural places where plants and animals live. Deserts, forests, oceans, ponds, grasslands, polar regions, and mountainsthis book introduces them all to young children. Fabulous photographs highlight this valuable learning resource. Children will be inspired to write their own ABCs after reading this book.
Many animals are carnivores, but some eat mainly insects. Insect eaters, known as insectivores, can be as small as insects or as large as giant anteaters. Spiders, frogs, lizards, bats, and other mammals are insect eaters, but not all insectivores are animals.This book is loaded with fascinating photos and information that will delight kids of all ages.
What is that annoying whine? How about those disgusting worms crawling in the dogs dish? What made those horrible bites that itch like crazy? The answer to these creepy questions is FLIES, one of the worlds most important creatures. Fantastic full-color macro images bring readers inside the world of a common housefly. Designed for kids doing research and those wanting a ready source of creepy information, Buzz off, Flies! offers information on life cycles, family trees, and the flys unique relationship with humans.
Dressage introduces readers to the basics of the dressage competition, often referred to as horse ballet. Horse-lovers will appreciate the clear text detailing the history and rules of the sport. Text is accompanied with beautiful photographs and informative diagrams.
Saddle up and leap into the pages of this book to read all about show jumping! You'll learn about verticals, oxers, combinations, and other jumps that horses - and their riders - attempt to complete quickly and flawlessly. You'll also discover the breeds and care of show horses, how they train and compete in Olympic and other jumping events, and the history of this challenging equestrian sport.