Loads of quirky, cool, and astonishing facts about some of the world's greatest inventions.
While Velociprator means 'quick thief,' did this small dinosaur actually steal its food? Find the answer to this and other questions in this fascinating book.
The name Triceratops means 'three-horned face.' It's easy to see how this dinosaur got its name! Learn what Triceratops ate, where it lived, and more.
Did you know that a Stegosaurus weighed more than a pickup truck? Or that despite its fierce looks, it ate only plants? Learn more inside.
How did Spinosaurus get its name? What did it eat? Find the answers to these questions and more in this fact-filled book!
Oviraptor's name means 'egg thief.' Learn why scientists made a mistake when they named this dinosaur!
Maisaura's name means 'good mother lizard.' Find out why scientists believe these dinosaurs were such good moms.
Iguanodon was one of the first dinosaurs that had the ability to chew its food. Learn more facts about this unique and very social dinosaur in this interesting book.
Compsognathus was a tiny dinosaur not much bigger than a chicken. Find out how this little animal survived in a world filled with much larger creatures.
Apatosaurus was one of the biggest animals to ever walk the planet! Find out more about the Apatosaurus's life, what it ate, and what scientists have learned from its fossils.
Ankylosaurus's name means 'stiff lizard.' Discover why as you learn what this dinosaur looked like and where it lived millions of years ago.
Allosaurus was one of the biggest meat-eating dinosaurs to ever live. Learn what this huge hunter looked like, ate, and did all day when it roamed the land.
Soar 90,000 feet above Earth's surface in the majestic U-2 spy plane, which has been a key tool in gathering intelligence over the last 50 years. Students will learn about the history of the U-2 plane, the technology it uses, and what kind of missions this spy plane is sent out to perform.
A remarkable story of survival. The creators of A Mother's Journey and Little Lost Bat, Sandra Markle and Alan Marks team up again to chronicle the challenges faced by a mother koala: protecting herself and her joey from a raging bushfire, and finding food and a new home after their home range is destroyed. Based on a true story. Back matter includes facts about koalas, an author's note about Cinders, the real-life koala that survived two bushfires, and resources for learning more about koalas and their habitat.
The Midwestern United States was nicknamed "The Dust Bowl" in the 1930s because years of drought devastated the region. This book teaches why droughts happen, how they affect living things, and the importance of conserving water. Blastoff! Series
Harley-Davidson might be the most popular brand of motorcycle in the world. Readers will learn about the history of Harley-Davidson, the features of Harley-Davidson bikes, and the riding experience these famous bikes can provide.
So you'd like to go back in time to see real dinosaurs and other ancient reptiles? Yes, that would be very cool. And if you start by giving a T-Rex a bone, things will be, well - interesting. Dangerously interesting! So go ahead - offer him that bone and see what happens. Along the way you're bound to encounter many other animals from the past, creatures wild and amazing. Dangerously amazing!
Just as some people dig and look for pirate treasure, some scientists dig and look for treasures, too. These treasures may not be gold or jewels but fossils. Following in the footsteps of Dino Tracks, this sequel takes young readers into the field with paleontologists as they uncover treasured clues left by dinosaurs. Readers will follow what and how scientists have learned about dinosaurs: what they ate; how they raised their young; how they slept, fought, or even if they ever got sick. True to fashion, the tale is told through a rhythmic, fun read-aloud that can even be sung to the tune of Itsy Bitsy Spider.
Amazing illustrations of dinosaurs help give children the basic facts of these giant reptiles - body parts, how they moved, and what they ate. An entertaining game asks children to pair up modern animals with dinosaurs that share the same body characteristics.
Step back in time and follow dinosaur tracks around the world. Whether made by a few dinosaurs or large groups, these tracks provide clues to the movement and behavior of these lovable ancient creatures. What dinosaurs made the tracks and what do scientists think they were doing when they made them? The author tells the story in rhythmic rhyme that may be sung to the tune of Over the River and Through the Woods.
A brief introduction to the long-necked Apatosaurus, highlighting its size, habitat, food sources, and demise. Also included is a virtual field trip to a museum with notable Apatosaurus fossils.
A brief introduction to the armored Stegosaurus, highlighting its size, habitat, food sources, and demise. Also included is a virtual field trip to a museum with notable Stegosaurus fossils.
A brief introduction to the horned Triceratops, highlighting its size, habitat, food sources, and demise. Also included is a virtual field trip to a museum with notable Triceratops fossils.
A brief introduction to the speedy Velociraptor, highlighting its size, habitat, food sources, and demise. Also included is a virtual field trip to a museum with notable Velociraptor fossils.
A brief introduction to the flying pterodactyls, highlighting their size, habitat, food sources, and demise. Also included is a virtual field trip to a museum with notable pterodactyl fossils.