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My Teeth Are Sharp and Pointy (Sawfish)

Jessica Rudolph (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781944102951

What has a strong tail, gray skin, a long snout, and sharp teeth? If you guessed a sawfish, you’re right! This book introduces early readers to a mystery animal by describing its features, one by one, using short simple sentences and eye-popping full-color photos. At the end of the book, the secret animal is revealed across a colorful, two-page spread. Young children will love showing off their beginning reading skills as they learn about this dazzling collection of wild and wonderful zoo animals—one clue at a time! Fast facts and habitat maps at the end of the book provide children with key information about the zoo animal. The clear text, clever design, and exquisite photos are sure to delight and engage emergent readers.

Platypus

Jessica Rudolph (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684023189

What’s that furry mammal with a bill? It’s a platypus! Beginning readers will learn all about these strange yet wonderful creatures in this delightful title. They will also learn basic information about platypuses, including how they catch food by picking up electrical signals and how they lay eggs! Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful design, and eye-catching photos are sure to capture the interest of emergent readers.

Axolotl

Dawn Bluemel Oldfield (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684023158

What’s that odd-looking salamander that never leaves the water? It’s an axolotl! Beginning readers will learn all about these strange yet wonderful creatures in this delightful title. They will also learn basic information about axolotls, including what they eat and the story behind their long, feathery gills. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful design, and eye-catching photos are sure to capture the interest of emergent readers.

Matamata

E. Merwin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684025220

What’s that animal with a wide, flat head and a bumpy shell? It’s a matamata. Beginning readers will learn all about these strange yet wonderful creatures in this delightful title. They will also learn basic information about matamatas, including how these big turtles use their nose like a snorkel. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful design, and eye-catching photos are sure to capture the interest of emergent readers. Matamata is part of Bearport’s Even Weirder and Cuter series.

Beach Fleas and Other Tiny Sand Animals

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684025077

Boing! Boing! Boing! If you disturb a piece of seaweed on the beach, you might get to see dozens of tiny creatures leaping into the air—beach fleas! Peek under a piece of driftwood and you might spot a beach wolf spider waiting for a chance to hunt. And what’s that little dip in the sand? It’s a cunning trap excavated by a hungry antlion to catch its next meal. Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about tiny beach creatures and their seashore habitat, but also develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. Children will investigate, for example, how sea slaters help keep beaches clean, and what an antlion does with its prey’s body once it has sucked it dry. Get ready for a fun and interesting day at the beach! Beach Fleas and Other Tiny Sand Animals is part of Bearport’s A Day at the Beach series.

Bloodworms and Other Wriggly Beach Dwellers

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684025022

Hidden from view under the sand, a hunter is searching for a meal. It’s a hungry bloodworm and it has spotted a tiny crab. Suddenly, an alien-like proboscis shoots from its head revealing four sharp fangs. The worm injects venom into its prey, paralyzing and killing the little crab. Then the bloodworm slurps up the crab’s soft insides! Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about bloodworms, lugworms, and other wriggly beach creatures and their seashore habitat, but also develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. Children will investigate, for example, whether a bloodworm really has metal fangs, and how a sand mason worm builds a long tube to be its home. Get ready for a fun and interesting day at the beach! Bloodworms and Other Wriggly Beach Dwellers is part of Bearport’s A Day at the Beach series.

Harbor Seals

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684025060

It’s a hot, summer day at the seashore. The beach is covered with hundreds of sunbathers. Every now and again, some of them splash into the water to find a fishy snack. The beach visitors aren’t people—they’re harbor seals! They have come ashore to rest and to sun themselves. Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about harbor seals and their seashore habitat, but also develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. Children will investigate, for example, what is hauling out and galumphing, and how a harbor seal catch its food. Get ready for a fun and interesting day at the beach! Harbor Seals is part of Bearport’s A Day at the Beach series.

Hermit Crabs

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684025039

Whack! Smack! Thump! On a hot sandy beach, two hermit crabs are wrestling. The crabs are fighting over a large empty snail shell. First one crab grabs the shell, then the other pulls it away. The fighters roll over and over in the sand. What’s so special about the shell? Each of the crabs wants the shell as its new home! Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about hermit crabs and their seashore habitat, but also develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. Children will investigate, for example, why hermit crabs need to regularly change their shells, and what’s about to happen when a group of hermit crabs lines up on the sand. Get ready for a fun and interesting day at the beach! Hermit Crabs is part of Bearport’s A Day at the Beach series.

Rock Stars

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684025046

At the beach, there are tide pools surrounded by rocks. The rocks are covered with millions of tiny shells. Inside the shells are small animals—the rock stars! When the tide comes in, the rocks and shells disappear beneath the water. Then it’s time for the tide pool rock stars to come to life. Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about tide pool animals and their seashore habitat, but also develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. Children will investigate, for example, how a limpet stays firmly stuck to a rock, and why tiny barnacles have trap doors in their shells. Get ready for a fun and interesting day at the beach! Rock Stars: Limpets, Barnacles, and Whelks is part of Bearport’s A Day at the Beach series.

Seagulls

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684025053

A little fishing boat is chugging toward the shore. It’s being chased by a squawking flock of seagulls. The birds swoop down to the water to greedily grab the fish scraps thrown from the boat. When their fishy feast is over, the gulls fly back to the beach to continue feeding. Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about seagulls and their seashore habitat, but also develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. Children will investigate, for example, how seagulls defend their territories and use vomit to keep their chicks safe from predators. Get ready for a fun and interesting day at the beach! Seagulls is part of Bearport’s A Day at the Beach series.

The Coral Reef: A Giant City Under the Sea

Stephen Person (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781597169806

Visit a magical city under the sea! Coral reefs look like colorful buildings rising up from the ocean floor. These huge underwater colonies are built by tiny animals called coral polyps. An amazing variety of plants and animals live among coral reefs--in fact, reefs are home to more than one million species of marine life! Jaw-dropping photos, a habitat map, and fascinating information will captivate young readers as they learn about these truly spectacular cities under the sea.