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What are Camouflage and Mimicry?

Bobbie Kalman, John Crossingham (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789987

In the animal world, the easiest way to avoid being eaten is to avoid being seen. What are Camouflage and Mimicry? examines animals that use unique colorization and patterns to avoid predatorsor to sneak up on prey! Some are virtually impossible to see.

Baby animals in land habitats

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197153

Children will learn about the many land habitats in which baby animals are raised. This introduction looks at forests, grasslands, mountains, and deserts and features appealing photos of wolf pups, baby orangutans, rhinos, guanacos, and foxes.

Baby animals in savanna habitats

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197177

Engaging photos of baby lions, hippos, zebras, giraffes, and rhinos highlight this introduction to African savannas Interesting information focuses on the special needs of animals in this habitat, including how they find water during the dry season and stay cool in the intense heat.

Baby animals in rainforest habitats

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197160

Children will love the photos of the exotic baby animals that live in rain forests around the world, such as tigers, monkeys, lemurs, elephants, and sloths. Young readers will also learn about the different kinds of rain forests and discover what life is like for baby animals in both wet and dry seasons.

Baby animals in water habitats

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197184

This book introduces habitats for baby animals in freshwater rivers, lakes, ponds, and wetlands. Children will be fascinated by pictures of baby hippos, geese, swans, alligators, tigers, muskrats, nutrias, river otters, and more.

Baby animals in wetland habitats

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196057

Captivating photos of baby alligators and crocodiles, raccoons, herons opossums, turtles, and other animals show children which animals are found in wetlands across North America. Readers will get a close-up look at how the animals' lives change as the seasons change.

Baby animals in mountain habitats

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196033

Children will be captivated by the amazing photos of baby animals that live on mountains: bighorn sheep, mountain goats, antelope, cougars, marmots, chipmunks, and other animals. Young readers see how baby animals find food and shelter in such rugged places.

Baby animals in grassland habitats

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196026

Cute baby coyotes, prairie dogs, bobcats, falcons, and bison are just of a few of the grassland animals featured. Young readers will learn about food chains, prairie weather, underground homes, and how animals stay safe in grasslands.

Baby animals in ocean habitats

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196040

Children will love the appealing photos of baby animals that live in both cold and warm oceanspenguins, seals, dolphins, whales, sea turtles, corals, and many kinds of fish. Young readers will also find out how baby animals survive in this salty, underwater habitat.

Baby animals in forest habitats

Bobbie Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196019

Delightful photos of baby raccoons, deer, bears, wolves, lynx, owls, and other animals show children which animals live in forests. Young readers will learn about food chains and see how life for baby animals changes with the seasons.

Baby animals in desert habitats

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196002

Children will love the up-close photos of baby animals that live in deserts: jackrabbits, hyenas, kit foxes, tortoises, camels, meerkats, and more. Readers will learn how baby animals keep cool in the scorching heat and stay alive in dry deserts.

Fabulous Fruits

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778797944

In this sweet new book Slim explores the essential nutritional value of the fruit group. Children will learn about the amazing amount of water in fruit, how fruit blossoms, why the tomato is considered a piece of fruit, the wide variety of products made with fruit, groves and orchards around the world, how worms get into apples, and how many fruits a person needs to eat each day.

What are stems?

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180223

This title provides curious young readers with a close-up look at plant stems. Readers will discover why plants need stems, the different kinds of stems, and how new plants can grow from the stems of mature plants.

What are seeds?

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180216

Different kinds of plants form different amounts of seeds. Some plants form only a few seeds while others form many seeds. Accessible text and vivid photographs introduce readers to seeds describing how they spread and their different uses.

Plants are Alive!

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180193

This essential overview title introduces readers to the wonders of the plant world! Vibrant images and clear, simple text teach readers what plants need to survive, the basic parts of a plant, and the stages in a plant's life cycle.

Metamorphosis: Changing Bodies

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427166500

Children will delight to learn about how the bodies of different animals, including frogs, butterflies, and beetles, change as these animals go through their life cycles. Metamorphosis: Changing Bodies explains metamorphosis in a step-by-step format that is accompanied by beautiful pictures. Both complete and incomplete metamorphosis are defined and explained.

The Water Cycle

Rebecca Sjonger Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427166531

All life on Earth depends on the water cycle! This fascinating book this introduces children to this important cycle using a clear, step-by step approach. Kids will learn how evaporation, condensation, precipitation, and run-off work together to move water from the ground to the air and then back down again. Full-color diagrams and beautiful images help make the water cycle come alive for kids.

Plants in Different Habitats

Rebecca Sjonger, Bobbie Kalman (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427166524

Plants are living things that grow and change. Over time, plants have made remarkable adaptations to suit the habitats in which they live. Simple text and beautiful images highlight how plants have adapted to life in the Arctic, in aquatic environments, and in other habitats such as those in deserts and grasslands.

Photosynthesis: Changing Sunlight into Food

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427166517

Photosynthesis is the basis for all life on Earth! This exciting and sensitive book looks at how plants take a gas that is poisonous to people and animals and, with the help of the Sun, create food and oxygen for all creatures. Children will delight at learning about the little "chloroplast" factories inside the leaves of plants and become aware of how important plants really are! Children of all ages will love this book!

Changing Seasons

Bobbie Kalman, Kelley MacAulay (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427166487

Changing Seasons clearly explains the fascinating changes that take place in nature every year. This vibrant book takes an in-depth look at why there are four seasons, the patterns that appear in each season, and how these changes affect both plants and animals.

Camouflage: Changing to Hide

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427166470

This beautiful book explains the how and why of camouflage. It looks at camouflage as colors, patterns, and textures that some animals have on their bodies to protect them from predators. It also shows how other animals use camouflage to hide as they hunt for prey. Camouflage is a difficult concept, but this book presents it in a way that is accessible to even the youngest readers.

Animal Life Cycles: Growing and Changing

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427166463

Children will be fascinated by the many different ways in which animals grow and change from the time they are embryos to the time they are adults. Detailed diagrams and colorful photographs help explain in a simple way the life cycles of mammals, birds, snakes, lizards, fish, frogs, insects, spiders, and worms.

What comes next?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789406

Children will learn about patterns that are predictable events such as day and night, seasons, and weather. They will also be delighted to discover that bees dance and birds migrate using certain patterns.

Where is it?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789420

This simple book uses wonderfully appealing images in nature to teach children about left and right, on and under, far, near, and beside, inside and outside, and more.

What time is it?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790389

This engaging book looks at human time as well as how time passes in nature. How do animals and plants sense changes in time? What changes do we see in nature throughout a day, month, and year?