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Does a Seal Smile?

Harriet Ziefert (author), Emily Bolam (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054496

How does a chimp say, Glad to meet you!? Does a coyote give a high five? Who hugs? The methods and meanings of how humans and animals communicate via facial expressions and body language are examined. Each title in the twelve-book Think About . . . series opens with a helpful letter to parents and educators explaining ways to use the books with their kids. This title explores body and facial expressions in animals and people. Waves, smiles, frowns, hugs, kisses, handshakes, and common greeting expressions are featured.

Does a Tiger Go to the Dentist?

Harriet Ziefert (author), Emily Bolam (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054519

Does a tiger brush and floss? Does a wolf get his fangs cleaned? Who gets the most cavities, people or puppies? How animals and people use and maintain their teeth is explained in this Think About title. Using comparisons between animals and people, the widely praised Think About . . . series helps children understand what makes humans human. Each includes a final spread with activities to reinforce the material. This title explores why animals in the wild don't go to dentists, and why it's important that humans do.

Does a Woodpecker Use a Hammer?

Harriet Ziefert (author), Emily Bolam (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054281

This title in the Think About series explores and explains that while some animals do indeed use tools, only people have developed implements that make it possible to do things that their bodies cannot. A funny, kid-like question - "Does a woodpecker use a hammer?" - is paired with a silly scenario (a woodpecker in a tool belt), and a few facts about how some animals use parts of their bodies as tools. Animals that might use a stick, or rock, as a tool lead to an exploration of how people create tools to solve problems and accomplish tasks.

Does an Owl Wear Eyeglasses?

Harriet Ziefert (author), Emily Bolam (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054700

Does a worm need sunglasses? Would a goat rather wear, or eat, a pair of glasses? This latest title in the Think About series presents a series of goofy questions about the visual capacity of various animals and equally silly pictures of eyeglass-wearing oysters, owls, monkeys, etc. Simple, clear explanations about the eyesight of these animals lead into an exploration of why some people need glasses, and other vision-related conditions and products. In line with the Common Core's emphasis on compare-and-contrast, the Think About . . . series includes activities and discussion points for kids, parents, and educators that further extend each topic's range and application. This title explores the eyes and sight abilities of various animalsand why most don't need or won't ever wear glasses.

Does a Bear Wear Boots?

Harriet Ziefert (author), Emily Bolam (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054243

How people protect themselves from the elements, as well as the functions of human clothing, are explored in this Think About title.

Does a Beaver Sleep in a Bed?

Harriet Ziefert (author), Emily Bolam (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054236

This book explores the places where animals sleep and how they differ from the many types of human beds.

ABC Dentist

Harriet Ziefert (author), Liz Murphy (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609053208

From Appointments, Bibs, and Cavities through X-rays and how to combat icky Yellow film on teeth, this book takes kids on a reassuring tour of a trip to the dentist's office. Bright, friendly collage artwork pairs with informative facts on equipment and procedures. This new edition includes an addendum with activities, frequently asked questions, and suggestions for parents and teachers on how to maximize the book's usefulness.

How an e-Book Works

Amanda StJohn (author) Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733799

Learn along with Opal Owl and Stew Rabbit how to find, check out, and return e-books from a library using an e-reader.

If You Love Honey

Martha Sullivan (author), Cathy Morrison (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584695356

Honey is a sweet gift from nature - ALL of nature, actually. Honey is linked in a very real way to dandelions, earthworms, mushrooms, the old oak tree and even the blue jays squawking in its branches. Take another look at honey. If you love natures honey, you are sure to love nature too. How sweet it is! The author fell in love with bees as an amateur beekeeper, and then learned to appreciate flowering plants even ones she once considered weeds as an important nectar source. And then she realized how the plants were connected to insects and soil. A simple but accurate diagram in the back matter explains how bees make honey and also pollinate plants, as well as the role of beneficial insects and decomposers. Also presented are activities and a recipe for children. Further activities are available at www.dawnpub.com.

Mighty Mole and Super Soil

Mary Quattlebaum (author), Chad Wallace (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584695400

Below your feet, Mighty Mole is on the move. Like a swimmer in dirt, she strokes through the soil. Her tunnels are everywhere! She finds food, eludes a predator, has a family, and helps to make Super Soil. Moles live almost everywhere yet are rarely seen. Similarly, soil is a largely invisible ecosystem and yet is vital to the health of the world. Following the story, two Explore More for Kids pages offer a matching challenge and a review of some of the remarkable traits that make moles mighty. Two additional pages of Explore More for Teachers and Parents offers activities in visual and language arts, science, technology, and math. Further activities are available at www.dawnpub.com.

Pitter and Patter

Martha Sullivan (author), Cathy Morrison (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584695103

Take a ride with Pitter on a water cycle! You'll go through a watershed, down, around and up again. How about going with Patter? You'll even go underground. Oh, the places you'll go and the creatures you'll see. A water drop is a wonderfully adventurous thing to be!

Noisy Bird Sing-Along

John Himmelman (author)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584695158

Every kind of bird has their very own kind of sound! Cheerful sounds, mournful sounds, sweet sounds, weird sounds. You can tell who they are without even opening your eyes. And what fun to sing along!

Over on a Mountain: Somewhere in the World

Marianne Berkes (author), Jill Dubin (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584695202

Discover twenty cool animals, ten great mountain ranges, and seven continents all in one story! And do it in the age-old style of children the world over - by clapping, counting, singing, and acting like...well, animals! What fun!

What Animals Need a Wig?

Neil Wollman, Abigail Fuller (author), Frances Baldwin (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595725202

What Animal Needs a Wig? invites readers to the world of animals and riddles, the ultimate combination that children love. Riddles are based on the word play of animals names and zoological facts. Readers are encouraged to turn the pages to see the answers, which accompany fascinating facts about animals.

The Prairie that Nature Built

Marybeth Lorbiecki (author), Cathy Morrison (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584694939

A wild prairie is a lively place in this rhythmic romp with munchers and crunchers above and below the grasses so thick, and fires that flare, and rains that quenchand always the prairie grows green. Back matter offers information and activities for a fuller appreciation of this marvelous, disappearing habitat.

On Kiki's Reef

Carol L. Malnor (author), Trina L. Hunner (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584694786

A tiny baby sea turtle scrambles across the sandy beach and into the sea. Floating far out in the ocean, Kiki is becoming a gentle giant. She swims to shallower water where a rainbow of corals puts on a show. Kiki adopts the busy coral reef as her new home and discovers fish of all sizes and lots of surprises! But something keeps calling her back to the beach...and the circle of life continues.

Rolling Along: the wheel and axle

Gerald Bailey (author), Mike Spoor (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711556

Two small robots explore science and technology in their workshop. Enriched by amusing illustrations, witty texts, photos and information boxes, young children will learn the basics of the wheel and axle.

Where in the World is Henry?

Lorna Balian (author), Lecia Balian (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724205

Henry is under the quilt, on the bed, in the bedroom, in the house, and so on up to his place in the wide universe.

Have You Fed the Cat?

Michèle Coxon (author), Michèle Coxon (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723956

Everyone loved Sam and took care of him when he was a kitten, but now that he has grown and comes looking for attention all they do is feed him. So Sam gets fatter and fatter until Mother takes charge. This book teaches an important lesson about caring for pets.

Kitten's Adventure

Michèle Coxon (author), Michèle Coxon (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723987

A lively kitten explores the sights and sounds of the farmyard and discovers many animals along his way.

Twilight Hunt

Narelle Oliver (author), Narelle Oliver (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724168

At twilight, the Screech Owl tracks its prey, but natural camouflage makes it invisible. This seek-and-find book invites children to discover amazing beings hidden among the trees. A key and information guide is included.

El árbol que trepó el oso

Marianne Berkes (author), Kathleen Rietz (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607185550

El árbol que trepó el oso es un giro creativo en el clásico, The House that Jack Built. Las personas jóvenes que escuchan y los que leen una edad temprana se enamorarán de la repetición rítmica mientras aprenden las muchas partes de un árbol. Empezando desde las raíces que lo aseguran, esta historia en rima acumulativa escala hasta llegar a un final sorprendente. ¿Por qué está tan ansioso el oso de trepar el árbol y qué sucede cuando llega a lo más alto?

Un invierno muy abrigador

Carrie A. Pearson (author), Christina Wald (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607185567

Carrie A. Pearson Christina WaldCarrie A. (Ann) Pearson es una ex-profesora elemental y la ganadora del codiciado premio de tutoría de libros ilustrados de Michigan SCBWI. Su obra de no ficción ha aparecido en la revista de historia de Michigan. Junto con su esposo y sus tres hijas (y sus dos Labradoodles), ella hace caminatas, monta en bicicleta, corre, esquía en el bosque, hace windsurf, kayak, surf con remo y nada en las frías aguas del Lake Superior. La idea de Un invierno muy abrigador, su libro debut, surgió de un encuentro con un venado de cola blanca en un día invernal. Carrie y su familia viven en Michigan superior. Visite su sitio Web www.carriepearsonbooks.com.Además de ilustrar Un día muy abrigador, Veo, veo un hábitat, La pequeña murciélaga roja, y Enrique la garza impaciente para Arbordale, Christina Wald ha ilustrado para una amplia variedad de juguetes, juegos, libros y revistas. De un libro que incluía cientos de animales en cada página (Mira, busca y aprende: Animales del mundo) a los juegos, cada asignación cubre algo nuevo y emocionante. En los últimos años, ella ha ilustrado toneladas de animales diferentes para libros y otras publicaciones. Christina goza el aspecto de la investigación de tales proyectos, diciendo que cada libro nuevo es una nueva experiencia de aprendizaje fascinante. A menudo integra sus viajes a la investigación para sus ilustraciones. Ella vive en Ohio con su esposo y tres gatos. Visite el sitio Web de Christina www.christinawald.com.¿Alguna vez te has preguntado cómo se mantienen calientitos los animales en el invierno? Bueno, ellos se preguntan ¡cómo los humanos lo hacen también! En un giro de perspectiva, los animales salvajes se preguntan si los humanos utilizan las mismas estrategias de adaptación al invierno al igual que ellos. ¿Se acurrucan en un árbol o viajan al sur de México? Mira a través de los ojos de los animales, y descubre las maneras interesantes en que los animales enfrentan los meses fríos del invierno a través de esta historia en rima.

Las duchas en el desierto

Darcy Pattison (author), Kathleen Rietz (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607185529

Observa en este libro al zopilote deleitarse con el sol de la mañana, el correcaminos hace una nube de polvo, el jabalí se revuelca, y el gato montés le da a su cría una lamida con su lengua áspera. Mientras el sol atraviesa el cielo, aprende cómo doce diferentes animales del desierto enfrentan las dificultades para mantenerse limpios en un lugar seco y árido. Explora el hábitat del desierto a través de sus animales y sus hábitos de higiene. Redactado en una prosa lírica, esta historia es una celebración a las tierras del desierto del Suroeste Americano

Los más peligrosos

Terri Fields (author), Laura Jacques (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607185536

Los animales más peligrosos de todo el mundo se reúnen para el animal más peligroso de la competencia de todos. Vboras, arañas, tiburones ... Quin ser el ganador? Veneno mortal, grandes dientes, cuernos, con gran nitidez y pies de terror son sólo algunas formas en que matan a los animales. Los depredadores ESTN hecho de matar. La presa s, simplemente se está defendiendo. Sin embargo, el animal mortal más inesperada ni siquiera intenta hacer daño a todos! No deje que el suspenso te matan.