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Baby bear is allergic to pollen and just wants it to be gone! Then his forest friends show him why they need pollen and how it helps him too. Amphibians and reptiles are similar but different and are often confused. Children ponder the similarities and differences between the two animal classes through stunning photographs and simple, non-fiction text. We can tell a lot about an animal from its eyes: if predator or prey, if diurnal or nocturnal, and even its gender or age. A photographic sneak peak at the extraordinary duties of aquarists as they not only feed and care for animals, but help to conserve whole species. This photographic journal takes readers “behind the scenes” at four different wildlife rehabilitation centers. Fall in love with these animals as they are nursed back to health and released back to the wild when possible. This is the first of a photographic series introducing the different ways and the many people who care for a wide variety of A photographic sneak peak at the extraordinary duties of zookeepers as they not only feed and care for animals, but help to conserve whole species. What can we learn about animals from the shape of their mouths, beaks, or bills? What can we infer about animals with sharp teeth compared to large, flat teeth?
Compare and contrast different animals through predictable, rhyming analogies. Find the similarities between even the most incompatible animals . . . bat is to flit as eagle is to soar; dog is to bark as lion is to roar. Comparisons include sounds, physical adaptations, behaviors, and animals classes and are so fun. Polly 'Possum is expecting babies, and she must find a home. While searching, she meets diurnal and nocturnal animals with hives, burrows, and dreys. Will she find her own special place in time? When Cole and Helena hike to find animals in the forest they don’t spot a single creature but they do find signs of life. Who had been there, who had done that? Maggie Magpie patiently explains how to build a nest. This clever retelling of an old English folktale teaches the importance of careful listening. Tiger lives in the jungle but Tiggy lives on the porch. What are the differences between the largest wild cats and our small domestic companions? What are the similarities? Children will learn about a new big cat and little kitty each day of the week in BIG CAT, Little Kitty. Panting tongues and buzzing wings are two ways animals stay cool. Learn how different animals adapt to hot weather as they wonder how humans stay cool in the summer. Follow this young red fox as he explores the world around him during the first few months of his life learning to hunt through play and by using his senses.
When Rebecca, the red-tailed hawk, comes meets the barn “ghost,” she discovers he is more familiar than expected. Find out what they have in common and how they are different. Chicken Little may have thought the sky was falling but Peter Pika is sure the glaciers are melting and is off to talk to the Mountain Monarch about it. Divide and conquer bands of gorillas, tribes of billy goats, mobs of wallabies, and more animal groups with The Great Divide! Let's spy on thirteen different habitats and find out who lives there. This clever book of baby announcement riddles will have children giggling as they use the various text and illustrated clues to guess what baby was just born. There is a commotion on the lake: he hops, he squawks, and worst of all, he can’t stand still! Will the young heron learn to stand still like his elders? Influenced by Native American folktales, this story teaches the phases of the moon while emphasizing how to deal with bullies.
The South Sea’s top predator is revealed in this fishy tale of who eats whom! Join Delfina the dolphin as she imagines that she becomes other sea animals: a fish, a sea turtle, a pelican, an octopus, a shark, and even a manatee! Follow along as Kali the orphaned polar bear is rescued and then cared for by his keepers at the Alaska Zoo and the Buffalo Zoo. The seasons turn cold, and little red bat doesn’t know what to do. Should she stay or should she go? Find out in this tale of a young red bat’s first winter. When a boy and his mother take their dog Miles on a peaceful canoe ride, they find themselves frantically racing to save a mother loon and her family! Leena, her mom, and dog Bobie hop in the boat for a night of citizen science counting horseshoe crabs on the beach. Learn valuable facts as they survey these ancient animals. Young Moose is lucky to find a friend and guide in the wisecracking Magpie. Laugh along with these two pals, and maybe—just maybe—Moose will make a joke of his own!
From pirate bugs to spittlebugs to lovely Luna moths, children will love learning about the world’s insects in Multiply on the Fly! Following in the footsteps of What’s New at the Zoo? and What’s the Difference, this rhythmic book teaches multiplication in a way that will make children “bug” you for more. After chugging down his glass of milk that’s two-thirds gooey paste, a young boy and his friend are off to camp for a day of fraction fun and an out-of-this world soccer game. Uncover the surprising ways that all different animals in various habitats around the world take part in recycling and learn why it is important for our environment.
Hidden in forests of kelp, tucked under a shelf of coral, and floating in dark depths, the denizens of the underwater world wait for readers to discover them. Seasons change in the ocean much as they do on land. In fanciful form, children learn about plants and animals that are joined through the mix of seasons, food webs, and habitats beneath the waves.  Many animals gather in huge numbers at predictable times and locations. Travel along with them as you learn about what puts these animals On the Move.
Rhythmic text takes readers through the months as one lonely wolf howling in January becomes three wolves barking in the crisp March air, six napping in the warm June weather, and a pack-wide celebration in December.
Mom said, “yes” to pick out a pet! Invertebrates are out. Vertebrates are in, but reptiles, birds and fish are soon off the list. A tiger or elephant won't do; which mammal should the child choose? Go on a geometry naming adventure as all the Shape family relatives weigh in on the new baby’s name. Who will have the right angle? When Shark Baby’s egg case tears loose in a storm, he travels ocean habitats to learn what kind of shark he is.
Why do trees lose their leaves? Find out with Papa Sparrow in this pourquoi folktale. Travel around the world to discover a wide variety of Earth’s geological features. Readers encounter plains, plateaus, and rolling hills and discover how streams make canyons or lava creates archipelagos. Nani finds out what it means to be a true princess, when Princess Luka visits Hilo to save the town from the flowing lava of Mauna Loa. Tuktuk found a furry kamik to line his winter burrow. When other, bigger animals see him and want his kamik, this little trickster has to convince them that no one needs one furry kamik – except a collard lemming.
Little Woolly is swept downstream when glacial ice breaks. Now alone, the mammoth calf struggles to survive. She must find her way back to her herd. Will she get back? Discover animals’ various winter adaptation strategies and how they compare/contrast to humans. Marcel, a young tundra swan, is tired from the first half of a winter migration, so he decides to stay up north. He soon realizes he’s not cut out for life on ice. What will he do? Spring is here, and Yodel and his siblings are ready to play, learn, and grow. Nature photographer Mary Holland captures precious moments in the life of this black bear family.
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