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Zoo Animals
This delightful adaptation of the children’s classic, “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas,” takes readers to the zoo, as preparations are under way for “Zoo Day.” But things aren’t going according to plan . . . Join the ABC Safari looking for animals in the sky, mountains, forests, deserts and oceans – all over the globe in all kinds of habitats. 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. 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. 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. Just how do animals sleep in the wild? The lyrical text and rich illustrations provide fascinating information, such as location, position, and duration of sleep of animals living in different habitats.
Join Braden, Finley and wildlife biologists tracking and tagging mamma bears during the winter. Come summer, can they get the mommas to adopt orphaned cubs? Do busy beavers ever take a break? This photographic journal documents a year as the beavers build their dam, raise their young and gather food before the winter months come again. 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. Share the dreams of a bright future for endangered cheetahs. This rhythmic text will lull readers into cheetah dreams of their own. When Leslie and a Komodo dragon become pen pals, the wise-cracking dragon writes humorous letters that are chock full of interesting facts. Do the letters change Leslie’s mind about dragons? 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. 
Eli and his father count animals in an unusual zoo. When a number pattern emerges, Eli predicts how many animals will be in the next exhibit. Will he be right?
Sophia dreams that wind whisks fur and feathers right off animals. Trying to help, she sews each of them a new “coat.” But what kind do they need? Modeled after The Wizard of Oz, this enchanting story describes a young giraffe who suffers from a fear of heights and his journey to overcome the doubt that holds him back. Divide and conquer bands of gorillas, tribes of billy goats, mobs of wallabies, and more animal groups with The Great Divide! 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. 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. This heart-warming story shares an Australian creature’s journey to find his place in the world and how he sometimes falls flat on the way there. A day in the life of a scientist is anything but boring! Co-author Nicole. F. Angeli, aka the Lizard Lady, saves critically endangered St. Croix ground lizards.
Follow this true story as five orphaned wolf pups are rescued from the Funny River wildfire, then cared for at the Alaska and Minnesota Zoos.
Based on real events, this is a heartwarming story of how zoos ensure the best for the animals in their care—even if the best is not at their zoo. Some mammals live on land and others swim in the sea. Find out what makes this class of animals so diverse while comparing their traits. As the zoo closes for the night the dribbling begins and soon the basketball game is in full swing. Count along as the team builds from one to a full court of ten! Dangerous animals from all over the world gather to compete for The Most Dangerous of All trophy. With contestants ranging from great white sharks to cape buffaloes, you will never guess who wins. What child hasn’t wondered what it would be like to be an animal? After a trip to an aquarium, Oliver decides he wants to be a sea otter. But being an otter isn’t easy for a human. What’s an otter, we mean a boy to do? 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.
Imagine an African savanna if elephants were only a memory from “once upon a time.” What would happen to all the plants and animals that rely on the elephants for their own survival? 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. After a devastating earthquake, mother and baby giant panda run from the wreckage of their reserve only to get lost. Will they ever find their way home again? Toe-tapping rhymes take readers on an adventure that leaps from lily pads to icebergs to the tips of trees, all following the beat of paws, claws, hands, and feet. Penelope Parker lives with penguins! Short ones, tall ones; young and old—the penguins are from all over the Southern Hemisphere including some that live near the equator! Do the penguin antics prove too much for her to handle? Children count and then compare and contrast ten different penguin species as they learn geography. Compare and contrast these polar animals through stunning photographs. Gorillas using iPads, lemurs finger painting, squirrel monkeys blowing bubbles...these primates are pretty smart! Could you make the grade in Primate School?
Children learn about the wide variety of creatures lurking in the lush Amazon rainforest in this award-winning adaptation of “The Green Grass Grew All Around.” This sequel to the award-winning Water Beds takes readers on an around-the-world boat ride to learn how mammals sleep in or around nine major rivers of the world on all continents except Antarctica. Listen quietly as the animals of the African Savanna “talk” throughout the course of a day. Beatrix the beaver longs to be good at something. Her brother Bevan is an expert at repairing the lodge with mud and twigs. Her sister Beverly is a superb swimmer and underwater gymnast. What makes Beatrix stand out? Author Suzanne Slade takes readers along on a wild ride as she introduces mother, father, and baby zoo creatures while practicing math along the way! What’s the Difference? weaves subtraction and endangered species education into rhyming, cross-curricular family fun. How can King Lion judge the fastest animal? The fastest sprinter on land may not out run a long-distance runner. What about swimmers or flyers?
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