Kids Nf Nature
World of Forests
Press Each Note to Hear Animal Sounds
Hardcover ISBN: 1786033275
Explore ten diverse habitats—from the Amazon Rainforest, to the Cloud Forest, to Redwood National Park—and listen to animals in the wild with this extraordinary sound book. Simply press the page to hear the exquisite sounds of animals around the world, from the pandas of the bamboo forest of China to the bald eagles of Tongass National Park in Alaska. A stunning interactive book for young nature lovers.
The Reasons for Seasons
Paperback ISBN: 0823442721
Cold winters, hot summers--year after year the seasons repeat themselves. But what causes them? Why is there winter in the Southern Hemisphere at the same time there is summer in the Northern Hemisphere? In summertime, why is it still light out in the evening? With simple language appropriate for young readers, non-fiction master Gail Gibbons introduces young readers to the four seasons and explains why they change throughout the year. Newly revised and vetted by experts, this updated edition of The Reasons for Seasons introduces the solstices, the equinoxes, and the tilt in Earth's axis that causes them, and gives examples of what each season is like across the globe from pole to pole. Clear, simple diagrams of the earth's orbit are labeled with important vocabulary, explained and reinforced with accessible explanations. Fascinating and easy to understand, this is a perfect introduction to seasons, earth's orbit, and axial tilt. Different effects on different parts of the world are included, illustrating the difference in climate between the equator, the northern and southern hemispheres, and the polar regions.
Gardening for Kids
Hardcover ISBN: 3899558243
An introduction to easy gardening so you can grow everywhere and anywhere.Whether you live in the city or the countryside, there are plenty of places you can plant and grow. For a new generation of green fingers there are different ways to bring nature into the home. Make your own pots, build balcony boxes, create your own bird feeders and even get friendly with worms! Each activity has been carefully chosen to create living, renewable and sustainable environments for kids and their families. Each activity has been carefully written by Kirsten Bradley, a leading practitioner in permaculture for kids and co-founder of Milkwood permaculture farm in Australia. The simple steps and beautiful spot illustrations make activities fun and easy to follow. The book will also feature non-activity spreads explaining the importance of why and how nature works. Illustrated by Aitch, a Romanian artist whose folkloric illustrations pay homage to vintage botanical books while giving each page a sense of modern magic.
A Visual Compendium of Wonders from Nature
Hardcover ISBN: 1847807828
An introduction to the natural world that examines the myriad ways in which plants and animals have adapted to ensure their best chance of survival explores and explains, in a series of visually compelling information charts, why living things look and behave the way they do.
Rocks and Minerals
Hardcover ISBN: 1426332793
From amethysts and tanzanite to the sparkling geodes and erupting volcanoes, get the latest geological insights and intel straight from the field from National Geographic explorer and geophysicist Dr. Sarah Stamps. Ready to go on a rocking great adventure? Travel across the globe to find out how the Earth formed so YOU can become an absolute expert. Get up close to the layers of rock beneath the Earth's surface. Learn about igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rock cycles. Dig into sparkling crystals, quartz, diamonds, and other glorious gems. On the hunt for incredible rocks and minerals, you'll mine the depths of our planet and venture into the Earth's core. Geology comes alive in this cool book, filled with special features, sidebars, wacky trivia, and more.
Go! Field Guide Rocks and Minerals
Includes 4 Real Rock Samples
Hardcover ISBN: 1338232118
The Go! Field Guide: Rocks and Minerals kicks off Scholastic's definitive new field guide series. With 160 pages of color photos and facts in a pocket-sized format that's ready to take out into the world, these field guides will get kids get off their screens and exploring outside. Rocks and Minerals helps young researchers get started by learning the tools of the trade and setting expectations. There probably isn't going to be gold lying around in your backyard or local park, but there may be other cool rock samples that only you can find in your part of the world. The book will guide readers towards samples they may find in North America and help them identify what to look for in rocks and gems, like color, luster, hardness, and light, with a host of tests to figure out which sample they've uncovered. Rounding out the guide is information on how to maintain and show off your awesome new rock collection!
Seed to Sunflower
Paperback ISBN: 1682970310
How do sunflowers begin? What do sunflowers need to grow? When do the flowers open? Packed with fascinating facts about life cycles, amazing photographs of every stage, and labelled diagrams to explain growth and development. Discover the amazing stages of different life cycles and learn all about your favorite species with this stunning series. From plants and birds to garden animals, readers will soon learn how different species are born, grow up, and reproduce. Each book has amazing photographs, easy-to-understand text, and discussion points for further learning.
A Peek-Through Picture Book
Hardcover ISBN: 0525647201
An interactive entry in the best-selling series that began with Tree features vibrant depictions of the ocean world and is complemented by innovative peek-through holes revealing details about sea life and the importance of keeping the oceans clean.