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Dkfindout! Forest
Dkfindout! Forest
by DK
Paperback      ISBN: 1465462325

Explore the flora and fauna from all around the world with this exciting book full of amazing images, fun quizzes, and incredible information.

Discover all types of forests--from rain forests to boreal forests--and where they are found, learn about the different animals that make their homes there, explore how forests change through the seasons, and find out about forest conservation.

Filled with colorful images and quirky facts, DK findout Forest is engaging and educational. Pull out the special cover flaps to see extra information and take a quiz on everything covered in the book.

Learn more about forests--or anything else--at www.dkfindout.com, a free educational website for kids to have fun with information and expand their knowledge.

Series Overview: From the creators of DK findout , the free online resource for kids, comes an exciting book series full of amazing images, incredible quizzes, and cutting-edge information kids need to know. The DK findout series helps kids become experts on their favorite subjects--from dinosaurs to space. Learning doesn't get more fun.

Most of the Better Natural Things in the World
Most of the Better Natural Things in the World
School & Library      ISBN: 1452162824

A tiger carries a dining room chair on her back. But why? Where is she going? With just one word per page, in lush, color-rich landscapes, we learn about the features that make up our world: an archipelago, a dune, an isthmus, a lagoon. Across them all, the tiger roams. An enigmatic investigation of our world's most beautiful places from bestselling author Dave Eggers, beautifully illustrated by debut artist Angel Chang.

- Each page introduces young readers to a different geographic element--from archipelagos to lagoons to gorges
- Universal story of a mother's arduous journey back to her family
- Quirky and enigmatic story with hipster appeal

Fans of Symphony City, Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn, Curiousitree, and Natural Wonders of the World will love this book.

This book is perfect for:
- Parents and grandparents
- Teachers
- Fans of Dave Eggers or McSweeney's
- Fans of wildlife or animal lovers
- Art book lovers
Oceans in 30 Seconds: 30 Cool Topics for Junior Marine Explorers Explained in Half a Minute
Oceans in 30 Seconds
30 Cool Topics for Junior Marine Explorers Explained in Half a Minute
Paperback      ISBN: 1782404872
Embark upon a voyage of discovery and learn about waves, wind, and water with this fun and informative exploration of the ocean, 30 seconds at a time.
With colorful artwork, readers will delight in the 30 fast and fascinating topics of life in the depths of the sea. The 30 Seconds series takes readers on a journey of discovery through a wide range of fascinating subjects. Each topic is presented with a quick 30-second soundbite, supported by flash summaries and full-color artwork. Fun, interactive missions with things to make or do support the topics, encouraging readers to test, explore, and discover even more.
Our House Is on Fire: Greta Thunberg's Call to Save the Planet
Our House Is on Fire
Greta Thunberg's Call to Save the Planet
School & Library      ISBN: 1534467785
Learn the story of TIME PERSON OF THE YEAR Greta Thunberg, the sixteen-year-old climate activist who has sparked a worldwide student movent and is demanding action from world leaders who refuse to address climate change--from acclaimed picture book creator Jeanette Winter.

I don't want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic...I want you to act as if our house is on fire. Because it is.

When she was fifteen years old, Greta Thunberg's teacher explained to her class that our climate is changing--the earth is getting warmer, the polar ice caps are melting, and life on earth is threatened. Greta was devastated. What could she do? If the grown-ups weren't doing enough to save the planet, Greta would have to demand change herself.

So she went on strike, skipping school every Friday to sit outside of the Swedish Parliament building with a sign that read "School Strike for Climate." At first, Greta was the only one. But gradually, more and more students joined her, until her lone protest had sparked a worldwide student movement for action on climate change.

Now, a year later, Greta is speaking to audiences of world leaders at important meetings like the United Nations Climate Conference and the World Economic Forum. She is leading the conversation on climate change and sparking worldwide conversation on how to save our planet. Greta is showing everyone that even the smallest person can make a big difference, and this picture book informs and inspires young readers who are beginning to learn about the world around them.
The Magic and Mystery of Trees
The Magic and Mystery of Trees
Hardcover      ISBN: 1465479368
This breath-taking book about trees takes children on a captivating journey of nature packed leafy exploration, showing them just how special these mighty organisms are.

Discover how they communicate and warn each other of predators, how they nurture their networks, record the past, and anticipate the future to ensure their survival. There's so much more to trees than meets the eye.

Learn about the amazing natural science of trees in this nature and science children's book. From the highest branches, all the down to the complex "wood wide web" of roots, every part of a tree plays an important role. Not only in its own growth but that of the whole ecosystem of the forest or woodland. Did you know that trees take care of each other and that a whole forest is connected?

A truly delightful non-fiction read that is suitable for all ages - each page of this nature book is nothing short of astonishingly beautiful. Enjoy a mixture of real images, vibrant illustrations, and patchwork-layering, making each page feel like a nature scavenger hunt.

You'll learn unbe-leaf-able tree facts, see extraordinary trees from around the world, and the animals that call them home. Find out what trees do for us and how we are damaging them with pollution and deforestation. This book will show that it's not too late to do something about it, and you'll find out how you can help with instructions on how to plant your very own tree

When you get to know these silent giants, you'll never look at trees the same way again.

Discover The Secret World Of Trees

Do you know that trees send underground messages? Have you heard that they take care of their families? A tree is so much more than it seems.

The Magic And Mystery of Trees is the perfect introduction to the world of trees - above and below ground. Combining stunning photography with beautiful illustrations, turn the pages to find out how trees help prevent soil erosion, mark the seasons, and provide a habitat for wildlife - amongst other fun facts and amazing information about their role in nature.

There are also some super fun, practical activities for kids From planting your own tree to how to measure a tree's age, this book highlights the importance of trees to our planet through exciting hands-on activities. Children will begin to understand the importance of trees to our planet and take their first steps towards safeguarding them for future generations.

Explore the secret lives of trees learning:

- What they are
- How they live
- About their animal assistants
- How to help trees
- Tree defenses and senses, and much more
The Reasons for Seasons
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.
Ocean: A Visual Miscellany
Ocean
A Visual Miscellany
Hardcover      ISBN: 1452155267

Which ocean is the largest? Who was the first explorer to sail around the world? Is the ocean truly blue?

Rich with information and beautifully designed, this miscellany offers readers a tsunami of aquatic facts big and small. Ocean is a reminder that while much is known about this vast environment, much, much more remains a mystery. This book will satisfy young readers who enjoy taking a deep dive into the subject as well as ocean enthusiasts everywhere.
Flowerpot Farm: A First Gardening Activity Book
Flowerpot Farm
A First Gardening Activity Book
by Unknown
Hardcover      ISBN: 1782400818

Takes young ones through sowing and growing delicious fruit, vegetables and edible flowers on their very own Flowerpot Farm. This book offers a mix of projects that are suitable for gardening spaces of any size, from large gardens to small window ledges.

Plant a Pocket of Prairie
Plant a Pocket of Prairie
Hardcover      ISBN: 0816679800

Author Phyllis Root and illustrator Betsy Bowen last explored the vast, boggy peatlands of northern Minnesota in their book Big Belching Bog. Now, in Plant a Pocket of Prairie, Root and Bowen take young readers on a trip to another of Minnesota's important ecosystems: the prairie.

Once covering almost 40 percent of the United States, native prairie is today one of the most endangered ecosystems in the world. Plant a Pocket of Prairie teaches children how changes in one part of the system affect every other part: when prairie plants are destroyed, the animals who eat those plants and live on or around them are harmed as well. Root shows what happens when we work to restore the prairies, encouraging readers to "plant a pocket of prairie" in their own backyards.

By growing native prairie plants, children can help re-create food and habitat for the many birds, butterflies, and other animals that depend on them. "Plant cup plants," Root suggests. "A thirsty chickadee might come to drink from a tiny leaf pool. Plant goldenrod. A Great Plains toad might flick its tongue at goldenrod soldier beetles." An easy explanation of the history of the prairie, its endangered status, and how to go about growing prairie plants follows, as well as brief descriptions of all the plants and animals mentioned in the story.

With Betsy Bowen's beautiful, airy illustrations capturing the feel of an open prairie and all its inhabitants, readers of all ages will be inspired to start planting seeds and watching for the many fascinating animals their plants attract. What a marvelous transformation could take place if we all planted a pocket of prairie

Volcano
Volcano
Hardcover      ISBN: 0789492709

A precursor to DK's award-winning "Eyewitness" series, "Eye Wonder" was specially developed for children aged five plus, featuring astonishing photography exhibiting subjects within their natural setting, offering a whole new level of information through powerful images. Each title in the series now contains educational activities including true and false questions, quizzes, matching games, and mazes. Vocabulary is accessible to young readers, with the meanings of new, subject-related words clearly explained. The combination of visuals and informative, accurate text will hook even those children who usually avoid books.

How hot is molten lava? How are volcanoes formed? What happened with the volcano in Pompeii? In "Eye Wonder: Volcano" discover the answers to these questions and more, and learn about the inner workings of one of Earth's most terrifying natural phenomenons.