It's fall The leaves are changing color. Learn about the magical process of how leaves change their color with this Let's-Read-and-Find-Out picture book.
Graceful text and simple, fun diagrams help introduce concepts like photosynthesis and the different types of leaves. This book also includes simple activities to do with leaves, like leaf rubbings. Both the text and art were expert-vetted for accuracy.
This is a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts perfect for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.
DK's next generation of Eyewitness guides are the children's publishing event of the year.
Stunning photography and incredible model making combine to unveil all the inner workings of amazing things.
These are the first titles of an unrivaled library, certain to become children's classics.
'Dynamic illustrations paired with illuminating text will entice even a reluctant reader to revel in this selection; an excellent addition to any nonfiction library'. -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL STARRED REVIEW
'An eye-opening, and -widening, early introduction to our restless planet'. -- KIRKUS REVIEW
An atlas of the most extreme meteorological and geological disasters that nature has to offer
We humans take our domination of the planet for granted, but sometimes nature reminds us that this is an illusion. Tectonics rip open the earth, vast waves sweep away coastal towns, magma spews from volcanoes and hurricanes lay waste to entire countries.
This book explores nature at its most destructive. Clear, coherent explanations break down the science behind phenomena includ- ing hurricanes, tornadoes, avalanches, earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes, alongside fascinating facts about the biggest and the worst. Informative, accessible illustrations by Sophie Williams make this so much more than your standard geography book.
Children will see the natural world around them with brand new eyes, as they learn to follow its signs, hear its language, and understand its secrets. With this unique and compelling book written by expert environmental educator Devin Franklin, kids aged 8 to 13 will build their own relationship with nature through finding a "Sit Spot" -- an outdoor space in the backyard, in a field or in the woods, in a vacant lot or a city park -- where they can stop, observe, and become familiar with the flora and fauna that live there.From the Six Arts of Tracking (Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How) and making a habitat map to walking in smooth silence like a fox and learning the basics of bird language, exploration exercises lead young readers on a fascinating journey of discovery as they watch, listen, map, interpret, and write about the sounds, sights, scents, and patterns they encounter. With prompts and write-in spaces for journaling, map-making activities, and observational tracking throughout, Put On Your Owl Eyes is an interactive and thought-provoking guidebook.
Part botany, part history, part cultural anthropology--Trees goes beyond the basics to tell readers everything they might want to know about this particular branch of the plant kingdom. Trees explores the important roles trees play in our ecosystem, takes an up-close-and-personal look at the parts of trees (from roots to leaves), and unpacks the cultural impact of trees from classification systems (like family trees) to art forms (like bonsai trees). Looking forward, Trees also addresses the deforestation crisis. Heavily illustrated in the same style as Bees: A Honeyed History, Trees: A Rooted History serves as a beautifully packaged celebration of trees of all kinds.
- Low-pitched growls of the Eurasian lynx (evergreen forest)
- Flute-like sound of the varied thrush (redwood forest)
- Neighing and snorting of a wild pony (deciduous forest)
- Raucous howls and grunts of the red howler monkey (rainforest)
- Scratchy sound of a blue-baboon spider moving to find an insect meal (desert forest)
- Chewing and snapping sounds of a giant panda having a meal (bamboo forest)
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.
Join the wind as it swings, swirls, and soars on its remarkable journey around the globe.I whoosh over tundra,
yodel over Everest,
skim westward on whitecaps With dynamic text and atmospheric illustrations, this book invites you to celebrates the world all around us through the unique perspective of the wind. Journey through the frozen forests and bayou bogs, wonder at the northern lights, and meet unique animals like wolverines and olinguitos along the way. I am the wind and I am everywhere