What has six legs, two sets of wings, and a zany teacher at the wheel? The Magic School Bus as a tiger beetle Join the Friz's class and learn amazing insect and spider facts.When Wanda brings her new ladybugs to school, she just wants Ms. Frizzle to give her some hints on caring for her insect pets. Instead, the whole class gets field trip. They find out pretty quickly that lots of insects eat other insects for lunch. And, there is a little issue of spiders, too. Yikes It might be disgusting, but Wanda has to admit that the world of insect invaders is amazing.
Buzby the kitten goes out to look for his first job and finds work as a busboybut he makes a few mistakes. His sweetness wins him the support of some VIP customers, who won't let management fire him when Buzby's errors become too public. Perky drawings back the story, which should appeal to children's strong sense of fair play.BL.
Hi, I'm Phoebe, one of the kids in Ms. Frizzle's class. When we started our unit on butterflies, I figured I would get to see a live butterfly -- but I never thought I would get to be one. When Ms. Frizzle took us on our butterfly field trip, she accidentally turned us all into butterflies Being a butterfly wasn't all fun and games. We had to battle all kinds of things: wind, birds, even people We knew we had to win this Butterfly Battle -- before things got carried away....
This book offers readers a bug s-eye view into the strange and fascinating world of carnivorous plants. From the jaws of the Venus flytrap to the pretty sundew plant whose delicate tentacles entrap its prey, the unique anatomy and behaviors of meat-eating plants are detailed with clear, engaging text and art."
Over 125 years ago our beloved Statue of Liberty made its way to New York Harbor. This Step 2 non-fiction reader uses illustrations and photographs to tell the story of how Lady Liberty was sculpted, transported from France, unveiled, and made into an American icon.
Illus. in full color. "Best friends Robby and Arlo dress alike and do most of the same things. However, their friendship is in jeopardy over a bet about who will lose the next tooth. Realistic, humorous illustrations provide ample reading clues on every page. Should encourage emerging readers to flex their reading muscles."--School Library Journal.
'Danny returns to the museum to invite his dinosaur friend to his sixth birthday party. As in the original book, the dinosaur does things with his own unique twist, providing the humor beginning readers will enjoy. Though the illustrations are now fully colored, the characters and their expressions leave no doubt that these are the same friends from the past--with a bright future and deserving a spot on beginning-reader shelves.'--SLJ.
Children's Choices for 1996 (IRA/CBC)
After a picnic on the beach, Lolly, Sam, and Spider decide to tell spooky stories. Lolly's is an eerie story from her school book. Sam's is suspenseful, with an unexpected ending. But Spider's might be the scariest of them all