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Trees, Leaves, Flowers and Seeds: A Visual Encyclopedia of the Plant Kingdom
Trees, Leaves, Flowers and Seeds
A Visual Encyclopedia of the Plant Kingdom
by DK
Hardcover      ISBN: 1465482423
A unique guide to the extraordinary world of plants, from the smallest seeds to the tallest trees.

Packed with more than 1,000 incredible images and full of fascinating facts, this beautiful children's book takes you on an exciting adventure through the wonders of the plant kingdom.

Explore the incredible world of plants, from the smallest seeds to the tallest trees. Find out about the weirdest, smelliest, and deadliest flowers. Which plants eat insects? How do cacti store water? What flower looks like a bee? Where is the tallest tree in the world? Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds explores the mysterious world of plants to find the answers to these and many more questions.

Each type of plant - such as a flowering plant, a tree, a grass, or cactus - is examined close-up, with examples shown from all angles and in cross-section. Picture-filled galleries also show the wonderful variety of plants on different themes, from the habitats they grow in to the plants that supply us with our staple foods. But Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds also takes a fun, more sideways look at some truly strange plants, such as trees with fruit like gigantic fingers, orchids that look like a monkey's face, seeds that spin like helicopters, and trees that drip poison.

So open this amazing book and find out more about the world of trees, leaves, flowers, and seeds.
Icebergs & Glaciers: Revised Edition
Icebergs & Glaciers
Revised Edition
Paperback      ISBN: 0062470388

In this updated and revised edition of Icebergs & Glaciers, award-winning science writer Seymour Simon gives readers an in-depth look at how icebergs and glaciers have shaped our rivers, mountains, and earth, as well as the effect climate change is having on them and our planet. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.

With fascinating facts and breathtaking full-color photographs, readers will learn all about how these huge masses of ice are formed, how they move, and why they are essential to our planet.

This updated edition includes:

  • author's note

  • stunning full-color photographs

  • glossary
  • index
  • a list of websites and additional reading sources

Supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards.

Ocean
Ocean
Hardcover      ISBN: 0756692377
Look Closer: Ocean is a groundbreaking visual reference book promising an amazing new experience for readers: with each turn of the page, the underwater viewpoint changes. Children will explore different perspectives of incredible underwater scenes as they zoom in, zoom out, and go sideways, forward, and backward. Through this innovative visual technique, readers are kept constantly engaged, and invited to consider the connections between different aspects of their worlds. Specially commissioned computer-generated imagery will ensure this is one aquatic adventure young readers won't want to miss
Seed to Sunflower
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.

Rocks and Minerals Spotter's Guide: Internet Referenced
Rocks and Minerals Spotter's Guide
Internet Referenced
Paperback      ISBN: 0794513042

A field guide identifying over eighty rocks, minerals, and fossils offers information on their appearance, properties, and natural locations.

Earth: By the Numbers
Earth
By the Numbers
Paperback      ISBN: 1328851028
Caldecott Honor winner Steve Jenkins introduces By the Numbers infographic readers chock full of incredible infographs and stunning, full-color cut-paper illustrations. Earth will focus on the fascinating ins-and-outs of earth science.

Through infographics, illustrations, facts, and figures, readers will learn about the complex and wonderful place we call home, Earth.

Discover some of the most fascinating aspects of our planet through astonishing numbers: the stretch of time from Earth's formation to the present, the misleading way the surface area of a continent can appear on a map, the angle of Earth's axis that creates the seasons, what percentage of Earth's land is covered in deserts or forests or cities, and so much more.

With his signature style, Steve Jenkins explores the most fascinating fields of natural science.
The Wonders of Nature
The Wonders of Nature
Hardcover      ISBN: 1465485368
Explore the curiosities of planet Earth and marvel at the beauty of the natural world in a new way.

From opals to orchids and tapirs to toadstools, this beautiful collection brings more than 100 incredible items from the natural world to life. Perfect for all the nature-loving readers on the planet we call home.

Every page of this reference book reveals fascinating animals, plants, rocks, minerals and microorganisms that will wow children and adults alike. Fantastic photography and illustrations showcase the wonders of planet Earth beautifully. Children will love exploring the detailed close-up images of different plants, animals and rocks.

Throughout the pages of this utterly charming guide to the natural world, you'll discover the myths and legends of living creatures and minerals. Storybook descriptions and surprising facts about their natural history will capture your child's attention and keep them coming back for more

Curious kids can pour over the reference pages packed with new information. Find out how the dragon blood tree got its name, why a sundew means big trouble for insects and what on Earth a radiolarian is. From orchids to opals and lichens to lizards, this beautiful book lets you find the things that interest you and uncover new favorites along the way.

Discover the Wonderful World of Nature

This educational book is perfect for kids to read by themselves or together with their parents as a bedtime story. With its beautiful gilded edges, decorative gold foil element and embossed cover, The Wonders of Nature is a fantastic gift for children who have a growing interest in the natural world.

Inside the pages of this stunning book, you'll find:

- More than 100 remarkable items from the natural world.
- Fantastic close-up photography and gorgeous illustrations.
- Surprising facts and stories about the most incredible rocks and minerals, microscopic life, plants and animals on Earth.

Explore the Series:

Once you've discovered The Wonders of Nature, dive into the companion fact book from DK Books, An Anthology of Intriguing Animals. See how more than 100 incredible animals of the world come to life through stunning photography and beautiful illustrations.
Put on Your Owl Eyes: Open Your Senses & Discover Nature's Secrets; Mapping, Tracking & Journaling Activities
Put on Your Owl Eyes
Open Your Senses & Discover Nature's Secrets; Mapping, Tracking & Journaling Activities
Paperback      ISBN: 1635860229

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.
Can You Hear the Trees Talking?: Discovering the Hidden Life of the Forest
Can You Hear the Trees Talking?
Discovering the Hidden Life of the Forest
Hardcover      ISBN: 1771644346

Based on the New York Times bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees, this interactive, illustrated book for ages 8-10 introduces kids to the forest through outdoor activities, quizzes, fun facts, photographs, and more

Discover the secret life of trees with this nature and science book for kids: Can You Hear the Trees Talking? shares the mysteries and magic of the forest with young readers, revealing what trees feel, how they communicate, and the ways trees take care of their families. The author of The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben, tells kids about the forest internet, aphids who keep ants as pets, nature's water filters, and more fascinating things that happen under the canopy.

Featuring simple activities kids can try on their own or with parents, along with quizzes, photographs, and more, Can You Hear the Trees Talking? covers a range of amazing topics including: :

  • How trees talk to each other (hint: through the wood wide web )
  • Why trees are important in the city
  • How trees make us healthy and strong
  • How trees get sick, and how we can help them get better

This engaging and visually stunning book encourages at-home learning and fun as kids discover the wonder of the natural world outside their windows.

"Lush full-color photos and pictures create an immersive experience and the layout facilitates engaged, delighted learning. ...this book may prompt frequent family visits to, and a new appreciation for, neighborhood trees and local forests."
--
Washington Parent

Rainforest
Rainforest
Paperback      ISBN: 0545495628

A comprehensive modern reference book all about rainforests for confident readers.

This book is far more than a collection of bugs and butterflies. It explores rainforests by continent, so the young reader gains first hand experience of the contrasts between the flora and fauna of South America, Africa, and India. It introduces indigenous people who reveal age-old secrets of survival in the forest. It explores how rainforests are exploited for every day products in everyones' homes. The latest research reveals newly discovered creatures unique to this book, and the current threat level to our planet as we continue to destroy Earth's most diverse habitat. Fantastic photos, structured layouts, and age-appropriate vocabulary entice newly confident readers into the world of information books. Data boxes, maps, and stats encourage related numeracy and science skills. Vetted by literacy experts.