Kids Nf Nature
Hardcover ISBN: 1786034581
Why do volcanoes erupt? Where is the tallest mountain? How does the weather work? Find out in this interactive book with 100 questions and answers, and 70 lift-the-flaps to explore. Lift the flaps to discover Planet Earth's place in space, look at the seven continents, learn about earth's magnetic field, find out about the water cycle, see the world's amazing habitats, and take a closer look at hurricanes, floods and avalanches.
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.
The Magic & Mystery of Trees
Hardcover ISBN: 1465479368
A lavishly illustrated tour of the natural science of trees touches on how trees communicate, how they nurture their networks, how they reflect history and what everyday kids can do to counter the damage of pollution and deforestation.
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.
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.
Icebergs & Glaciers
Paperback ISBN: 0062470388
Complemented by vibrant nature photography, an updated and revised edition explores how icebergs and glaciers have shaped the Earth's rivers, mountains and more, discussing how they are formed, how they move and why they are essential to the planet. 10,000 first printing. Simultaneous and eBook.
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.