This entertaining and humorous chapter book features animals who can perform amazing acts like riding motocross, foretelling the weather, and playing a guitar. These stories will enchant readers and empower them to devour the more text-heavy "grown up" style of the book, while still keeping the story easily digestible for a hesitant reader. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
Animals in living motion, as real as if you were there. The cheetah bounds, the lion charges. The African elephant snaps its ears. Using unique Photicular technology, Safari is the adventure of a lifetime, and a book unlike any other. Experience it for yourself.
From the Arctic to the desert, from the ocean to the mountains--the animals in this book have clever ways of keeping themselves safe and tucked away. Follow the story and see how many hidden animals you can find Animal and nature lovers will have a blast.Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. With DK Readers, children will learn to read--then read to learn
Basher Basics: Dinosaurs, The Bare Bones Created & illustrated by Simon Basher, written by Dan Green
Sure, everyone knows about the physical attributes of dinos, but what about personalities to go with those prehistoric proportions? Welcome to this highly memorable one-stop guide to the world of dinosaurs, courtesy of Basher. Join the primeval party and meet terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex, huge Giganotosaurus and tiny Compsognathus. Also includes lots of information from the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous Periods, including dinosaur dinners, habitats, and fossil discoveries.
The Tennessee Walking Horse is most popular in trail riding. With its smooth gait and relaxed temperament, it is an easy and enjoyable horse for people to ride. Hit the trails and read all about this breed's history, physical characteristics, and what it is used for today.
This new series is based on the Peterson Identification System, which uses life-like illustrations to help young naturalists make accurate identifications. The design of each book is straightforward, simple, friendly, and easy to use -- ensuring the success of beginners. Each of the four new titles in the series (SONGBIRDS, WILDFLOWERS, CATERPILLARS, and BUTTERFLIES) features vibrant color photographs of North American plants, birds, and insects in their natural habitats.
Dolphins are highly evolved and social animals, with their own language of clicks and whistles and elaborate courtship rituals. Their obvious curiosity about the world extends to humans, if only for a few moments of fun, but unfortunately this factor of their intelligence has made them targets for exploitation. Add that to pollution, toxins and the practice in some cultures to kill them for food, dolphins, while not yet an endangered species, are continually threatened.
Whatever people's individual views, bears are absorbing and captivating creatures. Intelligent and adaptable, and instinctively caring, at the same time they can be lazy, belligerent and cantankerous. Always, however, they demand respect. They have survived for centuries at the top of the food chain, kings and queens of their environment - a creature to which all others bow.