What are the differences between an alligator and a crocodile? a butterfly and a moth? a frog and a toad?
Curious kids will enjoy discovering the differences between animals we frequently confuse.
Ten animal pairs are compared through clear, colorful illustrations, showing the animals vividly in their natural environments, placed side by side for easy comparison. Other animals studied include cheetahs and leopards, donkeys and mules, dolphins and porpoises, crows and ravens, bees and wasps, tortoises and turtles, and rabbits and hares.
What's the Difference? was developed in conjunction with the Canadian Museum of Nature and includes a glossary of terms for easy reference.
An information book focusing on the often misunderstood bat. This book, packed with information, shows that if we come close to these little animals, we are more likely to understand and protect them. Full of amazing facts, the vibrant and detailed illustrations bring information to 3-D life and lead the reader through the amazing world of this creature in these beautifully engineered cardboard books.This giant format version should be suitable for either the primary classroom or a child's bedroom.
Enter the world of Informania -- hot topics in a bold format -- now available as affordable paperbacks Make contact with Informania: Aliens to sort the facts from the fantasy about UFO sightings and to join the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Find out all you dare know about the ocean's fiercest hunters, from the startling truth about shark attacks to the scoop on shark reproduction, in Informania: Sharks. With attention-grabbing texts and graphics, Informania books give middle-grade readers expert help in sorting the real from the raving.
The amazing true story of the orphaned baby hippo and 130-year-old giant turtle whose remarkable friendship touched millions around the world.The inspiring true story of two great friends, a baby hippo named Owen and a 130-yr-old giant tortoise named Mzee (Mm-ZAY). When Owen was stranded after the Dec 2004 tsunami, villagers in Kenya worked tirelessly to rescue him. Then, to everyone's amazement, the orphan hippo and the elderly tortoise adopted each other. Now they are inseparable, swimming, eating, and playing together. Adorable photos e-mailed from friend to friend quickly made them worldwide celebrities. Here is a joyous reminder that in times of trouble, friendship is stronger than the differences that too often pull us apart.
Learn about how bears pick a mate, hibernation, what they eat, and how they vary in different parts of the world.
"Watch Me Grow," a groundbreaking series from DK, brings readers ages 5 and up into the fascinating world of animal development. Close-up photographs give children an animal's eye-view of growing up, while simple, first-person text and fact boxes explain what is happening at each stage in the lives of animals."Watch Me Grow" introduces beginner's to the cycle of life with gorgeous photography and accessible information. It's the next big thing in first natural history books.