Provides instructions and color illustrations for simple arts and crafts projects, accompanied by tips and suggestions from popular Sesame Street characters such as Cookie Monster, Elmo, and Abby Cadabby.
"Gurgle, burp, ooze, and squirt--sometimes our bodies do the most disgusting things! Our bodies are food-processing factories that produce oils and gases and waste. From making sticky earwax and stinky sweat to letting out loud burps and embarrassing farts, this entertaining book describes why our bodies do the rude and hilarious things they do. Get your hands dirty, too, with some easy (and painless!) experiments."-- Provided by publisher.
Shares stories and facts that reveal the real-life survival challenges that have caused polar bears to become endangered, and provides information about what kids can do to support conservation efforts.
A treasury of facts about strange science, masked history, and amazing phenomena includes entries ranging from hidden treasure stories and dangers in the animal world to the secret work of spies and tips for spotting forgeries.
"This biography--perfect for middle-grade readers--tells the life story of Clarence Birdseye, the man who revolutionized the frozen food industry, and is adapted from Mark Kurlansky's adult work Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man. Adventurer and inventor Clarence Birdseye had a fascination with food preservation that led him to develop and patent the Birdseye freezing process and start the company that still bears his name today. His limitless curiosity spurred his other inventions, including the electric sunlamp, an improved incandescent lightbulb, and a harpoon gun to tag finback whales. This true story of an early entrepreneur is as thrilling as the story of Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg. Includes an 8-page black-and-white photo insert"-- Provided by publisher.
A sneak peek into the remarkable world of the tail less amphibians. Some frogs blend into the green of their ponds, and live an unremarkable existence. But some are strange looking, having adapted to a special environment. This colorful and informative book reveals a rare and close-up look at the odd beauty of some of the strangest of these creatures largely hidden from our view. Weird Frogs features: Beautiful photographs that show the frogs up close--really close and informative captions that provide fascinating details about the lives of these endangered and fascinating creatures.