Discover some of the most fascinating animals in the world with the Nature's Children series. Readers will discover how these creatures survive in the wild, how they raise their young, and how they are related to other species. Each title also raises important ideas about conservation by examining the animal's current status and explaining the ways humans have affected it throughout the years. All it takes is one look at a hammerhead shark to see how these powerful hunters got their name. With their distinctive hammer or shovel shaped heads, hammerheads stand apart from other sharks. Readers will find out how hammerheads hunt for food, socialize, and look for mates. They will also learn why hammerheads stay on the move constantly, why they are such good swimmers, and how they can sense small vibrations and electrical signals in the ocean.
"Trevor is an expert on zombies. In fact he's a zombie buster. When his class takes a field trip to an aquarium, the evil scientist Dr. Brainium turns the students into radio-controlled zombies. Only Trevor can rescue them, but first he has to escape an army of psycho penguins"--Title page verso.
Bobby Aaron burps everywhere, including at the movies, at concerts, and in the principal's office. In order to win the spelling bee, he must learn to control his belches.
Mr. Winklepoof, the new substitute teacher, is turning every kid in school into a brain-boggled zombie who loves homework. Only Trevor can save his friends, and himself, from this fate.
"Readers will learn how these creatures survive in the wild, how they raise their young, and how they are related to other species" -- On back cover.
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"ZooBorns "showcases the newest and cutest animal babies from accredited zoos and aquariums around the world. With interesting animal facts and background stories on the featured babies, "ZooBorns "illustrates the connections between zoo births and conservation initiatives in the wild.
Features full-color photos and fascinating facts on exotic baby animals from every corner of the world. Filled with brand-new species and some beloved favorites, this collection is irresistible to any animal lover. These babies are much more than just adorable furry faces. They are ambassadors for their species in the wild, helping educate about conservation while they entertain.
Once covering almost 40 percent of the United States, native prairie is today one of the most endangered ecosystems in the world. "Plant a Pocket of Prairie" teaches children how changes in one part of the system affect every other part: when prairie plants are destroyed, the animals who eat those plants and live on or around them are harmed as well. Root shows what happens when we work to restore the prairies, encouraging readers to "plant a pocket of prairie" in their own backyards.
Fascinating facts about geology, from how powerful prehistoric forces formed a river bend, to the ways that tiny pebbles can reflect a million years of history.
A mix of history, cutlure and fascinating facts about countries of the world.
Ten heartwarming stories of chimpanzees in the wild from acclaimed naturalist Jane Goodall.
Names approximately three hundred world records in such categories as sports, nature, and technology, and includes over six hundred color photos and graphics.
Provides an introduction to cooking, including safety tips, cooking terms, and techniques, along with instructions for over one hundred and fifty recipes.