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Ants (Animal Lives Series)

by Sally Morgan

ANTS. From leafcutters to soldiers--your total ant guide. Did you know that ants have been around since the time of the dinosaurs? Would you believe that 100,000 pharaoh ants weigh the same as a paper clip? Discover everything you ever wanted to know about these incredible animals--where they live, how they grow and learn, and the dangers that they face. By the time you've finished reading, you'll be an ant expert!

Bats (Animal Lives Series)

by Sally Morgan

Offering a fresh introduction to the world of bats, this appealing title in QEB's Animal Lives series takes an up-close, sometimes too close, look at the mammal while discussing its lifecycle, its habitat, its routine for learning skills that help it survive and thrive.

Cells and Cell Function (Life Science in Depth)

by Sally Morgan

These titles provide an in-depth look at life processes. The books stress key features of science teaching including scientific inquiry, use of ideas and evidence in science, planning, evaluation, and developing investigative skills. Sample experiments and data illustrate best practices in a real context. Case studies of key experiments and discoveries in the history of science are presented as box features (including modern discoveries as well as those with historical importance). Information on the most recent developments in research demonstrates the progressive nature of science.

Cheetahs (Animal Lives Series)

by Sally Morgan

Offering a fresh introduction to the world of cheetahs, this appealing title in QEB's Animal Lives series takes an up-close, sometimes too close, look at the big cat while discussing its lifecycle, its habitat, its routine for learning skills that help it survive and thrive.

Dolphins and Porpoises (Animal Lives Series)

by Sally Morgan

From feeding to leaping--your total dolphin and porpoise guide Did you know that some groups, or pods, can have thousands of dolphins in them? Would you believe that Dallis porpoise can reach a speed of 35 miles an hour? Discover everything you ever wanted to know about these incredible animals--where they live, how they grow and learn, and the dangers that they face. By the time you've finished reading, you'll be a dolphin and porpoise expert! Amazing facts and figures, Stunning photographs of these creatures in action, Locator maps to show where each animal can be found.

Ducks (Down on the Farm)

by Sally Morgan

You may think you know what noise a duck makes, but did you know that * only female ducks quack? * ducks' feathers are waterproof? * ducks cannot feel the cold through their feet? Each book in the lively Down on the Farm series introduces young children to a different farm animal. Large, entertaining photographs help draw children into the easy-to-read facts. Children will learn about the animal's body, its life cycle, different breeds, why it lives on a farm, and animal-related customs from around the world. Each title also features a fun activity page.

Elephants (Animal Lives Series)

by Sally Morgan

Did you know an elephant can run faster than a human? Did you know an elephant grows six sets of teeth in its lifetime? Did you know elephants greet each other by touching trunks? Learn all about these amazing animals--where they live, how they grow and learn, what they eat, and the dangers they have to face. By the time you're finished reading, you'll be an elephant expert! The QEB Animal Lives series offers a fresh introduction to the world of animals, investigating the topics of habitat, conservation, animal adaptation, and survival.

Fish

by Sally Morgan

There are a myriad of fish species in the Earth's underwater habitats. Learn to make sense of their vast animal kingdom with this exciting new title. Discover the animal class or related groups within it, including behavior, life cycle, communication, conservation, and habitats. How scientists classify organisms is explained before the book goes on to examine the orders and their characteristics.

Frogs and Toads (Animal Lives Series)

by Sally Morgan

From tadpoles to hopping and croaking--your total frog and toad guide Did you know that the glass frog has see-through skin so you can see its insides? Would you believe that the cane toad can grow to the size of a soccer ball? Discover everything you ever wanted to know about these incredible animals--where they live, how they grow and learn, and the dangers that they face. By the time you've finished reading, you'll be a frog and toad expert! Amazing facts and figures Stunning photographs of these creatures in action Locator maps to show where each animal can be found

Goats (Down on the Farm)

by Sally Morgan

You may have seen a goat on a farm but did you know that * goats have beards? * goats' milk can be used to make cheese? *there is a type of goat that faints when it gets excited? Find out about goats--there is more to them than munching!

How Hearing Works (Our Senses)

by Sally Morgan

Introduces the sense of hearing, including how the ear functions, why hearing is important, and how the sense differs between humans and animals. Picture captions and descriptions present.

How Sight Works (Our Senses)

by Sally Morgan

This book introduces the sense of sight and how it helps us function in everyday life.

How Smell Works (Our Senses)

by Sally Morgan

Why do some things smell good and other things smell bad? This book explains where our sense of smell comes from and how it helps us function in everyday life. A lively, straightforward narrative presents scientific concepts for young readers and an activity is included enhance the learning experience.

How Taste Works (Our Senses)

by Sally Morgan

Introduces the sense of taste, including how taste buds work, why the sense is important, and how the sense of taste differs in humans and animals.

How Touch Works (Our Senses)

by Sally Morgan

Introduces the sense of touch, including how the skin's nerve endings function, how touch is important, and how the sense differs between humans and animals. Picture descriptions present.

How We Use Plants for Food

by Sally Morgan

Plants are used to make so many foods that we eat! This title engages readers with easy do-it-yourself experiments as it explains the many fascinating ways plants can be made into food; from cereal, fruits and vegetables, to sugar and oils. Different parts of the plant are used to make these foods; and freshness and preservation are equally important.

How We Use Plants for Making Everyday Things

by Sally Morgan

Many of the things we use each day are made from plants. Readers may not realize that the clothes they wear or the rubber tires on their bicycle are made from plants. This book covers plant-based items from fabrics to paper. Students will have the opportunity to participate in the process as they learn how to make their own paper!

How We Use Plants for Medicine and Health

by Sally Morgan

People use plants for a variety of medicinal and health purposes from making herbal remedies and pain killers, to products for skin care and healthy teeth to fighting diseases like cancer. Readers will also have the chance to make their own plant remedy.

How We Use Plants for Shelter

by Sally Morgan

Plants are made into materials used to build both the exterior and interior of different kinds of shelters. Some of these materials are wood, timber, straw, and bamboo; and paint, flooring and walls. Readers also learn how to build a model hut!

Old Clothes (Dealing with Waste)

by Sally Morgan

Dealing With Waste: Waste is a huge problem. Trash cans overflow with garbage, old cars and refrigerators are dumped in the countryside, and food is wasted every day, even though many people are hungry. Dealing With Waste explains how you can reduce, reuse, and recycle to tackle the problem of waste. Learn why the planet is becoming full of unnecessary waste--and see what you can do to make a difference. Old Clothes: * Why does making clothes harm the environment? * Which clothes are needed the most following a natural disaster? * How are secondhand clothes turned into designer clothes?

Ozone Hole (Earth SOS)

by Sally Morgan

Offering information at multiple levels for several reading levels, this series describes the many dimensions of the ozone hole and related problems that accompany global warming and mankind's abuse of the environment. The interdependence of all the natural systems in the world are stressed in the book. This volume concludes with a fact file and suggestions for the reader on how to improve the environment.

Saving Wildlife (Earth SOS)

by Sally Morgan

Offering information at multiple levels for several reading levels, this series describes the many dimensions of wildlife depletion and its related problems that accompany global warming and mankind's abuse of the environment. The interdependence of all the natural systems in the world are stressed in the book. This volume concludes with a fact file and suggestions for the reader on how to improve the environment.

Wild Horses (Animal Lives Series)

by Sally Morgan

WILD HORSES From brumbies to mustangs--your total wild horse guide Did you know that Camargue foals are born brown or black, but turn gray at about four years old? Would you believe that Przewalski's horse is the only truly wild horse in the world? Discover everything you ever wanted to know about these incredible animals--where they live, how they grow and learn, and the dangers that they face. By the time you've finished reading, you'll be a horse expert! * Amazing facts and figures * Stunning photographs of these creatures in action * Locator maps to show where each animal can be found

Wildlife in Danger (Earth Watch)

by Sally Morgan

EARTH watch is an introduction to the environment. The series looks at the science of the world around us, how it is changing, and what we can do to keep the balance of nature. The straightforward text is complemented with clear photographs, explanatory diagrams, and information and action panels.

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