Animal Records: The Biggest, Fastest, Grossest, Tiniest, Slowest, and Smelliest Creatures on the Planet
Offers thousands of animal facts and records that identify animals in such categories as fastest, oldest, and biggest, as well as smelliest, loudest, and deadliest.
Pleasing teenage girls can often be a challenge, especially when it comes to helping them pick out clothes or room decor. If you have a teenager who loves boho style and is in need of a little bedroom revamp, look no further. Your teen will be shocked at how well you know the boho trend when she sees these gypsy-inspired bedroom picks.
Going back to school after a super summer vacation is no fun. But going back-to-school shopping? Now that's fun! What kid doesn't love picking out new backpacks, lunch boxes, notebooks, pens, crayons and more? We've rounded up some of our favorite back-to-school supplies, all available at Walmart. Shop them below.
Between the swollen ankles and that growing belly, pregnancy is no joke! Don't limit yourself to restricting pants and try these comfy maternity leggings instead.
Unlike a Christmas birthday, which can get easily overlooked during the holiday commotion, a Halloween birthday party is a special unicorn — much like your little princess, superhero or monster. And just like those peanut butter cups you're giving out to trick-or-treaters, Halloween and birthdays are "two great things that go great together!" No need to rack your brain for some far-out theme — costumes and candy are a given. But you can still flex your creativity and choose unique decorations, invitations and much more to make your kiddo's Halloween birthday party a howling success. Keep scrolling for some frightfully fun inspiration.
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There are times when we don't want glitter or ruffles or confusing designs splattered all over our kids' clothes. That's why we love Primary. Their clothes are basic and simple and can be worn over and over again. Another reason we love Primary? They're also making Halloween easy by inspiring parents to take matters into their own hands to create clever and adorable DIY Halloween costumes without having to pick up a needle and thread. Best of all, the costumes can have a second life—the hoodie your little guy wore for his dragon costume can be the same hoodie he wears to school the following week — minus the scales, of course. Scroll to see our favorite Primary DIY costume picks, along with details on how to make them and where to buy the essential pieces.
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Excerpt from Crucial Instances SanctuaryIt was a narrow-browed face, sallow as a wax effigy, high-nosed and cautious-lidded, as th...ough modelled by priestly hands; the lips weak and vain rather than cruel; a quibbling mouth that would have snapped at verbal errors like a lizard catching ﬂies, but had never learned the shape of a round yes or no. One of the Duke's hands rested on the head of a dwarf,'a siguian creature with pearl ear-rings and fantastic dress; the other turned the pages of a folio propped on a skull.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
Children's Book: The Fairy That Wanted to Grant Wishes Bilingual: English - Spanish "Once upon a time, there was a fairy that live...d in an enchanted forest..." Lovely illustrated story! Details: Soft-cover Size: 21.6cm x 27.9 cm read more
Excerpt from Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. 6: Historical, Traditionary, and Imaginative; With a GlossaryWhen... the first congratulations - the Shaking of hands and the expressions of surprise had been got over, the doctor invited the dominie to dinner; and, after the cloth was withdrawn, and the better part Of a bottle Of port had vanished between them, the man of medicine thus addressed his ancient preceptor.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
Brian is a sweet and typically active little boy who is always told not to do things by his aunt, whom he calls Auntie No-No. She'...s trying to keep him safe and explain the consequences of his actions. But Brian only hears "no." In the end, he realizes she does this out of love and to teach him to think first about what he wants to do. read more
Lively and information-packed, this book is bursting with mind-blowing animal records. The fastest, the biggest, the most poisonou...s--it's all here for kids to discover. It's a visual feast of colorful photographs surrounded by swirling, expanding, and climbing bits of information in a high-energy design -- as dynamic as the animal world it celebrates. read more
Lively and information-packed, this book is bursting with mind-blowing animal records. The fastest, the biggest, the most poisonou...s--it's all here for kids to discover. It's a visual feast of colorful photographs surrounded by swirling, expanding, and climbing bits of information in a high-energy design -- as dynamic as the animal world it celebrates.From the Trade Paperback edition. read more
The biggest snake, the anaconda, can swallow a deer or goat whole. The smallest mammal, the Etruscan shrew, could easily sleep in ...a teaspoon. In a striking full-color collage, each spread of Biggest, Strongest, Fastest portrays an animal that stands out in the animal world as the largest, slowest, longest lived. Readers can see the animal's size in relation to something familiar, and a chart on the last page indicates the size, weight, and diet of each animal, as well as where it can be found in the wild. Biggest, Strongest, Fastest is an entertaining, informative introduction to the "world records" held by fourteen members of the animal kingdom. read more
Children are often intrigued by certain characteristics of animals. Because of this, children that are interested in fast animals ...will be more engaged in activities involving their favorite speedy animals. At this point, a children's book about fast animals can be used as a tool for imaginative purposes. The children can be asked questions about the subjects of the children books and then asked to give scenarios and stories about what they think the animals are doing. read more
"Children (and adults) who like unusual illustration styles will be entranced by these creatively depicted creatures."―KirkusSTARR...ED Foreword Review Anna Wright's stunning introduction to non-fiction and the natural world is enlivened by her gorgeously sophisticated and fun art style which mixes pen and ink, watercolor and fabric collage. Find out what "pronking" is and how one jellyfish can become two in the humorous descriptions. Both educational and beautiful Anna's unique picture book shows the character of these animals beyond their familiar forms.Not your average animal book - this book depicts animals that don't feature in other children's books, including: sea turtle, springbok, jellyfish, crab, zebra, starling, monarch butterfly, bumblebee, snow goose, herring, Southern Carmine bee-eater, and firefly. The selection of magnificent creatures will delight adults and children alike. read more
"Davies’s chatty, funny text and Layton’s colorful illustrations will pull kids into this fascinating book about survival. . . . E...xciting biology for the classroom." — BOOKLIST (starred review)From the persevering emperor penguins of the South Pole to the brave bacteria inside bubbling volcanoes, from the hardy reptiles of the driest deserts to the squash-proof creatures of the deepest seabeds, animals have adapted to survive in conditions that would kill a human faster than you can say "coffin." Discover how they do it in this amazing natural history book from a celebrated team — and find out who wins the title of the toughest animal of them all.Back matter includes an index and a glossary. read more
With more than 200 gorgeous photos of animals in their natural habitats, there's action and adventure on every page of Animal Plan...et Animals on the Move. This fast-moving addition to the Animal Bites series provides kids in the first years of schooling with the perfect bite-sized view of their favorite animals. Arranged thematically with a focus on animal behavior and family relationships, young readers will explore sections about migration, fast and slow, hunting and playing, and animal movement on land, in the air, and in water, Special book features designed for this age group include simple graphics and 'Just Like Me' sidebars with fascinating animal facts for young readers to learn more about themselves and the amazing animals that share our world.For more Animal Bites books, check out Animal Planet Ocean Animals, Animal Planet Polar Animals, Animal Planet Wild Animals, Animal Planet Farm Animals, and Animal Planet Baby Animals.A portion of the proceeds from the sale of books in the Animal Bites series benefits the principal partners of R.O.A.R. (Reach Out. Act. Respond.), Animal Planet's initiative dedicated to improving the lives of animals in our communities and in the wild. read more
Think of the scariest creatures and you might probably find them within the pages of this book. Understand that the purpose of thi...s book is not to scare you; it's actually to educate you that even the scariest creatures are useful to the environment too. Go ahead and grab a copy of this picture book today! read more
Nothing hooks readers like record breakers, and this book compiles the biggest of everything into an early reader kids can't resis...t. Starting with animals, and moving through trees and plants, ships, planes, mountains, rivers, deserts, buildings, bridges and much more, each fascinating page of Kingfisher Readers L3: Record Breakers-The Biggest by Claire Llewellyn draws kids in with interwoven photography and text that pushes their reading skills a little further. "Think big!" fact boxes and an index add new elements, and a glossary at the back helps define vocabulary highlighted throughout the text.LEVEL 3: READING ALONE WITH SOME HELP Accessible and engaging, with plenty of interest and repetition, and more variety of language and information than level 2. Text introduces a few more challenging words and a wider variety of tenses. Guided Reading Levels: K, L read more
Have you ever seen an animal wearing pink armor and a white tutu? How about an underwater cutie with pink hair and blue fingernail... polish? Or a deer with a gas mask? Do you think they don’t exist? They do, and I have the pictures to prove it! In this third book of Weird & Wacky Creatures, you will meet these animals and others just as strange. All of these animals are on the Endangered Species list. Each chapter includes a special section about why they are endangered and what’s being done about it. There are crazy pictures and fun activities you can do at home. There is also a Glossary of Terms, so you can learn big, scientific words to stun and amaze your family and friends. Who doesn’t love doing that, right? read more
Huge assortment of paper is sure to fulfill any classroom, cut-and-paste or collage project needs! Add imagination to make your ow...n animals, monsters and creatures. Includes bug, dinosaur, amazing animal and fish papers. 96 sheets, 8-1/2 x 11". read more
Author Sylvia Branzei and illustrator Jack Keely prove once again that they know what fascinates&150and completely disgusts&150kid...s of all ages. Learn about slimy creatures, vomit-munchers, bloodsuckers, and unforgettable animal poops. It's an icky concoction of information, but it contains a heaping helping of real and memorable scientific facts. With a perfect-bound spine and all new covers, Animal Grossology is easy to read! And it is perfect timeing, as the Grossology Museum Tour begins this summer. read more
Profiles the animals that live in Europe, including reindeer, wolverines, and goldfinches.
There is nothing that kids love more than cute animals, so a picture book full of all of the most lovable animals on Earth is sure... to be a big hit with children of all ages. The beautiful full color illustrations of each of the animals are perfect for capturing the visual attention of a child, and since the animals are from all over the planet the book is also educational. Kids can learn about the world they live in at the same time as they enjoy the pictures. Then they can share their new knowledge will all their friends. read more
Children love to explore the world around them, including figuring out about various animals that inhabit our planet. A child woul...d enjoy a Top 20 Most Dangerous Animals on the Planet Picture Book because most children are visually stimulated and fascinated by colorful photos of animals. This book would be helpful for children as well as they can learn what to avoid if they were to come across this animal in the wild in the future. Overall, children enjoy picture books and would especially enjoy a book which teaches them about animals and the dangers of the animals pictured in the illustrations. read more
Roslyn Rutabaga is a feisty little rabbit with a vivid imagination. One day she wakes up with a big plan: "I will dig the biggest ...hole on earth. Not a tiny mouse hole. Not a medium-sized rabbit hole. The Biggest Hole on Earth!" With her father’s quiet encouragement, Roslyn sets out on her big adventure, but obstacles abound a grumpy worm, a grouchy mole, and a bone-hogging dog get in her way. Will she find a pirate’s treasure or a dinosaur bone? Will she meet a penguin? Anything could happen! Marie-Louise Gay’s humorous and endearing tale is an ode to the imagination and determination of children who create their own worlds out of the little things in life. read more
Animals come in all shapes and sizes. Some are little while some are big. This animals book for 4-year-olds will showcase the anim...als From the Littlest to the Biggest! Along with images are interesting facts that will surely add to your child’s memory. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and secure a copy today! read more
Animals smooth and spiky, fast and slow, hop and waddle through the two hundred plus pages of the Caldecott Honor artist Steve Jen...kins’s most impressive nonfiction offering yet. Sections such as “Animal Senses,” “Animal Extremes,” and “The Story of Life” burst with fascinating facts and infographics that will have trivia buffs breathlessly asking, “Do you know a termite queen can produce up to 30,000 eggs a day?” Jenkins’s color-rich cut- and torn-paper artwork is as strikingly vivid as ever. Rounding out this bountiful browsers’ almanac of more than three hundred animals is a discussion of the artist’s bookmaking process, an animal index, a glossary, and a bibliography. A bookshelf essential! read more
Snakes, sharks, and spiders―oh my! Do you know what the most deadly animal in the world is? What about the difference between pois...on and venom? Learn the asnwers for yourself and discover what animals you definitely want to stay away from. read more
The EDGE (Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered) of Existence program is a global conservation initiative aimed at savin...g rare species from extinction. This eye-opening book shows some of the important results of the group's work. Readers accompany real scientists on exciting scientific expeditions from the heights of the Cyclops Mountains in faraway West Papua, to the depths of the Yangtze River in China, to the forests of Haiti in the Caribbean, and the vast stretches of the Gobi Desert. Jonathan and Marilyn Baillie’s lively narratives and stunning photographs introduce such special creatures as the bumblebee bat, so small it can fit on a fingertip; the Bactrian camel, capable of surviving the harshest desert conditions; and the slender loris, a nocturnal beast hunted for its mythical magic powers. There is also a sense of urgency here: these and the eight other animals profiled are evolutionarily unique, which means that if they don’t survive there will be nothing similar left on Earth and our global biodiversity will be weakened forever. read more
Get ready for a walk on the wild side through every continent on Earth! Kids can discover the animal kingdom like never before in ...Lonely Planet Kids' The Animal Book, a beautiful encyclopedia featuring over 100 incredible creatures, from the grey wolf and green anaconda, to the bald eagle and emperor penguin. Packed with facts and illustrations, it also explores our relationship with these animals and how we're affecting their lives and habitats, such as reindeer helping to deliver food for Arctic communities and elephants hunted for their tusks in Africa. Animals are all around us, but sometimes we forget just how remarkable they are. With The Animal Book, kids can discover some of the world's most diverse and fascinating mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, insects and invertebrates, from those they can spot in their backyard to more endangered species in jungles, deserts and freezing oceans. They'll also learn about conservation efforts and how to help protect wildlife and the planet. Dawn Cooper's wonderful illustrations are combined with fantastic photographs and expert authorship by Ruth Martin. Organized by continent, The Animal Book covers: Arctic North & Central America South America Europe Africa Asia Oceania Antarctica Oceans About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humor and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place-inspiring children at home and in school. read more
Lions and scorpions and lethal little jellyfish, oh my! Kids will sink their teeth into this fascinating look at nature’s fiercest... creatures.Sometimes nature can be nasty: snakes that spit poison, insects with exploding bottoms, and tigers that have you for dinner. Throughout the animal kingdom, creatures are equipped with lethal weapons, from finger-length fangs to toxic tentacles, and have ingenious ways of killing one another — poisoning, dive-bombing, strangling, and even electrocuting! Discover the murderous methods of attack and defense that make animals armed, dangerous, and deadly.Back matter includes an index and a glossary. read more