Honeybees do a special dance to tell their hive mates where to find food. A group of ground squirrels will rush a threatening snake and throw sand in its face. Babysitter flamingos watch over hundreds of chicks while the mothers are away hunting. Whether it's to find food, protect themselves or raise their young, animals live and work together in amazing ways. Containing lots of interesting facts, activities and easy-to-do experiments, this title in the Animal Behavs. Containing lots of interesting facts, activities and easy-to-do experiments, this title in the Animal Behavior series takes a resourceful approach to exploring animal life.… read more
Homework can be a stressful affair for everyone involved. Juggling after-school activities, meal prep and housework, it often takes a village to get reading assignments, flashcards and worksheets completed at a decent hour. We've yet to find out how to make schoolwork magically disappear altogether, but we can tip parents off on how to make the situation more manageable. Here's how to create a quiet, supervised and streamlined area where kids can study at home.
Back-to-school shopping is fun with these outfit ideas that parents and kids will love. These outfits will show off their personality and give them the confidence to tackle the upcoming school year.
Subscription boxes are the perfect gift for the fun-loving kiddos in your life. With options including everything from science to cooking, kids will love receiving their very own monthly packages filled with fun activities and toys. Don't know which subscription to choose? Read on to discover 12 of our favorites.
Learn why the Parenting.com editors (and hundreds of reviewers) can't stop raving about the Molekule air purifier. Spoiler alert: Not only does it clean the air like never before, but it's also off-the-charts stylish. Parents, this is one nursery essential you won't want to miss.
When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
Much like the still-hot onesie trend favored by bump-free fashionistas for the past few years, maternity rompers and jumpsuits are all the rage with the mother-to-be set as well. Casual, elegant, sporty and most importantly — comfortable! — these all-in-one outfits are nothing but versatile and especially easy to wear. Check out this collection of maternity one-piece jumpsuits; there's something chic for every mama at every phase of her pregnancy.
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A personalised storybook for girls called SERENA. The story is based on the letters of the child's own name. All books are differe...nt from one another. The girl wakes up but can't remember her name. Magic Mouse knows how to solve the problem. They go on a wonderful adventure in the Magic Bus! Translated and adapted by the author from the top-selling Finnish language children's namebook series "Tyttö/Poika, joka unohti nimensä". The beautiful hand-drawn pictures will delight both the young and the young-at-heart! Looking for a namebook "What's my name?" but couldn't find a book for the name you are looking for? Please don't hesitate to contact me with your name request! -Tiina Walsh Author fb.me/whatsmynamestorybooks for more details about the storybooks read more
Explains the differences between moths and butterflies, including when they are most active, their coloring, and their antennae.
Excerpt from Landtakers: The Story of an EpochHis eyes screwed up against the harsh light, his boyish features matted in lines of ...discontent, Cabell sat on the side of the road and bitterly compared this crude scene with an image of his native Dorset village. The violence with which he beat at the ﬂies buzz ing in a black cloud round his face and neck revealed the intensity of his feelings.A detachment of soldiers and yellow-clad convicts approached from the other end of the street as though upon air. Only the rattle of a chain here and there was to be heard', for the dust was inches thick and soft as powder. It rose in clouds from their feet and cast a smoky shadow on the ground.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
Why do millions of flamingoes flock together in Africa? Why do meerkats live in colonies? Animal groups have some fascinating beh...aviors. Discover the amazing bonds that keep animal groups together. read more
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Simple text and bright photographs explain the concept of animal group behavior for beginning readers. The book concludes with a s...imple, kid-friendly activity. read more
Imagine that you are afraid, but instead of running and yelling for help, you pretend to be a stick. That's how an inchworm defend...s itself! Animal Defenses reveals the unique ways in which animals protect themselves. Easy-to-do experiments and activities explain the tricks animals use to help them survive. With stunning, realistic illustrations, this book is an innovative approach to understanding animal life. Containing lots of interesting facts, activities and easy-to-do experiments, this title in the Animal Behavior series takes a resourceful approach to exploring animal life. read more
In this title in the Animal Behavior series, kids will find out which animals hibernate and why, the difference between true hiber...nators and deep sleepers, where animals hibernate, what happens while they hibernate, and much more. Whether to avoid extreme weather, conserve energy or survive on meager resources, animals hibernate in some unexpected ways. Packed with illustrations, facts, activities and easy-to-do experiments, Animals Hibernating is an innovative approach to understanding animal life. read more
Animals have cleverly adapted to life all over the planet, from the freezing poles to the hottest, driest deserts. This book explo...res the extraordinary diversity in animal life, and readers are encouraged to reflect on how a tiny change can have a huge impact on a whole habitat and beyond. The use of novelties and colourful detailed illustrations explain complex concepts in an accessible and fun way. read more
Did you know that termites build towers as tall as houses? Or that ogre-faced spiders throw net traps over their prey? Whether it'...s to gather food, build shelter or attract a mate, animals work in unexpected ways. Kids can try activities that demonstrate some surprising animal skills, like blowing bubbles the way a spittlebug does to hide itself from predators. Or mastering the half hitch and running knots that the weaverbird ties (with its feet!) when it builds a nest. Using concise language and realistic illustrations, this title in the Animal Behavior series takes a resourceful approach to exploring animal life. read more
Imagine that you had to taste your dinner by walking on it, like a butterfly, or use your tongue to sniff out your next snack, lik...e a snake. Animal Senses reveals the extraordinary ways animals sense their environment. Easy-to-do experiments and activities show kids how to compare animal senses to their own. With stunning, realistic illustrations, this book from the Animal Behavior series is an innovative approach to understanding animal life. read more
Imagine eating only one big meal a year like an anaconda, or living on a totally liquid diet like a vampire bat! Whether their die...ts include plants, insects or other creatures, animals eat in some weird and fascinating ways. Kids can investigate a variety of animals, birds, insects, fish and reptiles -- from the unique tongue of the anteater to the amazing digestive system of the crocodile. Examples of carnivores, herbivores and scavengers from around the world are included. Containing lots of interesting facts, activities and easy-to-do experiments, this title in the Animal Behavior series takes a resourceful approach to exploring animal life. read more
Male warblers grow colorful feathers during the spring mating season. Male moose compete for a female by head-butting each other w...ith their antlers. Female ospreys are fed and protected by their mates while they hatch their eggs. Whether it's to attract, fight for or protect a mate, animals interact in some remarkable ways. Using concise language and realistic illustrations, this title in the Animal Behavior series takes a resourceful approach to exploring animal life. read more
Meet a fish that flies, a frog that climbs trees and a bird that flies backward! Whether it's to escape danger, seek shelter or lo...ok for food, animals move in many amazing ways. This title in the Animal Behavior series contains facts, activities and easy-to-do experiments to show kids how animals walk, run, glide, fly, slither and jump. With stunning, realistic illustrations, Animals in Motion is an innovative approach to understanding animal life. read more
Insects that look like leaves, snakes that play dead, fish that fly, and toads with poisonous skin—these creatures are among many ...that defend themselves in fascinating ways. Animal Defenses presents the wide variety of physical and behavioral adaptations used by animals and insects in their struggle to survive and shows how scientists continue to make new discoveries about the age-old maneuvering between predator and prey. read more
Discusses the ways that animals communicate to attract a mate, warn of predators, or mark their territory.
It is hard enough getting a complete picture of how the most common animals―domestic pets, for example―behave. However, this is to...ugher still for creatures that are active at night, such as many species of cats, live in remote regions, or live in the top of the tree canopy. Zoologists have developed a variety of techniques to conduct behavioral studies including remote sensing, cameras and video cameras, and webcams. read more
All animals have babies. But how do different animals take care of their babies? What happens to the babies as they grow up? Begin...ning readers can get just the facts, while the accompanying text for more advanced readers gives more fun and fascinating information. read more
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Why do wildebeests travel 1,800 miles each year? How do salmon find their way back to the stream where they hatched? Migrating ani...mals move in some unique ways. Discover the amazing ways migrating animals get around. read more
How do over-sized eyes help tarsiers see at night? How do bats find food in the dark? These nocturnal animals have some fascinati...ng ways to survive in the dark. Discover the amazing things nocturnal animals do when the sun goes down. read more
Why do aquatic frogs spend the winter buried in mud? Why to garter snakes coil together in dens? Animals hibernate in some unique ...ways. Discover the amazing ways hibernating animals spend the winter. read more
This title is suitable for ages 6-12. Certain sea slugs have developed a remarkable defensive adaptation - they can use the stingi...ng cells of the sea anemones they eat to protect themselves. Whether adapting over millions of years or in the blink of an eye, this book examines the ever-changing world of animals. Children will thrill at discovering: why animals need to adapt; animals that can 'see' using sounds; how animals use camouflage and mimicry to protect themselves; and how wild animals have adapted to habitat loss and learned to live in cities. read more
"One of the biggest adaptations made by some animals is to live and work together as a group to ensure their survival. This intrig...uing book shows how social animals communicate and interact with members of their own species. Elephants, dolphins and orcas, monkeys, apes, lions, and wolves, educate their young, work together to find food, and take care of their group members. Smaller animals that work together in microsocieties include termites, ants, bees, and wasps. Students will have fun comparing theirown social groups to those found in nature. Fascinating photographs accompany thought-provoking questions and activities."-- read more
This educational series explores the various habitats and behavior of animals that live together. Large, fascinating photos take c...hildren on a journey around the globe to learn about animal groups under the sea, in the heart of the jungle, on a rural farm, and more. Each page spread has a simple sentence followed by facts about the animals. A quick quiz provides additional reading and learning fun! Sandcastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company. read more