Enslow Pub Inc Toys & Activities
There is much more to opossums than just their well-known ability to play dead. Opossums are great climbers and scavengers, as wel...l as protective mothers. They have a well-developed sense of smell and strong jaws. Through fact-filled text and color photos, readers will learn all about these North American marsupials, including what they eat, where they live, how they are helpful to people, and how to stay safe around them. read more
Examines the facts and legends surrounding the King Arthur story in Dark Ages Britain.
A collection of Inuit tales includes information on each story's characters, symbols, and themes, and explains how Inuit tradition...s keep myths alive from generation to generation. read more
"Discusses blue whales, why they are endangered, and how they are being helped"--
Full-color images, fun facts, and informational text will bring readers into the secret world of badgers, from their hunting and e...ating habits to where they live and how they have impacted human life. In addition, safety tips explain what to do if someone comes face-to-face with a badger. read more
"Readers will learn how animals such as armadillos and crabs protect themselves from predators"--Provided by publisher.
Pages: 48, Paperback, Enslow Pub Inc
Explains the reasons behind different animal behaviors, including why birds are so intelligent, how mama bears protect their cubs,... and what pig grunts actually mean. read more
After readers familiarize themselves with the origami symbols and easily accessible types of paper to use, they will follow illust...rated step-by-step instructions to create fun origami arts and crafts such as a bracelet, a piano, a sailboat, and a colorful dodecahedron. A glossary helps readers learn new vocabulary, and a further reading section with books and websites encourages further exploration of the topic. read more
Describes some of the adaptations of fish that help them survive in their environments, including the electric eel's hunting tacti...cs, the parrotfish's protective mucus coocoon, and the midshipman fish's unique mating call. read more
Pages: 32, Paperback, Enslow Pub Inc
When broken down into their biological elements, people and animals are fascinating creatures that exhibit unique characteristics ...and go through very interesting life processes. Through engaging text enhanced by whimsical color illustrations and a fun quiz, students can discover just how much they know about animals. read more
Step-by-step instructions illustrated with full-color photos show readers how to make fun origami pieces, such as blinking eyes, k...issing lips, and a nodding dog, to impress their friends and family. By including a brief history of origami, a gallery of masterpieces, a glossary, and Further Reading, the book also informs as well as entertains. read more
Looks at a variety of mammals and the behaviors they use to survive in their environments, including the meerkat, spotted hyena, c...apuchin monkey, and horse. read more
Pages: 48, Paperback, Enslow Pub Inc
"A biography of astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson"--
"Readers will find out about animals who blend in with their surroundings to avoid predators"--Provided by publisher.
Pandas are symbols of peace. Besides being well known for their black and white coats and cute, cuddly looks, pandas possess many ...other unique traits that make them special. Did you know their pupils are slit-shaped like a cat’s to help them see better in the dark? Or that female pandas bark to say hello? These gentle giants have been symbols of peace in China for hundreds of years. Read fifty fun facts about pandas that make these magnificent creatures a species worth saving from extinction and how you can help. read more
"Discusses giant pandas, why they are endangered, and how they are being helped"--
Through simple, fact-filled text and vivid photos, readers will enjoy learning about this important American symbol, including why... the bald eagle was chosen as the national bird, if Ben Franklin really wanted a turkey instead, and how the eagle on the Presidential Seal has changed over the years. A follow-up activity guides readers in researching other national symbols from around the world. read more
"Discusses the science behind avalanches and what to do to stay safe from them"--
Examines the history, causes, strategies, and major figures of the Mexican-American War.
Learn more about the African-American culture with these ten easy-to-do crafts. Also, while you do these crafts read about famous ...African Americans. read more
Pages: 48, Paperback, Enslow Pub Inc
Examines the history, causes, strategies, and major figures of the Korean War.
Through detailed step-by-step instructions illustrated by full-color diagrams and photos, readers can practice origami and create ...a cute owl, an adorable duck, an elegant peacock, and other birds. The book also includes an introduction to the types of paper one can use and the kinds of paper to avoid, a key explaining the different symbols, a glossary, a further reading section with books and websites, and an index. read more
"Explores the stories of some of the most prominent figures in Roman mythology, such as Romulus and Remus, Jupiter, Venus, Mars, a...nd Apollo and the story of the Aeneid. Each tale includes a detailed introduction to the culture of ancient Rome, as well asexpert commentary written by scholars and specialists."-- read more
This volume, rich with primary sources, traces the story of the United States from the first contact between Europeans and Native ...Americans to the American Revolution and through the gold rush. This is a history often characterized by conflict and violence. It is the story of the religious hysteria and violence of the Salem witch trials, the gradual expansion of the country across the continent, the ill treatment of Native Americans, and slavery. It is about how the values of the Founding Fathers laid down in the Bill of Rights have made for a more peaceful and fair country, but one that has not always lived up to its promises and ideals. read more
"Provides character education through different scenarios that demonstrate children being honest"--
Presents step-by-step instructions for creating seven dinosaurs out of paper using traditional origami folding techniques, includi...ng a pterodactyl, a tyrannosaurus, and a triceratops. read more
Through the art of origami, students will journey back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Readers will follow step-by-ste...p instructions and diagrams to make impressive models of familiar prehistoric favorites such as the pterodactyl, Tyrannosaurus rex, and triceratops, as well as come to learn about some not so well-known species such as the camptosaurus, plateosaurus, and plesiosaurus. The book also includes an introduction to the types of paper that can be used, a key explaining the different symbols, a glossary, a further reading section, and an index. read more
Science has made some incredible things possible. Many medications, technology, and scientific theory are well known, while others... remain inventions of the imagination. Through engaging text enhanced by whimsical color illustrations and a fun quiz, readers can discover just how much they know about the history of science. read more
Examines the history, causes, strategies, and major figures of the Persian Gulf and Iraq Wars.
Freeze! Put your paws up! These crime-fighting animals work side-by-side with their human partners to help stop crime. They help p...olice sniff out illegal drugs, find people who are missing, follow criminals, and so much more. This fascinating book takes a peek at the jobs of some of the bravest, badge-wearing animals on the force. Through straightforward text and inspiring photographs, readers will learn about how these animals keep our communities safe each and every day. read more
Pet a dog a day to keep the doctor away? Every knows pets are fun, but did you know that they can help keep you healthy, too? This... book introduces readers to the world of animal therapy. They will meet real therapy pets and their handlers, and learn a little bit about the science behind pet therapy, and what it takes to be a good therapy animal. Accessible text, a few fun surprises, and lively illustrations make this easy-to-read book a winner. read more