Holiday House FBA-|289186 - From huge whale sharks to tiny dwarf sharks, this book has everything you need to know about these mysterious sea creatures. Millions of years before the first dinosaurs walked the earth, the first sharks swam in the sea. Though they're often feared and misunderstood, most sharks aren't dangerous to humans—and they play an important part in their environment.

With her signature combination of accessible, well-labeled illustrations, kid-friendly text and clear, Gail Gibbons introduces many of the more than three hundred types of sharks in the ocean, and gives concise information about their habitats and physical characteristics. Perfect for classroom collections or kids interested in marine life, Sharks is full of useful information on how humans have impacted shark populations, what to do if you see a shark while swimming, and fun shark facts.

Sharks - . Used book in Good Condition.

Sea Turtles

Holiday House FBA-|289178 - Descended from enormous prehistoric creatures, huge sea turtles are fascinating creatures. Hatched from small eggs, some can grow to weigh over a thousand pounds. A concise introduction to some of the oldest living animals. Ideal for aspiring oceanographers, this brightly-illustrated book is a perfect introduction to the subject.

. Sea turtles gives young readers an accessible overview of how populations of these large reptiles have become threatened, and discusses the conservation efforts currently taking place. Their similarities and general features are introduced with labeled diagrams, and the differences between species are clearly explained.

Sea Turtles - With colorful, clear illustrations and simple text, Gail Gibbons introduces the eight kinds of sea turtles living in the ocean today.


Holiday House FBA-|289168 - Captions identify different species, vocabulary words with pronunciations, and key facts. The gray whale has the longest migration route at about 6, 000 miles! A "Whale Tales" section with bonus trivia is included at the end. Gail gibbons is a titan in the field of children's nonfiction, having published over 100 nonfiction books for kids.

Immerse yourself in the sea in this illustrated look at the world's largest mammals for the littlest learners. Simple text and watercolor art explore the anatomy, evolution, diet, and much more of these majestic ocean creatures.


Holiday House - Colorful Illustrations. Readers will also learn about threats to penguin populations, and what conservation efforts have been made to help preserve them. A collection of penguin facts is also included. Paperback. Moderate Text. An illustrated introduction to those wonderful waddling water birds!Living only in the southern hemisphere, there are seventeen different kinds of penguins.

With bright watercolor illustrations and kid-friendly language, describing where and how they live, Gail Gibbons introduces these black and white birds, what they eat, and how they hatch their young. An exploration of the egg-laying and chick-raising habits of the emperor penguin is also included, describing how these large penguins take care of their babies in extremely cold temperatures, working together to look after one large egg at a time.

Polar Bears

Holiday House - Moderate Text. Paperback. Here is information about how polar bears swim and hunt, how they keep warm and dry, and the many other ways they adapt to their environment. Used book in Good Condition. Cubs are born during the cold dark winter, even though they start out with only a thin coat of fur and weigh a little over one pound.

Colorful Illustrations. The polar bear is the biggest and most powerful of the animals that are able to survive the hostile climate of the Arctic. The mothers raise and teach them so they may grow and survive in the wild. 32 pages.


Holiday House - Plus, there are over 3, 800 different kinds! Paperback. Colorful Illustrations. Frogs are unique creatures that play an important role to the environment, making them an important topic in any educational setting. Used book in Good Condition. 32 pages. Moderate Text. From tiny tadpoles to master jumpers, frogs get an exciting introduction in this detailed picture book.

Did you know that frogs can jump ten times their body length? How about that frog eggs are encased in jellylike coverings that make them too slippery to be eaten by predators? Discover these facts and more in this brightly illustrated addition to any non-fiction collection.


Holiday House - Colorful Illustrations. Used book in Good Condition. On silent wings a bird sweeps down in the moonlight. Moderate Text. Paperback. With their striking appearance and distinctive hoot, hoot, owls are one of the most recognizable birds in the world. But did you know there are more than 140 types of owls living in the world?   Gail Gibbons' Owls celebrates the similarities and differences in the many species of owls, from large to small, living in diverse environments and making many different kinds of nests.

The book covers basics of owl behavior, information on how they hunt, and the many factors that have led some types of owls to become endangered. Her many honors include the washington Post/Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award. The boldly colored illustrations feature clear labeling, simple language, and all new words are defined and reinforced with clear, appropriate for young readers.

Owls - 32 pages. Gail gibbons “has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children’s writer-illustrator. Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 acclaimed books for young readers, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterflies. The book also features a page of intriguing owl trivia.


Holiday House - Used book in Good Condition. Colorful Illustrations. Their amazing abilities and how they fit into the natural world. Moderate Text. 32 pages. Paperback.


Holiday House - Paperback. Used book in Good Condition. Moderate Text. Weaving webs, hunt, and floating on strands of silk—spiders are fascinating creatures! from tiny baby spiderlings to large tarantulas, digging burrows, nonfiction master Gail Gibbons' introduction to these intriguing arachnids reminds us that even when they look scary, colorful or gray—and they live, most spiders are harmless—and even helpful! There are over thirty thousand kinds of spiders in the world—small and large, and adapt in different ways.

According to the washington post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator. Ms. Colorful Illustrations. 32 pages. A number of different species and spider behaviors are highlighted in this book, accompanied by clear, labeled illustrations and important vocabulary.

Spiders - Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterfly. Her many honors include the washington Post/Childrens Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award. Filled with interesting trivia and information on the history of spiders, as well as an explanation of the difference between spiders and insects, this is a great introduction that takes the fear out of our eight-legged, web-spinning friends.

National Geographic Readers: Sharks! Science Reader Level 2

National Geographic Children's Books - He’s silent. Paperback. He can feel electricity given off by his prey. Cool photos bring kids into the shark’s world. Used book in Good Condition. He’s quick. He will lose and replace more than 10, 000 teeth in his lifetime. He has five rows of deadly teeth. Great product! Colorful Illustrations. Chomp! meet the shark—the fish who ruled the deep before dinosaurs roamed the Earth! This fish has soft cartilage so he can glide, twist, and turn before his prey can say "gulp!" He can smell a single drop of blood in 25 million drops of ocean.

Moderate Text. 32 pages. Fun facts go deep into the shark’s scary science.


Holiday House - 32 pages. Used book in Good Condition. Great product! Colorful Illustrations. Moderate Text. Included are four myths and legends, and a list of curious facts. Paperback. For centuries people have been afraid of wolves, yet these animals tend to be shy and live peacefully among themselves. There is also information about the red wolf, and how all wolves are in danger of extinction and need to be protected.

Here is information on gray wolves also called timber wolves who live in packs that hunt in territories as large as 500 square miles. Pack leaders mate for life, share food, and pack member hunt together, and protect each other.