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How Animals See the World

by Carol Matas, illustrated by Cornelia Li
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: anatomy & physiology, biology, country life

★“In this delightfully original nonfiction picture book… the readable text offers understandable science, while the engaging illustrations promote careful investigation. A valuable addition to science and nature collections. Highly recommended.”—School Library Journal, starred review

How do animals see the world? It turns out, very differe …

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Where Did We Come From?

A simple exploration of the universe, evolution, and physics

by Chris Ferrie
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: biology

Discover how our universe came to be in this delightful new picture book from the #1 science author for kids!

First the quark then the particle
First atom then the molecule
First the sun then the solar system
First the earth then the life
First the love then the child...

Little scientists will learn all about how the universe evolved in this fun and …

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Do Frogs Drink Hot Chocolate?

How Animals Keep Warm

by Etta Kaner, illustrated by John Martz
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 4
tagged: zoology, biology, seasons

A best-selling and fun, factual, interactive exploration of how animals keep warm in cold weather, for ages 4 to 8

 

When winter arrives, animals living in cold environments need to cope to survive. Do polar bears build homes? Do penguins snuggle with a friend? Yes! But their homes aren’t made of wood, and they don’t cuddle on a couch. Instead, t …

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My Book of Butterflies

illustrated by Geraldo Valério
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: butterflies, moths & caterpillars, zoology, biology

This stunning exploration of butterflies from around the world is a companion to My Book of Birds

Geraldo Valério grew up in Brazil, watching white butterflies visit the vegetable patch behind his house. As he got older, he learned more about these unique and beautiful insects, which can be found on every continent except Antarctica.

In this gorgeou …

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Des plantes étranges effrayantes mais intéressantes

by Julie K. Lundgren, translated by Annie, Evearts
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 7
  • Grade: 1 to 2
tagged: flowers & plants, biology

Who knew some plants could hunt and defend themselves. Colorful photos and descriptive text help explain the plant parts and behaviors that make some plants special—and creepy. Amazing photos and simple text make this book a great high-interest read.

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Les plantes!

by Tracy Nelson Maurer, translated by Annie, Evearts
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 7
  • Grade: 1 to 2
tagged: flowers & plants, biology

This fact-filled book describes all things plants! With terms like species, photosynthesis, life cycle, and habitat, young readers will gain an understanding of how plants have survived on Earth for millions of years, and how we can't survive without them.

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Les organismes vivants

by Patricia Armentrout, translated by Annie, Evearts
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 7
  • Grade: 1 to 2
tagged: biology, zoology

Young readers will understand the differences between living and non-living things with this bright and colorful book, which describes objects, as well as animals and plants and their life cycles.

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De la crème glacée pour les lézards?

Comment les animaux se rafraîchissent

by Etta Kaner, illustrated by Jenna Piechota
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: biology

 

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Comment les animaux survivent-ils à la chaleur? Est-ce qu’ils portent des sandales? Est-ce qu’ils sautent dans la piscine?

Ce charmant album documentaire enseigne les différents moyens employés par les animaux pour se rafraîchir. Battre des oreilles, se coller aux arbres et faire des siestes sont quelques-u …

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