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Insect Bodies

by Aloian & Bobbie Kalman
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 2
tagged: insects, spiders, etc.

There are more than a million species of insects living on Earth, and all insects have similar bodies. In Insect Bodies, children will learn the major physical features of insects and the importance of each body part. Close-up photographs and clearly labeled illustrations help explain: an insect’s three main body sections; the different kinds of …

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Metamorphosis: Changing Bodies

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 3
tagged: insects, spiders, etc., reptiles & amphibians

Children will delight to learn about how the bodies of different animals, including frogs, butterflies, and beetles, change as these animals go through their life cycles. Metamorphosis: Changing Bodies explains metamorphosis in a step-by-step format that is accompanied by beautiful pictures. Both complete and incomplete metamorphosis are defined an …

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Marilou Keeps a Camel

by Raymond Plante, illustrated by Marie-Claude Favreau, translated by Sarah Cummins
edition: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: siblings, lions, tigers, leopards, etc.

Marilou and her father are keeping Camelot, a camel, in their garden for a few days. Meanwhile Marilou's father is building a new enclosure for the camel at the zoo which will be like the desert.
After Marilou has taken her pet camel for a tour of her neighbourhood, they take him back to the zoo. Marilou sees that Camelot will be well protected in …

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Endangered Tigers

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, lions, tigers, leopards, etc.

Three species of tigers are now extinct and the remaining five species are in danger of the same fate. In this informative book, children will learn reasons why these beautiful cats became endangered and how people are helping them from going extinct.

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Endangered Mountain Gorillas

by Bobbie Kalman & Lundblad
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, apes, monkeys, etc.

In the African wilderness, mountain gorillas are severely threatened. These gentle giants are the largest of all the apes, living in family groups that fascinate scientists and enthusiasts alike. This appealing and timely book uses clear, attractive photographs to illuminate text on such topics as • mountain habitats • the social structure of g …

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The Malagawatch Mice and the Church that Sailed

illustrated by Caroline Stellings
edition: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, etc.

When the Highland Village Museum adopted and moved Malagawatch Church across the Bras d’Or lake in 2003, children’s author-illustrator Caroline Stellings asked herself: “What about the church mice?” The answer is an imaginative tale of The Malagawatch Mice who, after living under the church for generations, learn that they are about to lose …

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