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Time to Shine

Celebrating the World’s Iridescent Animals

by Karen Jameson, illustrated by Dave Murray
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: anatomy & physiology, biology

Let yourself be dazzled by creatures around the world in this brilliant nonfiction picture book about iridescence.

Have you ever noticed the rainbow-like shimmer on certain bird feathers, insect bodies and animal scales? This effect, called iridescence, changes depending on the angle from which its viewed, and animals across the globe use the effect …

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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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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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A Forest in the City

by Andrea Curtis, illustrated by Pierre Pratt
edition: eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: trees & forests, biology, environmental conservation & protection

This beautiful book of narrative non-fiction looks at the urban forest and dives into the question of how we can live in harmony with city trees.

“Imagine a city draped in a blanket of green … Is this the city you know?”

A Forest in the City looks at the urban forest, starting with a bird’s-eye view of the tree canopy, then swooping down to s …

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Watch It Grow: Backyard Life Cycles

Backyard Life Cycles

illustrated by Barbara Reid
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: biology, butterflies, moths & caterpillars, flowers & plants

Barbara Reid’s one-of-a kind art brings an engaging exploration of nature to life!

 

Readers young and old will enjoy this introduction to the marvels of the natural world: watching a tadpole hatch from an egg, a caterpillar turn into a butterfly, an acorn become a mighty oak and a glorious sunflower grow from a tiny seed!

Barbara Reid's love of …

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