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Learn about historical and modern technology inspired by animals! Each book features six animals from a specific environment, from the skies to the seas, and their corresponding tech. Readers will fly with a dragonfly-inspired drone and slither with a search-and-rescue snake-robot, all while learning about the processes and people who have developed these powerful technologies. The series features captivating photos of animals and tech in action, with fun facts, key words, group activities, and more. This high-interest low-level series will capture students' interest while encouraging exploration of STEM fields.
This series introduces early readers to some of the world?s most fascinating animals. With simple text and vibrant photos, each book helps readers learn about the animal?s appearance, behaviour, diet, and more.
In the twenty-first century, military marine mammals detect lost equipment and underwater mines. Large rats are trained to find land mines in more than 80 countries. Military working dogs search for explosive devices and other weapons and are trained to take down enemy combatants. In earlier centuries, military fighters rode horses into battle, relied on elephants to haul supplies, and trained pigeons to carry messages. Even cats, goats, and chickens have served in wartime-as mascots! Learn about the history of animals in warfare, the functions they serve and how they are trained, as well as the psychology that makes animals such good partners in warfare.
This informative series provides, in a concise format, better understanding of animals and their habitats. Fascinating in its diversity, the natural world comes to life on the pages of these spectacularly illustrated volumes. Animals in the Wild covers the lives of African Wildlife, Baby Animals, Big Cats, Bears, Pandas, Wolves and much more through vibrant colour images of animals living, surviving and thriving in their environments.
High in the sky or deep in the ocean, animals live in all kinds of habitats and travel amazing distances. This beautifully illustrated series of comparisons illuminates how animals have adapted to live at truly impressive heights and depths. A running ruler on each spread lets readers compare measurements.
The Arctic is a barren land of blustering winds and sub-zero temperatures unfit for many of Earth?s animals. But some have evolved to make this frozen world their home. Each title in Animals of the Arctic is filled with descriptions of adaptations, from special coats to inventive behaviours, explaining how animals survive in the Arctic!
The desert is one of the most extreme biomes on Earth! Temperatures skyrocket as the sun rises and quickly plummet as it sets. These extremes have not stopped animals from making it their home. From roadrunners excreting salt to conserve water to bighorn sheep going days without a drop, this series explores the special ways animals of the desert have adapted to survive in this harsh biome.
The hot, humid rain forest is habitat to more than half of the world's plant and animal species! From colourful toucans to enormous anacondas, this informative series explores how the animals adapt to survive in the world's most diverse biome.
Each season, animals embark on incredible migrations that test their strength and stamina. This exciting series invites readers to soar, scuttle, and swim alongside them! Junior globetrotters will explore migration routes and identify dangerous obstacles. Along the way, they witness the special skills and adaptations that help each animal reach its destination!
You know that pets can be fun. But some dogs, horses, pigs, and more have important jobs to do. With Animals That Help Us young readers will discover how animals help us stay safe. Look! Books introduce early nonfiction topics with large colourful photos, captions and fast facts. A glossary, resource list and index further enhance success with early nonfiction.