15-Minute Books

A Series by Alex Rounds, Caitlind L. Alexander, Calista Plummer, Cornflower , Cullen Gwin, Judith Janda Presnall, Maureen F. Musumeci, Melissa Cleeman, Sharon Greenaway, William Sabin and Jeannie Meekins

Meet the Clown Fish: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
This book is a shortened version of our popular “Clown Fish: Friends of the Stinging Anemone” and is intended for beginning readers. With only 789 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the clown fish. For Beginning Readers
Meet the Dolphin: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
This book is a shortened version of our popular “Dolphins: Playmates of the Sea” and is intended for beginning readers. With only 792 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the dolphin. They will find out: How dolphins breathe. What colors dolphins can be. How well a dolphin can swim if it is blindfolded. How dolphins hear sounds. And more!
Meet the Manatee: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
This book is a shortened version of our popular “Manatees: Mermaids of the Sea” and is intended for beginning readers. With only 553 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the manatee. They will find out: What does a manatee look like? How fast can a manatee move? How do manatees play? What do manatees eat? And many more!
Meet the Sea Horse: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Sea Horses: Tiny Horses of the Sea” and is aimed at beginning readers. With only 609 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the sea horse. They will find out the answers to these questions: What colors can a sea horse be? How fast can a sea horse swim? Where are a sea horse's bones? and more!
Meet the Sea Otter: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Sea Otters: Clowns of the Sea” and is for beginning readers. With only 781 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the clown fish. They will find out the answers to these questions: What happens to a sea otter’s face as it gets older? What happens if a sea otter’s fur gets tangled? And more!
Meet the Shark: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Sharks: Chompers of the Sea” and is for beginning readers. With only 787 easy to read words, beginning readers can have the joy of learning about sharks. They will find out: Does a shark have more or fewer fins than a fish? Which fin moves the shark forward? How long can it take a shark to go through a whole set of teeth? And More!
Meet the Whale: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Whales: Giants of the Sea” and is for beginning readers. With only 804 easy to read words, beginning readers can experience the joy of learning about the whale. They will find out the answers to these questions: Are whales bigger than dinosaurs were? How many kinds of whales are there? What does a whale’s skin feel like? And more!
Meet the Jellyfish: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Jellyfish: Boogers of the Sea” and is for beginning readers. With only 930 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the jellyfish. They will find out the answers to these questions: How does a jellyfish swim? What is a jellyfish made of? Does a jellyfish have a heart or a brain? And more!
Meet the Sea Dragon: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Sea Dragons: Animals in Disguise” and is for beginning readers. With only 819 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about sea dragons. They will find out: What is a sea dragon? How big are the smallest sea dragons? Where are a sea dragon’s bones? What do sea dragons eat? And many more!
Meet the Turtle: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Turtles: Shelled Creatures of Land and Sea” and is intended for beginning readers. With only 836 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the turtle. They will find out: Do turtles have teeth? How does a desert turtle get water? How many eggs can a sea turtle lay? And many more!
Meet the Ray: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
This is a shorter version of our popular “Rays and Skates: Pancakes of the Sea”, intended for beginning readers. With only 1215 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the rays. They will find out the answers to these questions: Are all rays sting rays? What do a ray’s teeth look like? How do you keep from stepping on a ray? Learn about rays!
Meet the Sea Star: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Sea Stars: Stars of the Sea”, intended for beginning readers. With only 1134 easy to read words, children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the sea star. They will find out: How many arms can a sea star have? What kind of skin does a sea star have on the top of its body? How does a sea star turn itself over? And many more!
Meet the Frogfish: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
A frogfish is one of the craziest animals you will ever see. Have you ever seen a fish that cannot swim? Or a fish that walks around the bottom of the sea on two hands? Or even a fish that fishes for its food? Well then meet the frogfish! This book is a shorter version of our popular “Frogfish: The Weirdest Fish in the Sea”. Intended for early readers it has only 792 easy to read words.
Meet the Polar Bear: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Polar Bears: Bears of Ice and Sea”, intended for early readers. With only 1263 easy to read words, young children can experience the joy of learning about the polar bears. They will find out: What color is a polar bear’s skin? What does a polar bear's fat do? What two things does a polar bear spend most of its time doing? And many more!
Meet the Penguin: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Penguins: Birds in Tuxedo Suits”, intended for early readers. With only 1296 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about penguins. They will find out: How does a penguin’s color help keep it safe? When they swim, does a penguin’s tail push it through the water? How big are the biggest penguins? And more!
Meet the Hippo: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Hippos & Rhinos
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Hippos: Giants Who Love the Water”, intended for early readers. With only 1156 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the hippo. They will find out: How wide can a hippo open its mouth? Why do hippos sleep in the water? Can hippos surf on the waves? Do hippo babies get sunburned? And many more!
Meet the Tiger: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc.
This is a shorter version of our popular “Tigers: The Lion with Stripes”, aimed at early readers. With only 1323 easy to read words, children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about tigers. They will find out: What colors can tigers be? Why does a tiger hold his tail up when it runs? Why are their back legs longer than their front legs? Do they see better at night or in the day?
Meet the Zebra: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
This is a shorter version of our popular “Zebras: Striped Horses of Africa”, aimed at early readers. With only 1089 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the zebra. They will find out: How do you tell how old a zebra is? Do zebras like to live with other animals? When a zebra herd runs from danger, who leads the pack? And many more fun facts.
Meet the Barnacle: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Barnacles: Hated Squatters of the Sea” and is for early readers. With only 1178 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the barnacle. They will find out: How many legs does a barnacle have? How does a barnacle eat? When a barnacle glues itself to a rock does it ever move? Learn this and more!
Meet the Octopus: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Octopuses: Eight Armed Wonders” and is intended for beginning readers. With only 1006 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the octopus. They will find out: What are the two ways to say more than one octopus? What color is an octopus’ blood? Can an octopus change color? And much more!
Meet the Bighorn Sheep: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Bighorn Sheep: World of the Mountain Walkers” and is intended for beginning readers. With only 1320 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the bighorn sheep. They will find out: How long do male bighorn sheep fight for? What happens if you move a group of bighorn sheep to a new area? And many more!
Meet the Raccoon: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Raccoons: Masked Robbers of the Night” and is for early readers. With only 1229 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the raccoon. They will find out: What do raccoon hands look like? Which is bigger, a male or a female raccoon? What happens if a raccoon tries to wash a slice of bread? And more!
Meet the Wolf: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Wolves & Coyotes
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Wolves: Howlers of the Night” and is for early readers. With only 1291 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the wolf. They will find out: How many wolves can there be in a pack? Why is a wolf’s place in his pack important? How does a wolf say “I want to play"? And many more!
Meet the Beaver: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Beavers: Gnawers of the Northern Woods” and is for early readers. With only 1284 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the beavers. They will find out: What color are a beaver’s front teeth? How does a beaver’s jaw help him carry logs? How many eyelids does a beaver have? And many more!
Meet the Cougar: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cats
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Cougars: Lions of the Mountains” and is for early readers. With only 1048 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the cougar. They will find out: What is the difference between a cougar, a puma and a mountain lion? Are there all black cougars? Do cougars catch most of what they chase? And much more!
Meet the Roadrunner: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Roadrunners: Birds That Like to Run” and is for early readers. With only 1026 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the roadrunner. They will find out: Do roadrunners really say beep-beep? What is funny about a roadrunner’s feet? Can roadrunners fly? When did the roadrunner get its name? And more!
Meet the Ostrich: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Ostriches: Flightless Birds of Wonder” and is for early readers. With only 1138 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the ostrich. They will find out: What color are male ostriches? What color are female ostriches? Do ostriches like to take baths? Are ostriches picky eaters? And much more!
Meet the Spider: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Spiders: Spinners of the Sticky Web” and is for early readers. With only 1367 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the spider. They will find out: How many eyes do spiders often have? How many body parts do spiders have? What is in the back part of their bodies? How do spiders breathe? And more!
Meet the Gorilla: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Apes, Monkeys, etc.
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Gorillas: Men of the African Forest” and is for early readers. With only 1107 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the gorilla. They will find out: Do gorillas walk around on their back legs? How long are a gorilla’s teeth? Where does a male gorilla sleep? Can gorillas swim? And much more!
Meet the Reindeer: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Deer, Moose & Caribou
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Reindeer: Nomads of the North”, aimed at beginning readers. With only 1234 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the reindeer. They will find out: What is the difference between a caribou and a reindeer? Why are a reindeer’s hairs hollow? What sound do reindeer make when they walk? And much more!
Meet the Elephant Seal
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
Elephant seals are huge animals that live in the sea. When I say they are huge, I mean huge. The male elephant seal can grow to be as long as a car! They can weigh as much as two cars! That is big! This book is a shorter version of our popular “Elephant Seals: Mountains of Blubber”, for early readers. With only 996 easy to read words, young children can learn about the elephant seal.
Meet the Elephant: A 15-Minute book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants
Elephants are the biggest animal that lives on land. They are HUGE! A male elephant is taller than the room in your house! They can weigh as much as 13 small trucks! Female elephants are smaller, but they are still big. This book is a shortened version of our popular “Elephants: Kings of the Land” and is intended for beginning readers. With only 994 easy to read words, young children can read it!
Clown Fish: Friends of the Stinging Anemone
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
What do clown fish eat? How many babies does a clown fish mother have? Where do clown fish live? Do clown fish make good pets? Meet the funny little clown fish. Find out what a clown fish looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and some funky facts.
Dolphins: Playmates of the Sea
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Dolphins are mammals that live in the ocean. They have smooth, gray skin. Their skin feels like rubber. The dolphin's mouth is filled with rows and rows of sharp teeth. They are made for tearing off pieces of meat. Find out what a dolphin looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and some funky facts.
Frogfish: The Weirdest Fish in the Sea
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
A frogfish is one of the craziest animals you will ever see. Have you ever seen a fish that cannot swim? Or a fish that walks around the bottom of the ocean on two hands? Or even a fish that fishes for its food? Well then meet the frogfish! Find out what a frogfish looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and some fun facts.
Jellyfish: Boogers of the Sea
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Jellyfish are animals that live in the sea. Most jellyfish are made up of a bell or top part. Then there are lots of tentacles or arms that hang down from the bell. These arms can be up to 100 feet long! Find out what a jellyfish looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and some funky facts.
Manatees: Mermaids of the Sea
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What is a manatee? A manatee is a sea creature. It looks like a large, walrus with a fat face. Even though it is huge, this animal is one of the gentlest creatures in the sea. This book will introduce you to manatees and tell you many interesting facts about them, including: What do manatees eat? How many babies does a manatee mother have? Where do manatees live? How do boats hurt manatees?
Sea Horses: Tiny Horses of the Sea
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Sea horses are some of the smallest animals in the sea. They look like little chess pieces, with a tail. They have a long snout or nose at the front of their head. They have a high, arched neck like a proud horse. They also have a rounded body like a horse. This book will introduce you to sea horses and tell you many interesting facts about them.
Octopuses: Eight-Armed Wonders
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
An octopus is an animal that lives in the sea. It has eight arms, a head and a body. It also has blue blood, and it squirts ink! This book will introduce you to octopuses and tell you many interesting facts about them, including: What are the two ways to say more than one octopus? What color is an octopus’ blood? What does an octopus eat? Can octopuses change their color? Find out what a
Ostriches: Flightless Birds of Wonder
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
The ostrich is a bird that is as tall as a man. It is strong enough to carry a man on his back in a race! Do you know: How tall is an ostrich? What does an ostrich like to eat? How big is an ostrich egg? Do ostriches bury their head in the sand? Find out what an ostrich looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
Penguins: Birds in Tuxedo Suits
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Penguins are flightless birds that live in the cold Antarctic. How do they survive in such a frozen climate? Do you know: What do penguins eat? How many kinds of penguins are there? Are there penguins who like warm weather? Can any kinds of penguins fly? Find out what a penguin looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
Bighorn Sheep: World of the Mountain Walkers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Bighorn sheep live on high ledges and mountains in North America. They seem to be able to climb any cliffside, no matter how steep. Find out: What do bighorns eat? How long can bighorns butt their heads together to fight? What happens when you move bighorns to a new area? Learn what a bighorn sheep looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other facts.
Gorillas: Men of the African Forest
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Gorillas are huge, hairy, man-like creatures that live in Africa. How much do you know about them? Do you know: How long are a gorilla's arms? What is a gorilla's favorite food? Where does a gorilla sleep? Can gorillas tie knots? Find out what a gorilla looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
Hippos: Giants Who Love the Water
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Hippos are giant animals that live in Africa. How much do you know about these huge beasts? Do you know: Are there such things as hippos that like to surf on the waves? What does a hippo like to eat? Can a hippo get sunburned? Do hippos really sweat blood? Find out what a hippo looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
Raccoons: Masked Robbers of the Night
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
They live all over North America. One may even be living in your house! How much do you know about these wily creatures? Do you know: Do people eat raccoons? How many babies does a raccoon mother have? Where do raccoons live? Can a raccoon turn the knob to open a door? Find out what a raccoon looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
Zebras: Striped Horses of Africa
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Zebras are striped horses that live on the plains of Africa. How much do you know about them? Do you know: How do you tell how old a zebra is? What is a zebra’s favorite food? Do zebras eat meat? Who leads the herd when there is danger and they have to run? Find out what a zebra looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
Rays and Skates: Pancakes of the Sea
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Have you ever seen a ray? Sting rays, manta rays, and devil rays are all cousins who live in the sea. How much do you know about these strange winged creatures? What do rays eat? What is a mermaid’s purse? What do a ray’s teeth look like? How big is the largest ray? Find out what a ray looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
Sharks: Chompers of the Sea
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
They are one of the meanest animals in the sea, feared and hated by many people. How much do you know about sharks? Do sharks like to eat people? What does a shark's dorsal fin help him to do? How fast can a shark go through a set of teeth? What does a shark’s skin feel like? Find out what a shark looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts
Spiders: Spinners of the Sticky Web
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Insects
They're in your house and your yard. They're spiders. Spiders can be interesting if you take the time to get to know them. Do you know: What part of a spider’s body holds the lungs? What are book lungs? How many eyes does a spider have? Why a spider doesn’t stick to his own web? Learn what a spider looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
Whales: Giants of the Deep
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
What does a whale’s skin feel like? How many miles can a whale travel in a year? What is baleen? How do whales eat with it? What is the biggest animal in the world? Is it even bigger than a football field? Learn the answers to these questions, and more. Find out what a whale looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
Polar Bears: Bears of Ice and Sea
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears
What two things does a polar bear like to do most of all? What is a polar bear's favorite food? How much does a baby polar bear weigh when it's born? How much does an adult polar bear weigh? Are polar bear babies born with fur? Find out what a polar bear looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
Turtles: Shelled Creatures of Land and Sea
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
How does a turtle warm up? How long can a turtle hibernate? Do turtles have teeth? How many eggs can a sea turtle lay in a year? How long can a turtle hole its breath underwater? What happens to a box turtle if he eats too many strawberries? Learn the answers to these questions, and more. Find out what a turtle looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born and more.
Cougars: Lions of the Mountains
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc.
What is the difference between a cougar, a puma, and a mountain lion? How high can a cougar jump to reach a tree limb? Do cougars live alone or in groups? Do cougars catch most of what they chase? What will a cougar do if it sees a dog? Learn the answers to these questions, and more. Find out what a cougar looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and more.
Sea Otters: Clowns of the Sea
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
Sea otters are mammals that live in the sea. Sea otters have very cute faces. Their faces start out dark when the sea otter is a baby. The older a sea otter gets, the lighter its face gets. What else do you know about Sea Otters? Do you know: What is a sea otter’s junk food? How many hairs a sea otter has? Why sea otters always roll over in the water? Learn these things, and more!
Tigers: The Lion With Stripes
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc.
Tigers are the biggest cats still alive today. How much do you know about these majestic animals? Do you know: What a tiger uses his tail for? What is a liger or a tigon? How often do tigers catch the animals they chase? How much a tiger eats at one time? Learn what a tiger looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts. Ages 6-10
Wolves: Howlers of the Night
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Wolves & Coyotes
A wolf is an animal that looks a lot like a dog, but wolves are wild. You can't make friends with them like you can a dog. Wild wolves also don't make very good pets. They are usually afraid of people and will hide from them or will attack them. Learn about wolves, including what a wolf looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts. Ages 6 to 10
Roadrunners: Birds That Like To Run
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
Beep-beep. It's a roadrunner. Or is it? Do roadrunners really go beep-beep? Can they really outrun a coyote? What is strange about a roadrunner’s feet? Can roadrunners fly? How fast can a roadrunner run? Let’s find out! Learn what a roadrunner looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts. Ages 6 to 10.
Sea Dragons: Animals in Disguise
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
Sea dragons are very strange sea animals. They look like sea plants with a snout. They have a long nose at the front of their head. But that is about the only part that looks like an animal. Their body is round and lumpy, and sticking out from everywhere are growths. These growths make the sea dragon look like it is covered with leaves or twigs. Find out more about this strange plant-like animal.
Sea Stars: Stars of the Sea
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
Sea stars are strange animals. They crawl along the sea floor on their spiny arms. Sea stars used to be called starfish. But they are not fish. That is why their name has now been changed to sea stars. A lot of people think sea stars only have five arms. Lots of them do. But they can have as few as four arms and as many as 18. Find out more about these strange sea creatures in this fun book.
Barnacles: Hated Squatters of the Sea
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
A barnacle is an animal that lives in the sea. Many people don't think of a barnacle as an animal. That's because they never see it. The animal is hidden inside a shell. A barnacle has a round body. It also has six pairs of legs. That's twelve legs! But it doesn't use its legs for walking. It uses them to eat with. Barnacles actually live upside down! Their heads are at the bottom and their legs!
Beavers: Gnawers of the Northern Woods
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How would you like to eat part of your house for food during the winter? Well that's just what beavers do. Beavers are animals that live in the water. They spend most of their time there, even though they are mammals. That means they breathe air, so part of the time they are also on land. Beavers live in the water because it is safer for them. They can't run very fast, but they swim great.
Reindeer: Nomads of the North
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Deer, Moose & Caribou
A reindeer is a fur covered animal. Reindeer look like the animals that are said to pull Santa’s sleigh, but they don’t have shiny noses, and they can’t fly! Reindeer are often called caribou. In some parts of the world they are called reindeer. In other parts they are called caribou. Find out more about the reindeer in this fun book!
Giraffes: Long-Necked Wonders
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Giraffes
Giraffes are the tallest animal alive today. A male giraffe can grow to be over 18 feet (5.5 m.) tall. That's taller than a two-story house! Giraffes look like a horse with a stretched out neck and stretched out legs. They have long skinny legs and a very long neck. Their front legs are longer than their back legs. That is why their backs slope down toward their rump. Find out more in this book!
Armadillos: Animals That Wear Armor
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How would you like to live your life in a suit of armor? That is what an armadillo does. An armadillo is covered in armor. It has bony plates around its body to protect it. The plates are hard, like a turtle's shell. The armadillo looks a bit like an anteater. They have a long nose that they use to sniff for food. Find out more about the armadillo in this fun, favt-filled book.
Komodo Dragons: The Biggest Lizard in the World
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
The Komodo dragon is the biggest lizard in the world. In fact, a Komodo dragon can grow to be 10 feet (3 metres) long. If a full-grown man laid down next to a Komodo dragon, the dragon would be a lot bigger than the man! The Komodo dragon can weigh up to 360 pounds (163 kilograms). That is as much as two average men weigh! Find out more about thses strange and wonderful animals in this book!
Elephant Seals: Mountains of Blubber
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
Elephant seals are huge animals that live part of their life on land. When I say they are huge, I mean huge. The male elephant seal can grow to be up to 16 feet (4.9 metres) long. They can weigh 6,600 pounds (3000 kilograms)! An average car weighs about 3,000 pounds (1360 kilograms). That means a male elephant seal can weigh more than two cars! That is big! Find out more about elephant seals!
Badgers: Ready For A Fight
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
A badger is an animal. It looks like a cross between a skunk and a dog. It has a long nose. They use it to stick into holes they have dug. This lets them reach the insects they find underground. Badgers have a funny looking face. It is mostly black, but has white stripes. That helps them to hide in the nighttime shadows. Learn more about this amazing animal and learn the answers to these questions
Elephants: The Kings of the Land
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants
Elephants are the largest animal that lives on land. They are HUGE! A male elephant can stand 12 feet (3.75 metres) tall at the shoulders. It can weigh up to 26,000 pounds (12,000 kg). That means one elephant can weigh as much as 13 small trucks! Elephants have four very strong legs. Their legs are like posts. Find out more about these huge animals in this 15-minute book!
Bats: Fliers of the Night
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Nocturnal
What animal sees with its ears and flies with its hands? Bats do. They also do many other strange things. Bats don’t see very well with their eyes. Instead, they “see” with their ears. Use sonar to find their way, and to find things in the dark. Find out more about this amazing animal in this 15-minute book? Our 15-Minute Books give children fun choices for practicing reading 15 minutes per day.
Turkeys: Gobblers of the Americas
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
You have seen them on your thanksgiving table, but what do you know about turkeys? Turkeys might surprise you, especially the wild ones. Let me tell you about them. There are two main kinds of turkeys, wild turkeys and tame turkeys. There are many differences between the two kinds of turkeys. Learn about this amazing bird in this short, fact-filled book.
Horses: Tame and Wild
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Horses
There are many different kinds of horses in the world. Some are short. Some are huge. Some come in one color, and some come in many colors. But they are all beautiful. All horses have long, thin legs and a big round body. They have a long, curved neck and a big head with large eyes. Read this book to find out what a horse is, what it eats, where it lives, who are its enemies, how babies are born.
Giant Pandas: Cuddly Bamboo Lovers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears
Giant pandas are animals that live in China. For many years, people couldn't decide if a panda was part of the bear family or part of the raccoon family. Now they know that they are really bears. They look like a huge, cuddly bear. They have four legs and a short, stubby tail. Find out what a panda is, where it lives, what it eats, who are its enemies, and how babies are raised. For ages 7 to 10.
Alligators: Floating Logs of the Swamp
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
An alligator is an animal that looks a lot like a huge lizard. Alligators have thick, hard skin across the entire top of their body. This skin is greenish brown in color. It is covered with bony plates called scutes. These scutes help protect the alligator just like a turtle's shell protects the turtle. The skin on an alligator's belly is much softer and thinner. Find out more about the alligator!
Frogs and Toads: In and Out of the Water
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
Frogs are amphibians. An amphibian is an animal that spends part of its life in water and part of it on land. There are two main kinds of frogs. They are frogs and toads. Some people say that frogs have smooth skin and toads have bumpy skin. But there are some frogs with bumpy skin and some toads with smooth skin. Find out all about frogs and toads in this fun, 15-Minute book for young readers.
Chameleons: Color Changing Lizards
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
A chameleon is a lizard, but it is a very strange lizard. They don't look like other lizards. Most lizards have long, round, skinny bodies. Chameleons have bodies that are a little flatter. They also stick up into the air. Many chameleons also have horns or bumps that stick up around their head. Some of them have small bumps and some of them have big ones. Find out more in this fun 15-minute book!
The Extraordinary Emu
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
The emu is Australia’s biggest native bird. It is the second biggest bird in the world. The biggest is the ostrich. The emu belongs to the family known as ratites. Ratites are birds that don’t fly and have small wings and flat breastbones. Even though emus can’t fly they can run very fast. They run up to 31 miles per hour (50 kilometres per hour). Find out more about this extraordinary animal!
Kangaroos: Australian Hoppers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Kangaroos
The kangaroo is a marsupial. A marsupial is an animal that lives in its mother’s pouch after being born. Kangaroos are often called roos for short. The kangaroo has two large back feet. It uses these feet to hop or jump around. The kangaroo also has two smaller front feet. It uses these feet much like we use our hands and arms. Learn more about this amazing animal in this fun, fact-filled book.
The Amazing Echidna: Puggles In Pouches
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Echidnas have spiny hairs all over their body. This makes them look like a porcupine. Echidnas are also covered in fur. Depending on where they live, some are furrier than others. They can vary in color from very light brown to red-brown and right through to black. Did you know that the spines are really hairs? They are just very large and strong hairs. Find out more about the amazing echidna!
Koalas: Cute Marsupials
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
The koala is a small animal that lives in trees. It is a native animal of Australia. The adult male Koala is called a buck. The adult female is called a doe. A young koala is a joey. There are two types of koalas. This book will tell you what a koala is, where it lives, what it eats, who are its enemies, how babies are born and raised, and some fun facts. For early readers.
14 Fun Facts About Anteaters: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
How big can a giant anteater grow to be? How large is an anteater’s mouth? How long is an anteater’s tongue? How do anteater mothers carry their babies? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this 15-Minute Book. Anteaters are amazing animals with some very strange habits. How much do you know about them?
14 Fun Facts About Camels: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
How much water can a camel drink at one time? What does a camel store in its hump? Which takes a shorter time to grow up; a female camel or a male camel? How many eyelids does a camel have? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this 15-Minute Book. Camels are amazing animals with some very strange habits. How much do you know about them?
14 Fun Facts About Elephants: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
You might know that they are the biggest land animal on earth, but here are some other things about elephants that you might not know. How much water can an elephant’s trunk hold? Can an elephant drink through its trunk? Can an elephant’s foot get stuck in the mud? Can elephants run? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this 15-Minute Book.
14 Fun Facts About Giant Pandas: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Giant pandas are one of the most loved of all animals. Here are some fun facts you may not have known about giant pandas. Is a giant panda an herbivore or a carnivore? Do giant pandas hibernate like other bears? What do a giant panda’s pupils look like? Which has more fingers; a giant panda or a human? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this 15-Minute Book.
14 Fun Facts About Lions: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
The lion is often called the King of the Jungle, but how much do you really know about lions? Here are some things that you might not know. How far away can a lion’s roar be heard? How much can a lion eat in one meal? How do you tell how old a lion is? What does a lion’s tongue feel like? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this 15-Minute Book.
14 Fun Facts About Skunks: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
You know they are one of the stinkiest animals on the planet, but what else do you know about skunks? Here are some more things you might not know. Can a skunk aim its spray? How well do skunks see? What happens to a skunk when the weather turns cold? How far away can you smell a skunk spray? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this 15-Minute Book.
14 Fun Facts About Tasmanian Devils: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
It is one of the meanest, nastiest animals alive. The Tasmanian Devil hates just about everything. Here are some fun facts about these angry little creatures. What is a Tasmanian devil’s favorite food? How much can a Tasmanian devil eat in 30 minutes? How big is a devil when it is born? What happens to a devil’s ears when it gets angry? Learn the answer to these questions and more!
14 Fun Facts About Dinosaurs: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
They are some of the strangest and most fascinating animals that have ever been found on Earth! Dinosaurs! They were first discovered just 170 years ago, and ever since we have Learned more and more about them. Here are some things we have found out about dinosaurs. Who created the word dinosaur? How many dinosaur species have been discovered? How big was the smallest dinosaur? And more!
14 Fun Facts About Apatosaurus: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
This strange, long-necked creature was one of the first dinosaurs discovered, and it was discovered twice! Given two separate names, scientists have decided on the name Apatosaurus as we learned more and more about this creature. Here are some things we have found out. How much did Apatosaurus weigh? How big was an apatosaurus’s brain? How big was an Apatosaurus egg? And much more!
14 Fun Facts About Iguanodon: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Iguanodon taught early scientists more and more about the newly discovered creatures called dinosaurs. As more of these animals were found, scientists learned things they had never dreamed about the animal kingdom. Here are some of the things they now know about these incredible creatures. What was strange about iguanodon’s hands and feet? How many iguanodon fossils have been found? And More!
14 Fun Facts About Spinosaurus: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Spinosaurus was one of the strangest looking dinosaurs ever discovered. What was this strange animal with huge bones sticking up from its spine? After many years of studying spinosaurus, here are some things that we have discovered. How tall was the sail on spinosaurus? Was spinosaurus bigger or smaller than tyrannosaurus rex? Where are the first spinosaurus fossils ever discovered? And More!
14 Fun Facts About Stegosaurus: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What is this strange animal with huge spiked plates running down its back? Stegosaurus was one of the first dinosaurs discovered. Their strange, fearsome look has fascinated us and urged us to learn more about them. Here are some things we have found out. What does the name stegosaurus mean? How many front teeth did stegosaurus have? How many plates did stegosaurus have? And more!
14 Fun Facts About Triceratops: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Scientists first found this strange animal weathering out of the hillsides. Dirt would wash away, leaving fossilized, horned faces staring out of the cliffs. Scientists dug them out and studied them, and here are some things they have found out. When was triceratops discovered? When did triceratops live? What was strange about triceratops’ skin? How many teeth did triceratops have? And more!
14 Fun Facts About Tyrannosaurus Rex: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Tyrannosaurus Rex was one of the fiercest dinosaurs to ever roam the Earth. These terrifying meat eaters have fascinated us for years, even though we don’t really know a lot about them. Here are some things that we do know. Which weighed more, a t. rex or an elephant? What were the holes in t. rex’s skull for? How much weight could t. rex’s arms carry? Where did t. rex live? And More!
14 Fun Facts About Bees: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Bees are fascinating creatures that are responsible for pollinating much of the planet. You see them around you every day but how much do you really know about them? How much honey can a worker bee make in its lifetime? How many eggs will a queen bee lay in one day? How big is the smallest bee? Are bees electrically charged? Find out more about bees and amaze your friends with these fun facts
14 Absolutely Horrible, Gross, Disgusting Facts About Animals: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
OK, let’s face it. Some things that animals do can be totally gross and disgusting. Here are some of the best, or should we say the worst, things that animals do. Do you know: How owls poop? What happens to roadrunner babies who don’t gain weight fast enough? And why do cows lick their noses when they eat? Discover these disgusting facts, and more in this 15-minute book.
14 Fun Facts About Animal Eyes: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How many lenses does a dragonfly’s eye have? Which is bigger, an eagle’s eye or a human’s? How many eyes does a scallop have? How do lizards keep their eyes wet? Animal eyes can be really strange and wonderful. How much do you know about the eyes of your animal friends? Find out more in this book.
14 Fun Facts About Animal Teeth: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What animal has the strongest bite force of any mammal? What do lemurs use your teeth for? What is strange about the water deer’s teeth? How much would a single mammoth tooth weigh? What color are a beaver’s teeth? Who has the biggest teeth of any land animal? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this fun 15-minute book about animal teeth.
14 Wacky Facts About Animals: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How does a dolphin sleep? What happens if you put a dry sea otter in water? What color is a polar bear’s skin? What happens if you move a group of bighorn sheep to a new area? How many eggs can a mother hermit crab lay? Can a gorilla swim? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this fun 15-minute book about animals, then surprise your family and friends with these strange facts.
14 Fun Facts About Mammoths: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How much do you know about these prehistoric creatures? Is a mammoth always a woolly mammoth? Are mammoths more closely related to the African or the Asian elephant? How big was the biggest mammoth? How small was the smallest mammoth? How many teeth did a mammoth chew with? When did mammoths die off? Find out more about mammoths and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Dodo Birds: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What color were their beaks? Where did dodo birds live? Did they like the forest, the grasses or the beach? How old is the dodo bird? Why did the dodo bird eat so much when the sailors fed it? How long did it take man to kill off the dodo bird after it was discovered? Find out more about the dodo bird and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Glyptodonts: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What are these huge, strange animals with four legs, a shell, and a spiked tail? Meet the glyptodont, a prehistoric animal. Scientists have found out many facts about the glyptodont, and here are some. Find out: What did a glyptodont eat? How large were glyptodonts? How fast could they move? What is their shell made of? What were the tiny holes in the shell for? Find out 14 fun facts!
14 Fun Facts About Big Cats: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Why do big cats have pads on their feet? Which is the largest big cat? Which big cat lives at the highest elevation? Which is the only social cat? Which is the only cat that runs its prey to the ground? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this 15-minute book. Amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Death Valley: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
Death Valley is a strange and unique area found in the state of California. Do you know: When do animals in Death Valley hibernate? Is Death Valley above or below sea level? What happens to most of the rain that tries to fall in Death Valley? What happens to your teeth when you smile in Death Valley? Find out more about Death Valley and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Venus: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Does it ever rain on Venus? How thick is the air on Venus? Which is longer on Venus, a day or a year? How did Venus change the way people saw the world? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Venus is the second planet from the sun. It sits between Mercury and Earth. Scientists have studied Venus and here are a few facts we have learned.
14 Fun Facts About Saturn: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
How many Earth years does it take to make one Saturn year? Do we know more about the planet Saturn or about its rings and moons? How many moons does Saturn have? How heavy is Saturn? Who discovered Saturn’s rings? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Surprise and amaze your friends with these fun facts.
14 More Wacky Facts About Animals: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How far will an elephant walk in its lifetime? What happens if a seal eats a fish tail first? Which has more bones in its neck, an owl or a giraffe? What does a camel do with the fat in its hump? What happens to a hippo babies skin if it stay out in the sunshine? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this fun 15-minute book. Surprise your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Horseshoe Crabs: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What color is a horseshoe crab’s blood? What do doctors use a horseshoe crab’s blood for? How many eggs does a horseshoe crab mother lay? How long have horseshoe crabs been on the earth? How does a horseshoe crab swim? Find out more about horseshoe crabs and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Digestion: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health
How does your body use food? What happens to food after you chew it up and swallow it? What does your gallbladder do? How long are your intestines? Follow the path of food as it goes from your mouth to your stomach, and on through your intestines. See what happens to it all along the way with these 14 fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About the U.S. One Dollar Bill: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Money
Have you ever really looked at a one dollar bill? There are many strange symbols and words on it. Do you know what those symbols and words mean? What are the two circles on the green side of the dollar bill? What number shows up a lot on the dollar bill? What symbols does the eagle hold? Find out more about the U.S. One Dollar Bill and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About the Washington Monument: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
The Washington Monument took over 50 years to build and it has stood for over 100 years. How much do you know about this magnificent monument. How thick are the walls at the base of the monument? Why is the Monument made up of two different colors of marble? Why is are there stones from other places in the monument. Find out more about the Washington Monument with these 14 fun facts!
14 Fun Facts About the White House: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
It is the house where the President lives and a symbol of the American Nation. How much do you know about the White House? Who chose the site for the original White House? What was the original name for the White House? Who actually built the White House? How many times has the White House been burned? How many floors does the White House have? Learn more about the White House in this book.
14 Fun Facts About Bamboo: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Gardening
A lot of people think that bamboo is a tree but it is a grass. Scientists have found that it has much more in common with the lawn in front of your house than it does with any trees growing in the forest. Which is stronger, a bamboo or steel? How does bamboo spread? Why do people starve when bamboo fruits? How fast can bamboo grow? Find out in this book!
14 Fun Facts About the Lincoln Memorial: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
The Lincoln Memorial is one of the most recognized buildings in Washington D.C. It honors a man who is loved by many for trying to bring the North and South together after the Civil War. “In this temple, as in the hearts of the people, for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever.” How much do you know about this monument? Here are 14 Fun Facts to discover.
14 Fun Facts About Your Skin: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health & Daily Living / Personal Hygiene
You have some on you right now. It covers your entire body! It’s skin. You’ve lived with this stuff all your life, but how much do you really know about the skin that covers your body? Here are some fun facts that you may not know! Why does your skin get wrinkled when it stays in the water too long? How many square feet of skin does the average adult have? How much does skin weigh? And more!
14 Fun Facts About the Sphinx: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient
The Great Sphinx of Giza is one of the most recognized statues in the world. It is also one of the largest! The statue is about 240 feet (73 meters) long and 20 feet (six meters) wide. It stands 65 feet (19.8 meters) tall. Many mysteries still surround the sphinx. How much do you know about this massive monument?
14 Fun Facts About Jupiter: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
How big is Jupiter compared to all the other planets in our solar system combined? Is there a surface to the planet Jupiter? Does Jupiter rotate faster of slower than any other planet in our solar system? Is Jupiter growing or shrinking? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Find out more about Jupiter, our solar system's largest planet.
14 Fun Facts About the Eiffel Tower: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Symbols, Monuments, National Parks, etc.
It towers over the Paris skyline and is one of the most recognized monuments in the world. The Eiffel Tower has a storied past and has served its city well as a worldwide ambassador. How much do you know about this monument? Do you know: What is the Eiffel Tower’s nickname? How many pieces of iron make up the Eiffel Tower? Why was the Eiffel Tower built? Learn about the tower in this fun book.
14 Fun Facts About Blue Whales: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
Huge blue whales inhabit our oceans. Scientists are studying them and learning more about them all the time. How much do you know? Can you answer these questions? How many gallons of air can a whale’s lungs hold? How many krill can a blue whale eat in a day? What is covering a blue whale’s eyes? How large is a blue whale’s throat? Find the answers to these questions and more in this fun book.
14 Fun Facts About the Statue of Liberty: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Architecture
She stands in New York Harbor, lifting her light to the world. The Statue of Liberty is a symbol of the U.S. How much do you know about her? Do you know: What is the Statue of Liberty’s real name? What was the Statue originally used for? What was the first part of the Statue to be finished? Which is taller, the statue or the pedestal? Find out this and more in this fun fact-filled book.
14 Fun Facts About the Mississippi River: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
The Mississippi River is the largest river in the US, and one of the most well known rivers in the world. People have been discovering things about this river for many years. How much do you know about America’s waterway? Do you know: Where does the Mississippi River begin? Where does it lose most of its elevation? How much of America’s rainfall ends up in the River? Find out in this fun book.
14 More Absolutely Gross, Disgusting Facts About Animals : A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What?! You didn’t get enough gross and disgusting things that animals do in that last book? OK, here are some more of the best, or the worst, things that animals do. Let’s see if you know the answers to these questions before you read them in this absolutely disgusting book. What do salamanders do after they shed their skin? How do giraffes clean their noses? How do barnacles eat? And many more!
14 Fun Facts About Black Holes: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
TV and movies will have you believing that black holes are huge holes in space and anything that falls into them is lost for all time. You may think that black holes run around in space like huge vacuum cleaners sucking up everything in their path. This is not true. But what actually is a black hole and what do they do? This book will help you find out.
14 Fun Facts About Mercury: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
When was Mercury discovered? Does Mercury have a magnetic field? How big is Mercury’s atmosphere? Was Mercury bigger in the past? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. The closest planet to the sun is Mercury – a tiny, hot, lifeless ball of rock that races around the sun in less than three months. What could possibly fascinate us about that?
14 Fun Facts About Earth: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Earth is the only planet in the universe that has life. You live there, but do you know: How old is Earth? How fast does Earth spin? What is happening to Mount Everest, the highest place on Earth? What is the lowest place on Earth? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book.
14 Fun Facts About Mars: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
A day on Mars is almost as long as a day on Earth, but how long is a year on Mars? Does Mars have seasons? What color are the rocks on Mars? Mars is full of volcanoes, but when did the last one erupt? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Surprise and amaze your family and friends with these facts.
14 Fun Facts About Uranus: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
What did scientists first think Uranus was? What are the names of Uranus’ moons named after? Is Uranus bigger or smaller than Earth? What is strange about the way Uranus spins? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. In the middle of the galaxy is Uranus, one of the four gas planets in the Solar System. Here are some fun facts about Uranus.
14 Fun Facts About Neptune: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Does Neptune have a lot of winds? What is at the core or center of Neptune? Neptune is slowly turning itself into what precious mineral? What is the coldest place in our solar system? (Hint: It isn’t the planet,) Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Comets: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Comets often streak across the night sky. They are fascinating flashes of light, but how much do we really know about them? Here are some things that scientists do know. Find out: What the name comet means. How comets are named. When the earliest comets were recorded. How scientists predict when a comet will return. What a comet’s tail is made of.
14 Fun Facts About Pluto: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Pluto was once considered the smallest planet in our galaxy. As more was discovered about the other planets, and about other objects in our galaxy, Pluto fell into debate, but many people still like to consider it a planet. How much do you really know about Pluto? Why do scientists say Pluto was “discovered by mistake”? How big is Pluto compared to the United States? Find out in this book!
14 Fun Facts About the Moon: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
You see it every night in the night sky, but how much do you really know about the moon? But how much do you know about it? What one thing is different about our moon from every other moon we have found? What kind of atmosphere is there on the moon? How many sides of the moon do we see? What happened to the footprints of the astronauts that stood on the moon? Find out in this book.
14 Fun Facts About Stars: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
We see stars as pretty, twinkling objects, but what exactly are they? A lot of the things we find out about stars, helps us understand other objects; pulsars, quasars, galaxies – even the origin of our universe. Here are some fun facts about stars. Do stars twinkle? What are stars made of? Do we know more about the inside of stars or the inside of Earth? Find out in this book!
14 Fun Facts About the Grand Canyon: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
The Grand Canyon was cut into the Arizona landscape millions of years ago. It is one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. How much do you know about the Grand Canyon? How does the canyon tell us the history of life on Earth? How was the canyon formed? The canyon should have been twice as deep as it is. Why isn’t it? Learn more about the Grand Canyon with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About the Sun: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Our sun is an average star in our galaxy: a sphere of burning gas that provides light and heat. So how much do you know about this glowing mass that controls our world. Do you know: What is the sun made up of? How long does it take the sun to orbit the center of our galaxy? How many layers of atmosphere does the sun have? Learn more about the Sun and amaze your friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Yellowstone: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Other
Yellowstone Park is full of hot springs, geysers and grizzly bears. It also has stone forests, glass cliffs, a glacial lake and colorful canyons created by rivers and waterfalls. All of this is fuelled by a supervolcano that could erupt, killing millions of people and devastating the world’s climate for years. So how much do you know about this fantastic place?Discover some fun facts in this book.
14 Fun Facts About the Solar System: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
You may think the Solar System consists of the sun and the eight planets that orbit around it. However, there are other things out there. There are comets, moons, asteroids, meteors, dust, ice, rock and much more. Plus there is a whole lot of man made junk. How much do you know about the solar system? Find out more in this fun fact-filled book!
14 Fun Facts About the Space Shuttle: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
What is a Space Shuttle? How can something that can’t fly go into space? Do astronauts get space sick? This book answers all these questions and more, plus everyone’s favorite: How do astronauts go to the toilet? This book was written in 2007, prior to the end of the space shuttle program. While the program no longer exists, this book is still of interest to those interested in space travel.
14 Fun Facts About Yosemite: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
As the Ice Age retreated, the Sierra Nevada mountain range and Yosemite were left uncovered. How much do you know about Yosemite? Do you know: What was the longest glacier in Yosemite? Are there any glaciers in Yosemite today? How many meadows does Yosemite have? What plant is among the largest and oldest living things on earth? What is frazil ice? Find out more in this book.
14 Fun Facts About Asteroids: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
Lying between Mars and Jupiter, The Main Asteroid Belt was once thought to be the remnants of an exploded planet or the beginnings of a planet that never formed. How much do you know about asteroids? Do you know: Where is The Main Asteroid Belt? What was the first asteroid discovered? How much mass does The Main Asteroid Belt have? Find out the answer to these questions and more.
14 Fun Facts About the Nile: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
The Nile River has amazed people for thousands of years. It runs opposite from most river systems. It floods for miles, pushing back the desert and providing farming lands for civilizations to thrive. It fills a massive swamp and has canyons and waterfalls. Most of its course is through the desert, yet it never runs dry. Learn more about this amazing river in this fun, short book.
14 Fun Facts About Eyes: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology
Our eyes are round objects that sit at the halfway point of our head. They are about one inch (25 mm) in diameter and come in a variety of colors. They allow us to see all the wonders of the world and beyond. We still don’t understand exactly how they work in transforming light into color and objects, but they do, and it’s amazing. Learn more about eyes in this fun, fact-filled book!
14 Fun Facts About Noses: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology
Noses are wonderful. They help us breathe. They are lined with mucous and hairs called cilia, which trap germs and tiny particles that can make us sick. They generate quarts (litres) of snot. They let us smell flowers and freshly baked foods. They also warn us of dangers from fires, rotten food or last week’s gym bag. Learn more about this wonderful part of your body in this fun, fact-filled book.
14 Fun Facts About the River Thames: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Europe
The River Thames has a colorful history. It was a river highway before railways and roads were built. It brought flood, disease and death to thousands of Londoners. Today it contains over 80 islands, 200 bridges, 20 tunnels, 45 locks, six public ferries and one ford. Yet it still reminds us of its history with an average of one body a week being found in its waters. Find out more in this fun book.
14 Fun Facts About the Yangtze: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
The Yangtze River is known by many names. From its headwaters in the glaciers of Tibet, it drops nearly 16,000 feet (5000 metres) on its journey to the East China Sea. For millions of years it has cut its path through mountains and deep gorges and along broad, flat valley plains, taking water from thousands of rivers and lakes. Here are some fun facts about this magnificent river.
14 Fun Facts About Dwarf Planets: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
More space objects have been found beyond Pluto, in a region known as the Kuiper Belt. In 2003, Eris was discovered and found to be larger than Pluto. It was put forward as a tenth planet. This caused much debate among astronomers. Are there more, larger objects in our solar system? How many? Are they all to be considered planets? Find out more about dwarf planets and how they came to be.
14 Fun Facts About the Kuiper Belt and the Oort Cloud
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
It was once thought that our solar system ended at Saturn. Then the first telescopes revealed Uranus and Neptune. Differences in the calculations of the gravity of these giants set off another search and Pluto was discovered. Pluto was then thought to be the last planet of our solar system. Beyond it was empty space – until astronomers started looking at comets. That's when they discovered more!
14 Fun Facts About the Danube
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
The Danube is a romantic river. It begins in the Black Forest of Germany, slashes gorges through the mountains and meanders along broad plains. Many castles and palaces have been built along its banks. Many cities have been built, destroyed and rebuilt. A truly international river, it is a source of travel and trade for many European countries. Discover some fun facts about this fascinating river.
14 Fun Facts About Ears: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology
Ears sit on opposite sides of our head. They are flappy bits of skin that stick out. Sometimes we decorate them with piercings. Ears are our own little satellite dishes. They pick up sound waves and send them through the ear canal, where the tiniest bones and muscles in our body pick up the vibrations and send them further into our ears. Find out 14 Fun Facts about your ears in this book.
14 Fun Facts About Eclipses: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
Eclipses have amazed and terrified people for thousands of years. The sky grows dark. Daytime animals go to sleep and nocturnal animals wake up. Roosters crow and cows come in for milking. The sun is slowly covered by some mysterious celestial object. Sometimes it is blocked out completely. What had the people done wrong? Find out more about eclipses and amaze your friends with these 14 fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Washington DC: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / State & Local
Washington DC is our nation’s capitol. It is where many of our laws are made. What happens here affects our lives in many ways, but how much do you know about this place? Do you know: By law, how large is Washington DC allowed to be? Is it larger or smaller than it was when it was first formed? What happened to many buildings 15 years after the city was formed? Fout out this and more in this book.
14 Fun Facts About Insects: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Insects
Insects are all over, and there are many different kinds. But no matter how many there are, all insects have some things in common. Here are some fun facts about those little things that you find crawling around everywhere. Do you know: What does the word insect mean? How many insects are there in the world? Are there insects in the Arctic and the Antarctic? Find out the answers in this fun book.
14 Fun Facts About Niagara Falls: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
Niagara Falls is one of the most recognized landmarks in the U.S. and Canada. Millions of people visit every year. While you may recognize this landmark, how much do you really know about it? Do you know: How many waterfalls make up Niagara Falls? How much water goes over Niagara Falls every second? How much of the water in the Niagara River goes over the falls? Find out this and more in this book
14 Fun Facts About Saber-Toothed Cats: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
You've seen them in museums. Large cats with giant teeth sticking out of their mouth! They are often called saber-toothed cats. Scientists often give them the name smilodon. They are fantastic to look at, but how much do you know about these amazing prehistoric creatures? Here are some fun facts that scientists have discovered about the saber-toothed cats.
14 Fun Facts About Pirates
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Pirates are thieves who roam the seas. They prey on ships to steal their cargoes and valuables. Pirates have been around ever since the invention of boats! There is even an old tale that Caesar Augustus was caught by pirates and held for ransom. However, when we think of pirates, we often think of those dashing adventurers that roamed the seas. Read some fun facts about pirates in this fun book.
14 Fun Facts About Frogs: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
Frogs seem like cute little creatures. But did you know they can also be downright strange? Not everything about these creatures is what it seems. Here are some interesting and strange things you may not know about our amphibious friends. Do you know? How do frogs drink? How big is the smallest frog? How big is the largest frog? Find out in this fun 15-Minute book.
Leizu: Empress of the Silkworm
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
In the days not long after the pharaohs in Egypt, there lived a woman in China. Leizu (say lee - zhoo) was an empress. She lived in a beautiful palace in China. The palace had a huge garden filled with many trees and flowers. Leizu and her husband, Hoangti loved to walk through their gardens. Read of how she discovered the secret of turning the cocoon of the silkworm into into silk cloth.
Geronimo: The Gentle Warrior
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
The name Geronimo brings fear to the hearts of many people, especially when they hear an enemy yell his name. Many people think of Geronimo as a fighting man; a great warrior. He was. He was also a very gentle man. He was a kind and loving husband who played with his children. What made Geronimo become a fighting man? Find out more about this great warrior and his life.
Matthew Alexander Henson: The First Man to Reach the North Pole
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Matthew Henson was born in Maryland in 1866. As a boy he worked as a sharecropper. A sharecropper is a farmer, but they don't own the land they farm. They grow the food, then they share their crop with the landowner. Matthew's parents died when he when he was young. Matthew didn’t want to be a farmer, so he ran away to sail the seas. Find out how this choice led him to discover the North Pole.
Tutankhamen: The Boy King
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
What was King Tut’s like as a boy? Did he go to school? Did he have royal duties? If so, what were they? This book tells of the young life of the boy King Tutankhamen. It tells the stories that have been found on the walls of the temples and shows what his life would have been like growing up. Find out more about this young king of Egypt and his life in this 15-minute biography.
Betsy Ross: The Woman Who Made The First Flag
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
On the first day of 1752, a new baby was born. Her parents were Samuel and Rebecca Griscom. They named their baby Elizabeth, but soon everyone called her Betsy. Betsy grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her father worked as a carpenter. He helped to build many buildings. He even built the house that Betsy and her family lived in. Learn about Betsy Ross and her life in this fun, fact-filled book
Sacajawea: Lewis and Clark Interpreter and Guide
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Many people have heard of Sacajawea and how she helped to lead the Lewis and Clark Expedition. But many people have not heard of her life before or after this time. Sacajawea had a very hard life, and she died young. Find out about the life of the 17-year-old girl who helped to lead Lewis and Clark to the Pacific in this 15-minute biography.
Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented the Alphabet for the Blind
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Simon-Rene and Monique Braille lived in a small town in France. The town of Coupvray was 25 miles (40 km) outside Paris. Life was good for the family. Simon worked as a harness maker and leatherer. Simon was well known in the town, and his work supported his wife and three children, two girls and a boy. On January 4, 1809, the new year brought the family a new baby boy. They named him Louis.
Mary Reed: Female Pirate
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
One of the most famous pirates to sail the seas, was Mary Reed, a female pirate! Some people spell her last name Read, but since Mary couldn't read or write, it made no difference to her. Mary was born into a sailing family. Find out about the life of this girl who was raised as a boy, and who grew up to become one of only two women convicted of piracy! A 15-minute biography.
I Am Cornflower: The Story of a White Mountain Apache Girl
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
My white name is Kathy, but my Indian name is Cornflower. I was born in the time when the flowers blossom in the stalks of corn around our village. The cornflower blossom was the first thing my father saw after I had been brought into the world of men. That is why I have the name Cornflower. Read the story of this White Mountain Apache Girl and what her life is like on the reservation.
Leif Erikson: Was He The First Man To Discover America?
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Why do we celebrate Columbus Day? Christopher Columbus wasn't the first man to discover America. He wasn't even the first European to set up a town in America. In fact, there were lots of people here before him. Many people think that the first man to explore North America was Leif Erikson. Leif's father was Erik Thorvaldson. He was also known as Erik the Red. Read about Leif's life in this book.
Saint Valentine: The Man Who Became the Patron Saint of Love
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
You’ve probably heard of Saint Valentine’s Day. You may have given someone a card or a present. You may even have done it in secret, and watched the look of happiness on their face. But what do you really know about the person who inspired one of the most popular days of the year? Read this 15-minute biography to find out about the three men who may have become Saint Valentine.
Saint George: Dragon Slayer
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
St George, defender of the helpless and slayer of dragons is a saint honored by many countries and many religions. He is as popular with Muslims and Jews as he is with Christians. How could this happen? We know dragons never existed. How could someone be so well known and honored worldwide for something that could never have happened? Find out about the life of this man who slew a dragon.
Joan of Arc: The Girl Who Fought For France
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Joan of Arc was a young farm girl who heard the voices of saints. She led an army in battles to drive the English out of France and put the rightful King on the throne. After she was captured, the King and the armies did nothing to help her. She was sold to the English and put on trial for crimes against the Church. Joan was convicted and burned at the stake. Find out more in this 15-Minute bio.
Bloody Mary: Queen of England
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Mary Tudor was a princess who should have been a queen. But her father shunned and disowned her because she was not a boy. After the deaths of her father and half brother, she had to fight those in power who sought to keep her off the throne. Eventually crowned Queen of England, her battles to abolish her father’s new church and return England to Roman Catholicism eaarned her the name Bloody Mary.
Sally Ride: The First American Woman in Space
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
The morning of June 18, 1983, was an important date for women. On that day, Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space. At age 32, she was also the youngest to orbit the Earth. This historic flight took Sally and four men on a six-day trip in the space shuttle Challenger. Find out more about the first American woman in space in this 15-Minute biography for kids.
The Case of the Photographer's Photo: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime
“I wonder if something is wrong,” Mr. Broderick asked as he headed across the room. He swung open the window and called. “Chris?” Officer Hall’s head appeared at the window. “Kendall thinks you’re watching us.” “Actually he’s right,” Officer Hall said. “I need to talk to the kids for a few minutes.” Why did Officer Hall want to talk with Kendall and Jamie? See if you can solve this mystery!
The Case of the Gone Globe: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Kendall and Jamie were sitting on the front porch looking bored. Just then a police car drove up and stopped in front of the house. An officer got out and opened the back door. Peter Markham stepped out. “I see Peter’s in trouble again,” Jamie said, loud enough for Peter to hear. “More like you are,” Peter sneered. He headed toward them. What have Kendall and Jamie been accused of?
The Case of the Grabbed Geocache: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
“Today I need everyone to stay in the west play yard during recess. Which way is west?” Everyone looked at their compass. “That way!” several of the students yelled. “Good,” the teacher answered. “After lunch we’re going to go geocaching.” Who finds the geocache first? And are they cheating? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do.
The Case of Washington's Waistcoat: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
A valuable waistcoat is up for auction. The seller says that it used to belong to George Washington. If so, it could be worth a lot of money. How could they tell if the man was telling the truth? After all, the man selling it was Peter Markham’s uncle. And everyone knew that Peter Markham was one of the most dishonest kids in the whole school. See if you can solve this 15-Minute mystery.
The Case of the Mayor's Mementoes: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“Ten thousand dollars,” Carl said. “I could get a lot more for it where I’m going in Europe. They remember the war over there. My grandfather was considered a hero by the people of France and England too. I’m only willing to sell it for this low of an amount because this was his hometown.” Is that a good price for an early pistol? And did it really belong to the first mayor?
The Case of the President's Pearls: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Officer Hall climbed out of the police car and walked toward the man. She spotted Kendall and Jamie and nodded, but did not come over. She was busy watching the man on the ground. “What happened?” Jamie asked her. “It looks like a robbery,” Officer Hall called out. What is missing, and can Kendall and Jamie help find it? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do.
The Case of Picasso's Painting: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Jamie and Kendall Broderick are excited to read about a missing masterpiece. A museum in France was robbed 30 years ago. Suddenly the painting has turned up, and the owner is seeking the reward. But is he the thief? Can the Brodericks help find out before the reward money is paid? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before Jamie and Kendall Broderick do.
The Case of the Soccer Steal: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“I had to go toward the front of the school,” Miss Barker interrupted. “My cell phone doesn’t work at the back.” “I was gone for ten minutes. While I was gone, someone went into my classroom and took twenty dollars from my purse. I know it was someone from this team since no one else is around,” she said in an accusing tone. Who took the money? See if you can solve the case!
The Case of the Mansion Mystery: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“Thank you all for coming,” Alice said. “It seems we’ve had a break in. The police have already come and checked everything out. Unfortunately they didn’t find any fingerprints or anything else.” “I’d like to start by asking John, to tell you what happened tonight,” she continued. “Perhaps he can shed some light on this situation for us.” See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery!
The Case of the Taken Trophies: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“Look at that,” Jamie said. “Someone broke into Bill Johnson’s case!” Kendall looked and saw that the trophy case had been smashed open. It was totally empty. That case was the pride and joy of Sports Play. It had held the baseball jersey, a bat, and a signed ball from Bill Johnson. Bill was a real home town hero. See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do.
The Case of the Pageant Princess: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Jayla Jones is appearing in a beauty pageant, and Kendall and Jamie have come to watch. But soon things are turning up missing. One girl’s baton is gone, and Jayla’s music is missing! Can Kendall and Jamie help solve the case before the pageant is finished? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. Ages 8 and up.
The Case of the Jade Jewelry: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“In China, it is very important to give a young girl jade. A family will even go into debt to get a very good piece of jade jewelry. But often they don’t have to buy a bracelet. Jade is passed down from generation to generation, just like my bracelet was passed down to me.” The Brodericks could tell that the jade was important to Shing Lee. But why wouldn’t the shop keeper return her bracelet?
The Case of the Stolen Sea Dragon: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Someone has stolen a leafy sea dragon from the pet store. Jamie and Kendall’s friend Jarren Jones asks for their help. The store owner thinks Jarren has stolen it. Can they help him figure out who really took it? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do! LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day.
The Case of the Pilfered Picnic: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Jamie slid her bike to a stop and quickly put it into the bike rack. She had it locked up and was starting to look around before Kendall even came to a complete stop. He started to lock up his bike as Jamie spotted Lisa. The girl was sitting on a park bench with tears rolling down her face. “Something’s wrong,” Jamie yelled as she hurried over. What is wrong, and can Kendall and Jamie fix it?
The Case of the Swiped Solar System: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“It’s gone,” Jose’s yell interrupted Kendall’s thoughts. “My assignment isn’t in my backpack where I left it.” Everyone turned to look at Jose Gomez. Jose frantically searched through his backpack again. Then he looked up with an angry look on his face. “I’ll bet Peter took it!” See if you can solve the mystery of the Swiped Solar System before Kendall Broderick does.
The Case of the Ship's Steward: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
The Brodericks are visiting the Queen Mary. After peering into a bedroom, they move down the hall. Jamie quickly pulls out her camera and runs back to the room. As she steps into the doorway, she holds her camera up. “Oh!” she exclaimed. She pulled down the camera, just in time to see a ship’s steward step back through the room’s far door. What was he doing? Can you solve the mystery?
The Case of the Jacked Jeans: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“Hey, can you help me,” he said to Kendall. “Jack Washington just stole my jeans and my mom is going to kill me if I don’t bring them home.” “Not Jack Washington, again” Jamie said. Jack was the neighborhood bully. He was always trying to take things from the other kids. But how could they prove it? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do.
The Case of the Bouncing Boxer: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“It was the guy with the kangaroo,” a woman’s voice said. “He stole our wallets. I saw him.” “Everyone calm down,” another woman said. “We’ll get to the bottom of this.” “I know that voice,” Jamie said. “It’s Officer Hall.” Jamie immediately headed into the tent. Kendall followed. Hopefully they could help find out who had stolen the wallets. See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery!
The Case of the Snoring Sleeper: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“I’m hoping that you can give me a lead,” Officer Hall said. A moment later they were in the kitchen and Jamie was popping some popcorn in the microwave. Kendall got them each a glass of milk. When the popcorn was done, they settled around the table. “We had a small burglary last night,” Officer Hall began. “Can you look at these and tell me what you think?" See if you can solve this case!
The Case of the Cheater's Chili: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Benny Samson walked up to Kendall and Jamie just as they were about to leave the school yard. “I want to hire you guys to help me win the big chili contest on Saturday.” “Help you win?” Kendall asked. “Yeah,” Benny said. “I know my chili recipe is better than Jerry Smart’s, but only if we cook fair.” See if you can tell if Jerry plays fair in this 15-minute mystery. Can you solve it?
The Case of the Careless Caver: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“The local Bank of Hannibal was robbed at gunpoint thirty minutes ago,” the announcer said. “The thief got away with over $100,000. He was last seen heading south on Highway 79 toward the Mark Twain Caves. The police have set up a road block just south of the caves, but they have not yet caught the theif. Can you help Kendall and Jamie discover who the theif is?
The Case of the Crisp Crayons: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“Will you help me?” Jamie looked up from the book she was reading to find Leah Redstone in front of her. She looked like she was about to cry. Leah’s crayons have been stolen, but is there any way to prove it? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day.
The Case of the Pilfered Pellets: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Tommy Watkins rode up to the Broderick house on his bike. He was breathing hard. Sweat was running down his face, but Tommy didn’t seem to care. “Hi Tommy,” Jamie said. “Someone stole my science experiment,” Tommy wailed. “You guys solve mysteries. I need your help. If I don’t get those pellets back before tomorrow I won’t be able to finish." Can you solve this mystery before the Brodericks do?
The Case of the Vanishing Vase: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Jamie and Kendall Broderick catch up to their father at a fancy party. An expensive crystal vase has been stolen. They watch as the police ask their father to go through his movements at the party. Can they help the police find the stolen vase? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children reading 15 minutes every day.
The Case of Lincoln's Luggage: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“Hey, look at this,” Jamie said. She pointed to the inside of the trunk lid. Stamped on the lid were some words: This trunk belongs to President Abraham Lincoln Springfield, Illinois “This trunk belonged to Abraham Lincoln?” Kim asked. Is this really Lincoln's trunk? See if you can solve the mystery before Jammie and Kendall Broderick do.
The Case of the Bird's Beak: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“Before we go to lunch, I need you all to think about the talks that you have heard,” Miss Tate said. “One of the reports has a problem with it. Can anyone tell me what that talk was, and what the problem was?” she asked. Jamie thought back to all the talks she had heard that day. Mostly she thought about her own talk. Did she get something wrong? Can you spot the mistake before Jamie does?
The Case of the Cowering Cat: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“You guys have to help me!” Megan said as she raced up to Kendall and Jamie. “Luda is going to kill me!” “What’s wrong?” Jamie and Kendall asked together. “I lost Gracie,” Megan wailed. “I can’t find her anywhere!” See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day.
The Case of the Missing Miner: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“I’ve gotten most of what I need for the trip,” Jim said eagerly. “I just need your share to help cover the cost of supplies and travel. “I put in 5,000 myself. If you give me 5,000 it will be enough to get everything I need.” Jim eagerly handed over a list of the supplies he would need. Cousin Jim has found an old miner's map that leads to a treasure. Is it real? Can you solve this mystery?
The Case of the Smashed Statue: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“Wow! Could you imagine living in a house like this?” Kendall asked. “Could you imagine having to clean a house like this?” Jamie answered. At that moment they were visiting a huge mansion that allowed tours. They had come with their friends Erica and Andrea. Suddenly they heard a crash from the room next door. They entered to find a smashed statue. Can you discover who smashed the statue?
The Case of the Hosiery Hero: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“Welcome to our little museum,” they heard a voice say. “I’m Salty Bill and I’ll be your guide today. That will be two dollars each,” he added. “Cash only.” M.r Broderick turned over six dollars and the man quickly stuck it in a cash box under the counter. Jamie stepped up to look at one of the cases. “This is strange,” she said. What is the story behind the panty hose in the case, and is it true?
The Case of the Pilgrim's Paper: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“Oh no!” Jamie said. “What has Peter done now?” “He sold me this,” Steve said, holding up a piece of paper. “He said it was an authentic document written by one of the pilgrims. I checked and the spelling looks right. The signatures do too. Peter even showed me a picture of the Mayflower Compact in a book. I compared the signatures and words to it.” Is the paper really written by a Pilgrim?
The Case of the Sheep Stew: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Peter, the local bully stood before Kris Williams. They were standing outside the school at the end of the day. “Something came in that your mom would love,” Peter said. “I know you’ll want to buy it.” “What is it?” Kendall asked. “It’s supposed to be an old diary,” Kris explained. “It’s from a child who crossed the plains with her family.” Is the book real? See if you can solve the mystery.
The Case of the Wet Water Jug: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“You guys are the best at solving mysterie,” Kris said. He dropped the backpack he was carrying and pulled out a tablet. He turned it on and tapped the screen. A moment later he was looking at an online auction. "My mom loves shipwreck stuff. I saw this thing online and I was wondering what you thought?” Is the water jug really from an old shipwreck? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery.
The Case of the Cat's Claws: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“I need your help.” Brian said “Sure,” Kendall said. “Let me just grab my sister. “JAMIE,” he yelled. A moment later she came through the door. “Hi, Brian. What’s up?” she asked.“Peter Markham is going to sell some cat’s teeth at 3 o’clock today. I’m thinking of starting a collection." Peter is known for being dishonest. Is this his latest scheme? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery.
The Case of the Aussie Adventure: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
"Well, this homework won't be hard for me!" they heard a voice say. Cindy pushed her way into the small group. She was one of the richest kids in their school, and she always made sure everyone knew it. Kendall looked at the school buses. He wished he rode the bus to school instead of a bike. That would have given him an excuse to take off. Find out what Cindy said and if she was telling the truth
The Case of the Plundered Purse: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Jamie and Kendall Broderick were downtown, trying to find a present for their friend. Suddenly they heard footsteps behind them. “Help! My purse!” a woman screamed. Can the Brodericks help find the purse and catch the thief? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day.
The Stonemason's Playground: A Scary 15-Minute Horror Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
“I was across the marsh, by a stone wall.” I hadn’t intended to give away where I’d been, but I was getting flustered. “By the Stonemason’s Playground?” Tommy asked. “What’s that?” I said, trying to sound dumb. “It’s a haunted playground,” Brad said with a shiver. I could tell he liked being scared. “The kids who sneak into the playground to play are turned to stone. They never come back!”
Prisoner of Oak Terrace: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Prisoners are taken at Oak Terrace. When you ask what prisoners, you'll hear stories. Stories of strange things that have happened to many people. But most often, you'll hear the story of Timmy McGill: The Prisoner of Oak Terrace. Read Timmy’s story in this short, but creepy tale. Ages 9 and up. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day.
The Ghost of the Tree: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
I had found it! This house was the perfect place to write the great American novel. I tumbled into bed, anxious to start the next day. Within half an hour, I was awake again. The sounds were back. I got up and peered out the window. That’s when I saw it. In the ghostly light of a half moon shining through the darkness, I saw a young girl chopping at the trunk of a huge oak tree behind the house.
Ghost Ship on the Cay: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
The ship came into the harbor, running full out in front of a storm. No one thought she’d make it, but she did. But then the town discovered that there was no one on board. She was called the Providence. It was a fitting name, for she brought Providence to our town, and much, much more to the widow Mabel Priory. Read this short, but creepy tale to find out what Mabel did with this ship!
The Haunted Haystack: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
The night started out just great. I’d gone to a scary movie with some friends, and Mary Lou Pendergrass had cuddled up to me all night long. Then I started walking home through the field. That’s when my luck changed. Suddenly I was being followed, but not by anything human. Would I ever make it home safely? Read this short, but creepy tale to find out. Ages 9 and up.
The Disappearance of Sara Oglethorpe: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Sara Oglethorpe’s father was a drunk. When he drank he got mean, and Sara hated him for it. Then one night the neighbors heard a huge fight coming from the Oglethorpe house. The next day Sara wasn’t in school. On Sunday she never made it to church. Find out what happened to Sarah and her father in this creepy tale. Ages 9 and up. Do your 15 minutes of reading a day with this scary book!
The Ghost of the Donner Party: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
“Is there any decent place to stop between here and the mountains?” I asked the storekeeper. “You can pretty much camp anywhere,” he said. “The Indians are pretty friendly here abouts. If you’re at all concerned about making it over the mountains, though, I suggest you stop at old lady Williams’ place at the base of the mountains.” “What’s so special about Old lady Williams’ place?" Find out!
Werewolf Fever: A Scary 15-Minute Horror Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
“There's a werewolf around. I just know it.” “Johnson lost another lamb last night.” “They found what was left of it torn to bits down by the railroad track.” “And they found tracks of the monster too.” “They were huge.” Sheriff Corbin listened as the talk swirled around him. Finally he stepped in. Find out what the sherrif said and what the town did in this short and creepy tale.
The Persistent Ghost: A Funny 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
“I’m sorry if I’m such a pain,” Mr. Sidney said as I adjusted his pillows. “Oh! It’s not you, I promise,” Janet said. “I just have some things on my mind.” “They don’t seem to be happy things,” Mr. Sidney noted with a wheeze. “Is it all this taking care of dying folks that has you upset? Or is it something else? I have a hard time talking, but I can be a great listener." Read Janet's story.
The Haunted Ghost: A Funny 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
"Ah, this one was going to be easy," Martin thought to himself. "A single woman living alone." He had haunted families, bachelors, and old maids before. None of them lasted more than a week. He had his favorites, of course. Find out who has moved into Martin's house, and how he handles it in this short and funny ghoat story.
Wrong Way Round Hall: A Twisted 15-Minute Horror Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
When we got to the end of the street, we thought of where to go trick or treating next. “I think we should go to Cedar Street,” Carrie said. “Those houses are close together. We can hit more houses in less time.” Suddenly I saw a lane branching off the end of the road. Find out what happens when they follow the lane to Wrong Way Round Hall!
The Cemetery Ghost: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
I was driving down a nearly deserted road. It was a shortcut I often took to get home from town. I’m not sure it was any shorter, but it was definitely quieter. A lot fewer cars came this way. Perhaps it was because most of the houses weren’t out this direction. Maybe it was even because of the cemetery. Find out what happens when he takes refuge from a storm in the cemetery.
The Haunted Bicycle: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
I got my bike at a police auction. I thought it looked like a fantastic piece of machinery! The cops had said it was abandoned, but I couldn’t believe it! Why in the world would anyone abandon an incredible bike like this? A few days later I found out the answer to that question. Let me tell you what happened. Found out about this strange, terrifying bike in this scary ghost story. Ages 9 and up.
The Ghost of the Clairborne: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
I was so excited. I was going to stay at the Claiborne Hotel. I was raised in San Francisco and the Clairborne had sat grandly on the highest hill in the city. As a kid I had always dreamed about what it would be like to live in a place like that, or even stay there for a few nights. The Clairborne had a storied history, one that my grandfather was a part of. Find out what happens at the hotel!
Captain Albacore: A 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Who was the mysterious pilot hanging around the flight room. What did he want? No one really knew. Then one day Captain Albacore collapsed. As a fellow pilot, someone was duty bound to visit him in the hospital and I drew the short straw. But I wasn’t prepared for the request he made of me, or how that request would turn out. Read this short, but creepy tale to find out who Captain Albacore is.
FF489: A Spooky Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Mayday! Mayday! We had just finished a bombing run and we were lost. The fog was as thick as pea soup, and our instrument panel had been damaged by enemy gunfire. Would anyone come to our rescue? Suddenly the radio crackled to life and I heard a voice. But where would it lead us? Read this short, but creepy tale to find out. Ages 9 and up.
The Witch's Brew: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
It was a hopeless love affair and William knew it; but he couldn't stop his heart. With that thought in mind, William sets out for the witch’s cabin. He has saved his money, and now he has enough for the magic potion that will make Annabelle Carson love him forever. Find out what happens to William in this short, but creepy tale. Ages 9 and up.
The Day Niagara Falls Stopped Running: A 15-Minute Strange But True Tale
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
It happened on March 29, 1848. The people of the town of Niagara Falls awoke to a near deafening silence. The silence wasn’t complete. They could hear a few birds twittering in the trees and a few dogs barking. Otherwise there was silence. This was strange because the people of Niagara Falls lived their entire lives with the roar of the falls. But today they were dry! Find out what happened.
The Mysterious Hands at Gargas: A Strange But True 15-Minute Tale
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
It was 1887 in southern France. A man was exploring the hills near the town of Saint-Gaudens. He was in an area with lots of caves nestled into the soft rock and steep cliffs. Suddenly he came upon an opening in the rock. He pushed aside the bush covering the hole and looked into a long tunnel. What did he find in the cave that has mystified scientists to this day? Explore the Gargas Cave!
The Mysterious Lines at Nazca
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
In the 1920s, the first airplanes began to fly over the Peruvian mountains. Passengers looking out their windows said they could see lines on the Nazca plateau below. The lines looked like runways where airplanes could land. They could also see animals and other objects. There are birds, monkeys, spiders, a killer whale, plants and flowers. There are human like figures. These are the Nazca lines.
The Bleeding Glacier of Antarctica: A 15-Minute Strange But True Tale
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica is one of the world’s cruelest deserts. Not all deserts are hot, dry places full of sand. In the Dry Valleys are a number of ice covered lakes. Some are saltwater. Some are freshwater. Each is different in its composition. Glaciers border the valleys. It is here, in Taylor Valley, that one of the strangest features on Earth has been discovered–a bleeding glacier!
The Catacombs of Paris: A Strange But True Tale
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
It all started with a smell. In Paris, France, during the 1800s, the people were starting to get sick. They could not escape the foul smells coming from the cemeteries. The worst cemetery was Saints-Innocents (the Cemetery of Innocents). This cemetery was in the heart of the city next to the central market place. Find out what was done to solve the problem, and about the mysterious catacombs.
I'm Cubby the Lion
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Hi. I’m Cubby the lion. I’m king of the jungle. Well, OK. Right now I’m only a few months old so I guess I’m just a prince. But give me some time. In two more years I’ll be full grown and ready to rule! Come meet Cubby the Lion and read about his life in this humorous book that introduces young readers to what it is like to be a young lion growing up on the African plains.
Miss Jones and the David
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling 2nd grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! In this adventure Miss Jones discovers that Michelangelo’s great sculpture only shows David from the waist up! What could have gone wrong? She quickly travels back to Michelangelo’s studio, only to discover that the marble he is working with is too short!
Miss Jones and the Golden Spike
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling 2nd grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! In this adventure Miss Jones discovers that the golden spike has been stolen! The transcontinental railroad is almost finished. People have come from clear across the country to see the last, golden spike being laid, but it is about to disappear!
Miss Jones and the Pony Express
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling second grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! In this adventure Miss Jones discovers that Pony Express rider Wild Bill Hickock is in danger. He is trying to carry the news of President Lincoln’s election across the plains. But Bill is sick. If he gets on his pony and tries to ride, he may die!
Miss Jones and the Runaway Slaves
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling 2nd grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! In this adventure Miss Jones discovers a group of runaway slaves. They have become lost when Harriet Tubman, their leader, has suddenly fallen asleep. Miss Jones tries to discover which house is safe for them to go to, only to find that a trap is being set!
Miss Jones and the Wright Brothers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling 2nd grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! In this adventure Miss Jones discovers that the first flight ended in a deadly crash! Something went wrong with the plane and Orville Wright crashed just after takeoff. The first flight never happened. Can Miss Jones reach Kill Devil Hill in time to fix it!
The Caribou and the Eskimo: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Deer, Moose & Caribou
Caribou and Eskimos need each other. They work together so both of them can survive. You may not know a lot about caribou or Eskimos, so let me tell you a little bit about them. This book introduces you to the nomadic life of the caribou and how they survive in the Alaskan wilderness. You also find out how the Eskimo hunted the caribou and used their fur, meat, sinew, bones, and antlers.
Some Feet Smell: A 15-Minute Book About Human and Animal Feet
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Some feet can smell. We don't mean they stink. Some animals actually have feet that smell things like your nose does. Some animals even taste with their feet! Some animals eat with their feet, or use them to swim. Others use their feet to hunt or to dig holes. Even if they don't smell, feet are wonderful things. Take a fun and interesting look at all kinds of feet with this book.
Fish That Can't Swim and Birds That Can't Fly
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Fishes
Yes, there really are fish that can’t swim and birds that can’t fly! I’m not making this up. I promise. This book will introduce you to a number of them. You will meet frogfish, spiny devil fish, pipefish, and starfish. You will also meet ostriches, emus, cassowarys and kiwis, among other fish that can’t swim and birds that can’t fly. Ages 7 to 10.
Emancipation! A Skit About September 1862
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
On Monday, September 22, 1862 President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This skit deals with how the news affected many people in the south. The skit begins with an introduction, allowing participants to understand what life was like for slaves, and for the owners of slaves. Learn about the views of many slaves and owners in this 15-minute skit!
Tommy Turtle Gets Lost
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Strangers
"One day Tommy Turtle got up early and took a bath. Then he sat down and ate his breakfast of turtle mush, which he didn't like." This book will help your child learn their name, address and phone # without frightening him/her. There are lines to show where they should say the information that pertains to them. Give them a sense of pride and accomplishment for being smarter than Tommy Turtle!
I Am An Ostrich, Don't You Know
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
"Well hello there. My name is like, Val. I’m, like, an ostrich, ya know. But I bet you knew that. You’re a smart one, you are. But even if you’re smart, I’m a lot smarter. And I’m better looking. Don’t I look just grand?" Meet Val, the vain ostrich, and let her tell you all about her life and what it is like to be an ostrich growing up in Africa. Ages 7 to 10.
What Does One Reef Matter?
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.)
“I saw you dump soda in the water,” her mother said. “I just wanted to kill the reef,” Janey said quietly. She hung her head. “Why would you want to kill the reef?” her mother asked. “Because it cuts my feet when I go swimming,” Janey answered. “Besides,” she said. “What would one reef matter? Find out the role one reef plays in the ecosystem and the life of the ocean. Ages 7 and up
I Wonder...Does a Hammerhead Shark Pound Nails?
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Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Fishes
Does a Hammerhead shark pound nails? Can you wish upon a starfish? Does a parrot fish eat sunflower seeds? Can a seahorse gallop? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this fascinating 15-minute book about sea creatures. With a fun, comical question, each page introduces a new sea creature and tells children about it. Ages 6 to 10.
I Wonder... Do Bedbugs Snore
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Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
I Wonder… About Insects. Are all ladybugs females? Does a honeybee make flavored honey? Will a stinkbug smell better if it takes a bath? Can a walking stick fly? Will fruit flies eat vegetables? Do army ants carry guns? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this fascinating 15-minute book about insects.
I Wonder... Can A Bald Eagle Grow Hair
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Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
I wonder … About Birds. Do snowy owls melt in the summer months? How many words can a parrot learn? How big is the pelican’s stretchy pouch? How many neck bones does a swan have? Do kookaburras laugh at people? Does an ostrich really hide by sticking its head in the ground? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this fascinating 15-minute book about birds.
I Wonder… How Do Monkeys Prevent Mosquito Bites?
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Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
I wonder … About Rain Forest Animals. How does the toucan hold its head up with such a large bill? Does an anteater eat only ants? Does a Komodo dragon breathe fire to kill its victims? How does the colorful red-eyed tree frog hide from its enemies? Will an armadillo’s armor get rusty in water? How much does a Goliath beetle weigh? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this book.
I Wonder… Does A Camel Store Water In Its Hump"
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Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
I Wonder… About Desert Animals Does a roadrunner ever run on sidewalks? Does the Arizona bark scorpion growl like a dog? Why does the cactus wren use cactus plants for its nests? What is the purpose of those huge ears on the fennec fox? Does the Texas banded gecko live only in Texas? Does a kangaroo rat have a tummy pouch? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this fun book!
I Wonder…Does The Hairy Tarantula Comb Its Hair?
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Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Have you ever thought about walking a pig? How about dressing a bunny in doll clothes? How would you like to comb and fluff the fur of a longhaired hamster? Pets can be forever friends, but they also need a lot of care. Here is some fun information about strange and unusual pets! Trust me, these are not just cats and dogs!
I Wonder… Can Navy Dolphins Work For The Army?
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Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dogs
People train animals to do jobs for humans. They help humans who are disabled. Some help policemen or are actors. The animals enjoy helping their human partners or owners. Here is some fun information about animals that work for us. Do you know: Does A Hearing Dog Wear A Hearing Aid? Do Carrier Pigeons Wear Back Packs? Why Do Racehorses Wear Ski Masks? Does A Police Dog Wear a Uniform? Find out!
The Case of the Disappearing Dragon
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
"We did it! We finished 1,000 cupcakes for the school bake sale." Suddenly Shing Lee notices that her lucky necklace charm is missing. The iron dragon charm has been in her family for generations and it brings them good luck. Match wits with Kendall and Jamie Broderick and see if you can solve these seven 15-minute mysteries.
The Case of the Magazine Millionaire
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The Brodericks are invited to a fancy party at the mansion of an arrogant Magazine Millionaire. Suddenly a priceless diamond necklace is missing? Who took it? Match wits with Kendall and Jamie Broderick and see if you can solve these seven 15-minute mysteries.
The Case of the Lifted Laptop
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Kendall and Jamie's cousin is going skating with them, but has left her helmet upstairs in her mother's office. They go up to discover that her expensive new laptop computer is missing. There are only two other people in the building and both say they didn't take it. Who is lying and how can they tell? Match wits with Kendall and Jamie Broderick and see if you can solve these seven mysteries.
Spooky Ghost Stories: A Collection of 15-Minute Ghost Stories
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,300. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A ship sails into port, running fast ahead of a storm. No one in the town thinks she will make it to shore, but she does. That's when the townsfolk discover something strange. There is no one on board! The ship is filled with provisions, water, and everything needed, except a crew. Find out the secret of the ship, and read these other spooky ghost stories.
Scary Ghost Stories: A Collection of 15-Minute Ghost Stories
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Two girls find a tree house in the woods. They climb the tree and begin to play in the tree house, only to discover they are not alone. They escape from the tree house and race through the woods, only to find themselves at a cabin that is rumored to belong to a witch. She seems nice enough, but then she makes a strange, frightening request. Read all seven of these scary 15-Minute ghost stories
Twisted Ghost Stories: A Collection of 15-Minute Ghost Stories with a Twist
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Meet the ghosts, werewolves, and spooky creatures who inhabit this book: A persistent ghost who refuses to give up the woman he loves, even though she doesn’t love him! A woman who insists on haunting a ghost! A spooky house visited by two daring young trick-or-treaters. A haunted bicycle. And more! This set of seven spooky ghost stories all have a twist of humor or a surprise ending!
101 Fun Facts About Dinosaurs: A set of 7 15-minute Books
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Who created the word dinosaur? How big was an apatosaurus’ brain? What was strange about iguanodon’s hands and feet? How many front teeth did stegosaurus have? What was strange about triceratops’ skin? What were the holes in t. rex’s skull for? How much weight could t. rex’s arms carry? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this set of seven 15-minute books.
101 Fun Facts About Mammals: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How large is an anteater’s mouth? Which takes less time to grow up; a female camel or a male camel? Can elephants run? What shape are a giant panda’s pupils? How much can a lion eat in one meal? What happens to a Tasmanian devil’s ears when it gets angry? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this set of seven 14 Fun Facts books.
Sea Creatures Book 1: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
BUY SETS AND SAVE! This is a set of 7 of our popular 15-Minute Books. It contains the full text and pictures from the individual books: "Dolphins: Playmates of the Sea", "Clown Fish: Friends of the Stinging Anemone", "Jellyfish: Boogers of the Sea", "Octopuses: Eight-Armed Wonders", "Rays and Skates: Pancakes of the Sea", "Sea Horses: Tiny Horses of the Sea", "Sea Dragons: Animals in Disguise"
Sea Creatures Book #2: A Set Of Seven 15-Minute Books
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
BUY SETS AND SAVE! 7 BOOKS FOR THE PRICE OF 5. This is a set of 7 of our popular 15-Minute Books. It contains the full text from the individual books: "Sharks: Chompers of the Sea", "Sea Otters: Clowns of the Sea", "Frogfish: The Weirdest Fish in the Sea", "Whales: Giants of the Deep", "Barnacles: Hated Squatters of the Sea", "Sea Stars: Stars of the Sea", "Elephant Seals: Mountains of Blubber".
Meet The Sea Creatures Book #1
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Series: Meet the Animals · 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
BUY SETS AND SAVE! SEVEN BOOKS FOR THE PRICE OF FIVE. There are many fascinating creatures in the sea. Some are funny and some are strange. This is a compilation of seven of our popular 15-Minute Books for early readers. It contains the following individual books: Meet The Dolphin, Meet The Clown Fish, Meet The Jellyfish, Meet The Octopus, Meet The Ray, Meet The Sea Horse, Meet The Sea Dragon
Meet the Sea Creatures Book #2
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Series: Meet the Animals · 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
There are many fascinating creatures in the sea. Some are funny and some are strange. This is a compilation of seven of our popular 15-Minute Books for early readers. It contains the following individual books: Meet The Shark, Meet The Sea Otter, Meet The Frogfish, Meet The Whale, Meet The Barnacle, Meet The Sea Star, Meet The Elephant Seal.
Kendall and Jamie Solve It At School: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Mysteries
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“Hey, look at this,” Jamie said. She pointed inside the trunk lid. Everyone looked. Stamped on the lid were some words: This trunk belongs to President Abraham Lincoln Springfield, Illinois. “This trunk belonged to Abraham Lincoln?” Kim asked. “We could sell this for thousands,” someone else added.Match wits with Kendall and Jamie Broderickand see if you can solve the mystery before they do.
101 Fun Facts About the Planets
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
This compilation includes the following 15-minute books: 14 Fun Facts About Mercury 14 Fun Facts About Venus 14 Fun Facts About Earth 14 Fun Facts About Mars 14 Fun Facts About Jupiter 14 Fun Facts About Saturn 14 Fun Facts About Uranus 14 Fun Facts About Neptune Surprise and amaze your friends with these fun facts.
101 Fun Facts About the Solar System
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,920. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
You may think the Solar System consists of the sun and the eight planets that orbit around it. However, there are other things out there. There are comets, moons, asteroids, meteors, dust, ice, rock and much more. Plus there is a whole lot of man made junk. Do you know: Where is The Main Asteroid Belt? Are all the dwarf planets out beyond Pluto? What formed the Kuiper Belt? Find out in this book.
The Wonder of Stonehenge: A Strange But True 15-Minute Tale
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
Stonehenge has been surrounded by mystery and wonder. There have always been questions about where these massive stones came from. How did they get there? Do they hail from a magical world of giants and wizards, or are they manmade? And then there's the most important question: what is their purpose? Many theories have tried to answer these questions. This 15-minute book will explore three.
Saint Nicholas: The Man Who Became the Patron Saint of Children
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Religious
Have you ever wondered where the legend of Santa Claus or Father Christmas came from? Maybe you’ve heard of Saint Nicholas who is a patron saint and known as the Guardian of Children. He is one of the most popular and celebrated saints throughout the world. Many years ago there really was a man named Nicholas who became a saint. In this story, we see how a rich orphan became a celebrated saint.