14 Fun Facts

A Series by Caitlind L. Alexander, Cullen Gwin, Maureen F. Musumeci, William Sabin and Jeannie Meekins

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 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 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 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.