15-Minute Animals

A Series by Caitlind L. Alexander and Sharon Greenaway

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.