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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!
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.
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.
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.
My Fun Rhyming Alphabet (Learning for Kids)
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Series: Read it books for Children. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Concepts / Alphabet
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Learn A through Z with rhyme. This is a great way for your child to learn the alphabet now. Each letter of the alphabet has a picture and a rhyme making it memorable and fun. Buy it now for your child.
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.
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!
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!
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 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!
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
Do You Want To Work on a Race Car Pit Crew?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Careers
Have you ever though about working on a race car? Maybe you want to be a member of the pit crew? Being part of the pit crew can be fun. You get to be a part of the race. You get to work on race cars. You also get to see the race from the middle of the track. It can be fun and exciting, but being on the pit crew is also hard work. Find out what it is really like to work on a race car pit crew.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.