14 Fun Facts

14 Fun Facts About Anteaters: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Money, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Gardening, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Flowers & Plants
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General, Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health & Daily Living / Personal Hygiene, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Architecture
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Symbols, Monuments, National Parks, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Architecture, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / State & Local, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Architecture
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Insects, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Symbols, Monuments, National Parks, etc.
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Prehistoric
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Other, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Other
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Other
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature, Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Africa
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Body, Mind & Spirit
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Concepts / Sense & Sensation
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Europe, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Weather
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Asia
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Concepts / Sense & Sensation
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
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.
101 Fun Facts About the World's Rivers: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books
How much of America’s rainfall ends up in the Mississippi River? Which mountain range grew around the Danube River? Are there more kinds of fish in the Amazon or in the ocean? The Thames was once a tributary of what European river? What is the “Ghost City” of the Yangtze? Learn about the Amazon, Danube, Mississippi, Nile, Yangtze, Thames, and Murray rivers in this set of 15-minute books. RL: 6.9
14 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Central & South America
Machu Picchu is one of the few surviving ruins of the Inca Empire. It is situated in tropical forests on the eastern side of the Andes Mountains. It stretches five miles across a ridge and sits on top of two earthquake fault lines. The Spanish invaded South America looking for gold. They killed the Inca people. They destroyed their cities, but they never found Machu Picchu. Discover more. RL: 6.7
14 Fun Facts About the Seine River: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
The Seine River is a slow moving river. Once a major trade route, it is navigable by ocean going ships as far as Rouen. The Seine has been subject to monster tides, and great feats of architecture. Its source is a place of worship and its basin was one of the earliest areas settled by ancient man. Find out more about this fascinating river in this short book. Reading Level: 6.9
101 Fun Facts (and more) About the Planets: A Set of Eight 15 Minute Books, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
Was Mercury bigger in the past? How did Venus change the way people saw the world? What is happening to Mount Everest, the highest place on Earth? Does Mars have seasons? Is there a surface to planet Jupiter? What is strange about how Uranus spins? What is the coldest place in our solar system? Find the answer to these and many more questions in this set of seven 15-Minute books. Has CCSS exerci..
101 Fun Facts About the Planets
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
This compilation includes the following 15-minute books: 14 Fun Facts About Mercury 14 Fun Facts About Venus 14 Fun Facts About Earth 14 Fun Facts About Mars 14 Fun Facts About Jupiter 14 Fun Facts About Saturn 14 Fun Facts About Uranus 14 Fun Facts About Neptune Surprise and amaze your friends with these fun facts.
101 Fun Facts About the Solar System
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,920. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
You may think the Solar System consists of the sun and the eight planets that orbit around it. However, there are other things out there. There are comets, moons, asteroids, meteors, dust, ice, rock and much more. Plus there is a whole lot of man made junk. Do you know: Where is The Main Asteroid Belt? Are all the dwarf planets out beyond Pluto? What formed the Kuiper Belt? Find out in this book.
101 Fun Facts About the Solar System: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
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. Find out more about our solar system in this set of seven fun 14 Fun Facts books. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
14 Fun Facts About Asteroids: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Circling the heavens is a belt of rock and dust. Lying between Mars and Jupiter and orbiting our sun, The Main Asteroid Belt was once thought to be the remnant of an exploded planet or the beginnings of a planet that never formed. How much do you know about asteroids? Find out 14 fun facts in this book! Educational versions have Common Core Curriculum activities.
14 Fun Facts About Australia's Murray River: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
One hundred million years ago, Australia rose from the sea. The water drained from the highlands, and formed the rivers of today. The Murray River winds across the landscape. Its course was blocked several times by the rising new continent. It created megalakes and forests and provided homes for many species of wildlife. Find out some amazing facts about this wondrous place in this 15-minute book.
14 Fun Facts About Australia's Murray River: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
One hundred million years ago, Australia rose from the sea. The water drained from the highlands, and formed the rivers. The Murray River meanders across the landscape. It has had its course blocked several times by the rising new continent. It has created megalakes and forests and has provided homes for many species of wildlife. The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Black Holes: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Movies will have you believe that black holes are huge holes in space and anything that falls into them is lost for all time. You may think black holes run around in space like huge vacuum cleaners sucking up everything in their path. This is not true. But what is a black hole and what do they do? Find out! The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Comets: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Comets often streak across the night sky. They are fascinating flashes of light, but how much do we really know about them? 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. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Dwarf Planets: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
More space objects have been found beyond Pluto, in a region known as the Kuiper Belt. In 2003, Eris was discovered. Its existence was confirmed in January 2005. It was found to be larger than Pluto and was put forward as a tenth planet in our solar system. This caused debate among astronomers. Are there more, larger objects in our solar system? How many? Educational versions have CCSS activities
14 Fun Facts About Ears: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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. Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core SS
14 Fun Facts About Earth: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
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 more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Earth is the only planet in the universe that has life. It orbits an ordinary star in the outer edge of The Milky Way Galaxy. Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Eclipses: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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 object. Sometimes it is blocked out completely. What had the people done wrong? Would the sun ever come back? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Exoplanets
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
Our galaxy contains about 200 billion stars. Astronomers believed that some of these stars must have solar systems with planets. They went looking – and found some. They call these planets extrasolar planets or exoplanets. Here are some fun facts about them. Ages 8 and up. Reading level: 6.9 All measurements in American and metric.
14 Fun Facts About Florida's Everglades: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
Water once covered most of Florida. It created vast sawgrass prairies, eerie swamps and smelly mangrove forests. The area was considered useless and impenetrable, full of poisonous snakes, alligators and mosquitoes. It is more than that. The Everglades is a wonder of nature. Learn some amazing facts about this wondrous place in this fun, 15-minute book.
14 Fun Facts About Florida's Everglades: A 15-Minute Book: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Water once covered most of Florida. It created vast sawgrass prairies, eerie swamps and smelly mangrove forests. The area was considered useless and impenetrable, full of poisonous snakes, alligators and mosquitoes. It is more than that. It is a blending of ecosystems that are sustained by the environment and the animals that live there. The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders, Nonfiction » History » South American
Machu Picchu is one of the few surviving ruins of the Inca Empire. It is situated in tropical forests on the eastern side of the Andes Mountains. It stretches five miles across a ridge and sits on top of two earthquake fault lines. The Spanish invaded South America looking for gold. They killed the Inca people. They destroyed their cities, but they never found Machu Picchu.
14 Fun Facts About Mars: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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 more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. In the Milky Way Galaxy, there is a yellow sun that has eight planets. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Mercury: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
When was Mercury discovered? Does Mercury have a magnetic field? How big is Mercury’s atmosphere? Was Mercury bigger in the past? Learn about 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. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core St
14 Fun Facts About Nebulas: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
In our galaxy, there are stars and solar systems. There are comets, asteroids and a lot of solid material. There is also a lot of space between star systems. We call this space between star systems the Interstellar Medium. In this area, there are great clouds of gas and dust. They can range in size from a few light years to many thousands of light years across. Some even glow. They are nebulas.
14 Fun Facts About Nebulas: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
In our galaxy, there are stars and solar systems. There are also great clouds of gas and dust. They can range in size from a few light years to many thousands of light years across. Some of them glow. Some are so dark that we cannot see through them. These massive clouds of gas and dust are called nebulas. How much do you know about nebulas? Find out more in this short book. Reading Level: 6.7
14 Fun Facts About Neptune: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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 more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Neptune is the last planet in our solar system. The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Noses: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Noses are wonderful things. 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. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum S
14 Fun Facts About Pluto: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Pluto was the smallest planet in our galaxy. As more was discovered about other planets and other objects in our galaxy, Pluto fell into debate. How much do you know about Pluto? Why do scientists say Pluto was “discovered by mistake”? Who discovered Pluto? How big is Pluto compared to the U.S.? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Saturn's Rings
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
Saturn has seven rings and 62 moons. The rings orbit Saturn, creating shadow bands and rain on the planet. Most of the moons are outside the rings. A few moons are within and between the rings. Some of these tiny moons create and control the rings. They create gaps within and between the rings. They create fascinating structures and phenomena. Find out more in this short book.
14 Fun Facts About Stars: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
We see stars in the night sky as pretty, twinkling objects, but what exactly are they? 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? Do stars have a life cycle? Is a dead star still a star? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About the Danube: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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. The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS
14 Fun Facts About the Galilean Moons of Jupiter: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
On January 7, 1610, Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei turned his newly developed telescope to Jupiter. He discovered four objects orbiting the giant planet. It took him another night’s observations to clearly distinguish between two of them. He called them “The Medicean planets”, after the Medici family. Find out more fun, fascinating facts about these four moons orbiting our largest planet.
14 Fun Facts About the Galilean Moons of Jupiter: A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
On January 7, 1610, Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei turned his newly developed telescope to Jupiter. He discovered four objects orbiting the giant planet. It took him another night’s observations to clearly distinguish between two of them. He called them “The Medicean planets”, after the Medici family who ruled Italy at the time. Educational Versions Include exercises to meet Common Core standa
14 Fun Facts About the Ganges River
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Asia, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.)
The Ganges River begins in an ice cave in the Himalayan Mountains. It flows through India and Bangladesh and enters the sea at the world’s largest delta. It supports over 400 million people and thousands of animal and plant species. It is sacred to the Hindu people and worshiped as a goddess. Many people wish to die near the Ganges. Many people do. Find out more in this 15-Minute book. RL: 6.9
14 Fun Facts About the Grand Canyon: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Grand Canyon is located in Arizona. It is a huge group of canyons that have been cut into the landscape by the Colorado River. It is also one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. Find out: How does the Grand Canyon tell us the history of life on Earth? How was the Grand Canyon formed? How deep was the canyon? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum St
14 Fun Facts About the Great Wall of China
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Asia, Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Asia
The Great Wall of China is a man-made wonder, spanning thousands of miles. It spreads from the Pacific Ocean in the East to the Gobi Desert and beyond in the west. Much of it has stood for hundreds of years, with some portions over 2000 years old. The Great Wall stood as a wall of defense for many years, against the warring states to the north. Find out more in this short young adult book.
14 Fun Facts About the Hudson River: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
The Hudson River was once thought to be a northwest passage that joined to the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. Instead, a canal system opened up the center of America to settlement. The Hudson has spectacular valleys and dangerous waters. Land shifts have changed the course of the river. Much of the natural beauty of the land is now under the ocean. Learn more in this fun 15-minute book.
14 Fun Facts About the Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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 further. Educational vers. have CCSS activitie
14 Fun Facts About the Moon: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
You see it every night in the night sky, but how much do you really know about the moon? 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? Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum St.
14 Fun Facts About the Nile: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Nile River has amazed people for years. It runs opposite from most river systems. It floods for miles, pushing back the desert and providing farming lands for people to thrive. It fills a massive swamp and has canyons and waterfalls that are as spectacular as anywhere in the world. Most of its course is through the desert, yet it never runs dry. Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About the Ring Moons of Jupiter: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
There are eight regular satellites in orbit around Jupiter. These are moons that formed within the gravity field of Jupiter. They were formed at the same time and out of the same material as the planet itself. They have circular orbits and orbit in the same direction as the planet. This book is about the four, small ring moons. These little known moons are odd shaped and orbit close to the planet.
14 Fun Facts About the Ring Moons of Jupiter: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
There are eight regular satellites in orbit around Jupiter. These are moons that formed within the gravity field of Jupiter. They were formed at the same time and out of the same material as the planet itself. They have circular orbits and orbit in the same direction as the planet. This book is bout the four ring moons of Jupiter. Educational Versions have exercises designed to meet Common Core.
14 Fun Facts About the River Thames: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The River Thames has a colorful history. It was a river road long before railways and roads were built. It has brought flood, disease and death to thousands of people. It has over 80 islands, 200 bridges, 20 tunnels, 45 locks, six public ferries and one ford. Yet it still reminds us of its history with about one body a week being found in its waters. Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS
14 Fun Facts About the Seine River
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Europe
The Seine River is a slow moving river. It begins 1545 feet (471 metres) above sea level and runs 482 miles (776 kilometres) in its journey to the English Channel. Once a major trade route, it is navigable by ocean going ships. The Seine has been subject to monster tides, and great feats of architecture. Its source is a place of worship and its basin was one of the earliest areas settled by man.
14 Fun Facts About the Solar System: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Does the Solar System consists of the sun and the eight planets that orbit around it? 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 14 fun facts in this 15-minute book. Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum.
14 Fun Facts About the Space Shuttle: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
What is a Space Shuttle? How can something that can’t fly go into space? Do spiders spin webs in space? Do astronauts get space sick? This book answers all these questions and more, plus everybody’s favorite: How do astronauts go to the toilet? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About the Strange Moon Titan: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
Titan was the first moon of Saturn to be discovered. It took another six years to find the next moon. Since then, 53 definite moons have been found around Saturn. Another nine moons are considered provisional. More study is needed to confirm that they are proper orbiting moons. Titan is covered in thick clouds and has a surface temperature of -178oC (-289oF). Find out more about this frozen moon.
14 Fun Facts About the Strange Moon Titan: A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
Titan was the first moon of Saturn to be discovered. It took another six years to find the next moon. Since then, 53 definite moons have been found around Saturn. Another nine moons are considered provisional. More study is needed to confirm that they are proper orbiting moons. Find out some amazing facts in this fun 15-minute book. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
14 Fun Facts About the Sun: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Our sun is an average star in our galaxy. It is a sphere of burning gas that provides light and heat. It makes our plants grow and allows them to turn carbon dioxide into oxygen. If our sun were to shine a little less or a little more brightly, life as we knew it would not exist. Educational versions have Common Core Curriculum activities.
14 Fun Facts About the Yangtze: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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 the land. It flows through mountains and deep gorges and along broad, flat valley plains. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Uranus: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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 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. The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Yellowstone: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Yellowstone National 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 fueled by a supervolcano that could erupt, killing millions of people and devastating the world’s climate for years. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standard
14 Fun Facts About Yosemite: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
For millions of years, volcanic activity has been turning rocks into granite. The rocks were uplifted, forming a small mountain range with small streams and creeks weaving their way through the valleys. Surface volcanoes erupted, covering the area in lava. The streams cut new paths. The land was again uplifted; canyons were cut. Yosemite was formed. Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Your Eyes: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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, but they do, and it’s amazing. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Nebulas: Strange Lights in the Galaxy
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
When we look at clouds in our sky, we can sometimes make out shapes. This can also happen with nebulas – clouds of dust and gas in space. There are two main types of nebulas; bright and dark. There are four types of bright nebulas; emission, reflection, planetary and supernova remnants. This book covers 14 strange and interesting nebulas in our galaxy. Reading Level: 6.9
101 Fun Facts About Dinosaurs: A set of 7 15-minute Books
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Who created the word dinosaur? How big was an apatosaurus’ brain? What was strange about iguanodon’s hands and feet? How many front teeth did stegosaurus have? What was strange about triceratops’ skin? What were the holes in t. rex’s skull for? How much weight could t. rex’s arms carry? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this set of seven 15-minute books.
101 Fun Facts About Dinosaurs: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 17,220. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Fossils
Who created the word dinosaur? How big was an apatosaurus’ brain? What was strange about iguanodon’s hands and feet? Was spinosaurus bigger or smaller than t. rex? How many front teeth did stegosaurus have? What was strange about triceratops’ skin? What were the holes in t. rex’s skull for? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this set of seven 15-minute books. Has Common Core exer
101 Fun Facts About Mammals: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How large is an anteater’s mouth? Which takes less time to grow up; a female camel or a male camel? Can elephants run? What shape are a giant panda’s pupils? How much can a lion eat in one meal? What happens to a Tasmanian devil’s ears when it gets angry? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this set of seven 14 Fun Facts books.
101 Fun Facts About Mammals: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
How large is an anteater’s mouth? Which takes a shorter time to grow up; a female camel or a male camel? Can elephants run? What do a giant panda’s pupils look like? How much can a lion eat in one meal? What happens to a skunk when the weather turns cold? Learn the answers in these seven 15-Minute books. Educational Versions Include exercises designed to meet Common Core Standards.
14 Absolutely Horrible, Gross, Disgusting Facts About Animals: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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 they do. How does one lizard attack its prey with blood? How do owls poop? What happens when roadrunner babies don’t gain weight fast enough? Why do cows lick their noses when they eat? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Animal Eyes; Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
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. The Educational Version contains activities which reinforce the Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Animal Teeth: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Animal teeth are very different from ours. They are not only shaped differently, they also work differently. Here are some strange things about animal teeth. What animal has the strongest bite force of any mammal? What do lemurs use their teeth for? What is strange about the water deer’s teeth? How much would a single mammoth tooth weigh? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Anteaters, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
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 well do you know them? The Educational Version includes activities which reinforce Common Core Curriculum.
14 Fun Facts About Apatosaurus: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
This strange, long-necked creature was one of the first dinosaurs discovered, and it was discovered twice and given two names! How much did Apatosaurus weigh? How big was an apatosaurus’s brain? How big was an Apatosaurus egg? How long did it take for an Apatosaurus to grow up? The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Bamboo: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Botany, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Some people think bamboo is a tree because it grows so tall. Bamboo is not a tree, 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 pound of bamboo or a pound of steel? How does bamboo spread? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standa
14 Fun Facts About Bees: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Butterflies, Moths & Caterpillars, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Bees are fascinating creatures that pollinate 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? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Big Cats: Educational Verion
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Blue Whales: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Huge blue whales inhabit our oceans. How much do you know about these creatures? 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? How much weight will a baby blue whale gain every day? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Camels: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
How much water can a camel drink at one time? 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 more in this 15-Minute Book. Camels are amazing animals with some very strange habits. What do you know about them? The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Death Valley: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Death Valley is a strange and unique area found in California. What makes this area so different, and what mysteries does it hold? Find out: When do the 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 when you smile in Death Valley? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Digestion: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Dinosaurs: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
They are some of the strangest animals that have ever been found on Earth! Dinosaurs! First discovered just 170 years ago, ever since we have tried to discover more about them. Here are some things we have found out: Who created the word dinosaur? How many dinosaur species have been discovered? How big was the smallest dinosaur? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curricul
14 Fun Facts About Dodo Birds: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
You've heard of the dodo bird, that strange creature that would waddle up to hungry sailors only to be eaten for dinner. Dodos have been looked at as stupid birds that were too dumb to survive. But the more we find out about them, the more we find out that they might not have been so dumb after all. Here are some things we know about them! The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Elephants: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants, 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? The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Giant Pandas: Educational Versions
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
Giant pandas are one of the most loved of all animals. Here are some fun facts you may not have known about them. 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? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this 15-Minute Book. The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum.
14 Fun Facts About Glyptodonts: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
What are these huge, strange animals with four legs, a shell, and a spiked tail? Meet the glyptodont, a prehistoric animal from the time of the mammoths. Find out: What did a glyptodont eat? How large were glyptodonts? How fast could they move? What is their shell made of? What were all the tiny holes in their shell? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards
14 Fun Facts About Great White Sharks: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
Great white sharks are large sharks that roam the oceans. They have been named great whites because they are big, and because they have a white stomach. Their back is grey. Scientists have begun to study these amazing animals more and more. Here are some fun facts they have found out about the great white shark. Reading Level: 5.1 All measurements in American and Metric.
14 Fun Facts About Horseshoe Crabs: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Iguanodon: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
Iguanodon taught early scientists much about the newly discovered dinosaurs. As more of these animals were found, scientists learned things they had never dreamed about the animal kingdom. What was strange about iguanodon’s hands and feet? How many iguanodon fossils have been found? Did iguanodon walk on two legs or four? The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum
14 Fun Facts About Jupiter: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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 year after year? Learn the answer to these questions and more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Lions: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc., 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? The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Mammoths: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
They are huge lumbering animals covered in fur, reminiscent of an elephant. The woolly mammoth! 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? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Saturn: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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 more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. about Saturn. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Skunks: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Nocturnal, 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? The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Spinosaurus: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
Spinosaurus was one of the strangest looking dinosaurs ever discovered. It had huge bones sticking up from its spine! Here are some things that scientists have found. How tall was the sail on spinosaurus? Was spinosaurus bigger or smaller than tyrannosaurus rex? Where are the first spinosaurus fossils ever discovered? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum
14 Fun Facts About Stegosaurus: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
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 about this amazing creature. What does the name stegosaurus mean? How many front teeth did stegosaurus have? How many plates did stegosaurus have? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum
14 Fun Facts About Tasmanian Devils: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
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 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? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum
14 Fun Facts About the Amazon River
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Other
The Amazon River is the largest river in the world. It winds its way across South America, picking up dirt, leaves, and mostly water from over one third of South America. Then it empties into the Atlantic Ocean. Learn about the Amazon River in this 15-minute book and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About the Amazon River: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries
The Amazon River is the largest river in the world. It winds its way across South America, picking up dirt, leaves, and mostly water from over one third of South America. Then it empties into the Atlantic Ocean. Learn about the Amazon River in this short 15-minute book. Reading level: 6.8
14 Fun Facts About the Eiffel Tower: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
It towers over the Paris skyline. The Eiffel Tower has a storied past and has served its city well as a worldwide ambassador. How much do you know about it? Find out: What is the Eiffel Tower’s nickname? How many pieces of iron make up the Eiffel Tower? Why was the Tower built? How many women’s names are on the Tower? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standard
14 Fun Facts About the Lincoln Memorial: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / United States / Other, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Lincoln Memorial is one of the most recognized buildings in Washington D.C. It honors a president who is loved by many for trying to bring the North and South back together after the Civil War. As it says: “In this temple, as in the hearts of the people, for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever.” The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About the Mississippi River: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Muddy Mississippi 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 hundreds of years. How much do you know about America’s waterway? Find out: Where does the Mississippi River begin? Where does the River lose most of its elevation? How many dams? The Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About the Sphinx: Educational Versions
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Africa, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Great Sphinx is one of the most recognized statues in the world. It is also one of the largest, being almost as big as a football field! 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. Learn more in this book. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Stan
14 Fun Facts About the Statue of Liberty: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
She stands in New York Harbor, lifting her light to the world. The Statue of Liberty is a symbol of the US. How much do you know? What is the Statue of Liberty’s real name? What was the Statue of Liberty originally used for? What was the first part of the Statue to be finished? Which is taller, the statue or the pedestal? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum St
14 Fun Facts About the U.S. One Dollar Bill: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Money, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Have you ever really looked at a one dollar bill? There are strange symbols and words on it. Do you know what all those symbols and words mean? Find out: 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? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About the Washington Monument: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / United States / Other, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Washington Monument is one of the most recognizable monuments in Washington D.C.. It took over 50 years to build, and it has stood for over 100 years. Find out: How thick are the walls at the base of the monument? Why is the Washington Monument made up of two different colors of marble? What metal was used to cap the Washington Monument? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About the White House: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
It is the house where the American President lives, and a symbol of the U.S. Find out: 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? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards. Find
14 Fun Facts About the Wright Brothers: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
You have heard of Wilbur and Orville Wright. You know about their owning a bicycle shop. You know about them building and flying the first airplane. But here are some fun facts you may not know. Do you know: Who made the attempt at the first flight and what happened? Was the first flight at Kitty Hawk? Did Wilbur graduate from high school? Who taught Wilbur and Orville about inventing? And more.
14 Fun Facts About Triceratops: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
Scientists first found this strange animal weathering out of the hillsides. The dirt would wash away, leaving fossilized, horned faces staring out of the cliffs. When was triceratops discovered? When did triceratops live? What was strange about triceratops’ skin? How many teeth did triceratops have at one time? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Tyrannosaurus Rex: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
Tyrannosaurus Rex was one of the fiercest dinosaurs to ever roam the Earth. 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? The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Venus: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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 more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Venus is the second planet from the sun. It sits between Mercury and Earth. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards. Learnin
14 Fun Facts About Your Skin: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
You have it 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 your skin? 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? What are the hole in skin for? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 More Absolutely Horrible, Gross, Disgusting Facts About Animals: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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 should we say the worst, things that animals do. Find out: What do salamanders do after they shed their skin? How do giraffes clean their noses? How do barnacles eat? What do hippos do with their poop? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core SS.
14 More Wacky Facts About Animals: Educational Versions
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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. The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Wacky Facts About Animals: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core SS.
14 Fun Facts About Your Heart
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health
Your heart is a very important organ in your body. It pushes blood throughout your body, bringing oxygen and nutrients to your cells. Your blood takes away dead cells, poison, and excess water. Without the heart doing its job, you would die. In fact, if your heart stops beating, you die in about four minutes! So how much does your heart weigh? How much blood does your heart pump? Find out!
14 Fun Facts About Your Heart: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health
Your heart is the most important organ in your body. It pushes your blood throughout your body, bringing oxygen and nutrients to your cells. Your blood also takes away dead cells, poison, and excess water. Without the heart doing its job, you would die. In fact, if your heart stops beating, you die in about four minutes! Find out more about this amazing organ. RL: 4.8. Includes CCS exercises
14 Fun Facts About Insects: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Butterflies, Moths & Caterpillars, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
There are many different kinds of insects. 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. Find out: What does the word insect mean? How many insects are there in the world? Are there insects in the Arctic and the Antarctic? Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Niagara Falls: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Niagara Falls is one of the most recognized landmarks in the US and Canada. Millions visit every year. While you may recognize this landmark, how much do you really know about it? Find out: How many waterfalls make up Niagara Falls? How much water goes over the Falls every second? How much of the water in the Niagara River goes over the falls? Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts about Saber-Toothed Cats: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
These large cats have giant teeth sticking out of their mouth! They are saber-toothed cats. They are fantastic to look at, but how much do you know about these amazing prehistoric creatures? Do you know: How many kinds of saber-toothed cats were there? How wide could they open their jaw? Did they have retractable claws? Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Washington DC: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
What happens in Washington DC affects our lives in many ways, but how much do you know about this place? By law, how large is Washington DC allowed to be? What made the way this city was laid out different from every other city in America at that time? Is Washington DC larger or smaller than it was when it was first formed? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About Your Bones: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health & Daily Living / Daily Activities
They are inside you right now! They are your bones, and they are helping to hold you up, keeping you moving, and doing all of the other jobs they are supposed to be doing. Bones have a lot of jobs. Here are some fun facts that you may not know about these fantastic parts of your body. Find out some amazing facts about your bones in this fun, 15-minute book.
14 Fun Facts About Your Bones: A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health
They are inside you right now! They are your bones, and they are helping to hold you up, keeping you moving, and doing all of the other jobs they are supposed to be doing. Bones have a lot of jobs. Here are some fun facts that you may not know about these fantastic parts of your body. Learn fun facts in this 15-minute book. Educational Versions include exercises geared to meet Common Core Standa..
14 Fun Facts About Your Bones: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
They are inside you right now! They are your bones. They are holding you up, keeping you moving, and doing all of the other jobs they are need to do. Bones have a lot of jobs. Do you know: How do your bones help keep you from being poisoned? What is the largest bone in your body? What happens if you lick a dry bone? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards
14 Fun Facts About Pirates: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Pirates are thieves who roam the seas. They prey on ships to steal their cargoes and valuables. Pirates have been around since the invention of boats! There is even an old tale that Caesar Augustus was captured by pirates and held for ransom! Find out 14 fun facts about pirates in this fun 15-minute book! The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About Frogs: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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. Find out: How do frogs drink? How big is the smallest frog? How big is the largest frog? What happens to a frog's skin after they shed? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
14 Fun Facts About the Rainforest Canopy
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / General
The rainforest canopy sits near the top of the rainforest. It is filled with thousands and thousands of insects, animals and plants. Yet mankind has learned very little about this important part of our ecosystem. Without rainforests to replenish the oxygen in the atmosphere, the world would become a lot more polluted. Here are some amazing things we have discovered about the rainforest. RL:6.2