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Giant Pandas: Cuddly Bamboo Lovers: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears
Giant pandas are animals that live in China. For many years, people couldn't decide if a panda was part of the bear family or part of the raccoon family. Now they know that they are really bears. They look like a huge, cuddly bear. They have four legs and a short, stubby tail. They also have a face that looks like a bear face. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Bats: Fliers of the Night: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
What animal sees with its ears and flies with its hands? Bats do. They also do many other strange things. Bats don’t see very well with their eyes. Instead, they “see” with their ears. They use sonar to find their way, and to find things in the dark. Find out: What is sonar? How many clicks will a bat send out each second? Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Elephants: The Kings of the Land: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants
Elephants are the largest animal that lives on land. They are HUGE! A male elephant can stand 12 feet (3.75 metres) tall at the shoulders. It can weigh up to 26,000 pounds (12,000 kg). That means one elephant can weigh as much as 13 small trucks! Elephants have four very strong legs. Their legs are like posts. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Badgers: Ready For a Fight: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
A badger is an animal. It looks like a cross between a skunk and a dog. They have a long nose. They use it to stick into holes they have dug. This lets them reach the insects they find underground. Badgers have a funny looking face. It is mostly black, but has white stripes. That helps them to hide in the nighttime shadows. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
The Extraordinary Emu: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
The emu is Australia’s biggest native bird. It is the second biggest bird in the world. The biggest is the ostrich. The emu belongs to the family known as ratites. Ratites are birds that don’t fly and have small wings and flat breastbones. Even though emus can’t fly they can run very fast. They run up to 31 miles per hour (50 kilometres per hour). Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Elephant Seals: Mountains of Blubber: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
Elephant seals are huge animals that live part of their life on land. When I say they are huge, I mean huge. The male elephant seal can grow to be up to 16 feet (4.9 metres) long. They can weigh 6,600 pounds (3000 kilograms)! An average car weighs about 3,000 pounds (1360 kilograms). That means a male elephant seal can weigh more than two cars! That is big! Educational Versions have CCSS activitie
The Amazing Echidna: Puggles in Pouches: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Echidnas are animals that have spiny hairs all over their body. This makes them look like a hedgehog or a porcupine. Echidnas are also covered in fur. Depending on where they live, some are furrier than others. They can vary in color from very light brown to red-brown and right through to black. Did you know the spines are really hairs? They are just very large and strong hairs Has CCSS activitie
Kangaroos: Australian Hoppers: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Kangaroos
The kangaroo is a marsupial. A marsupial is an animal that lives in its mother’s pouch after being born. Kangaroos are often called roos for short. The kangaroo has two large back feet. It uses these feet to hop or jump around. The kangaroo also has two smaller front feet. It uses these feet much like we use our hands and arms. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Komodo Dragons: The Biggest Lizard in the World: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
The Komodo dragon is the biggest lizard in the world. In fact, a Komodo dragon can grow to be 10 feet (3 metres) long. If a full-grown man laid down next to a Komodo dragon, the dragon would be a lot bigger than the man! The Komodo dragon can weigh up to 360 pounds (163 kilograms). That is as much as two average men weigh! Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Armadillos: Animals That Wear Armor: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
How would you like to live your life in a suit of armor? That is what an armadillo does. An armadillo is an animal that is covered in armor. It has bony plates around its body to protect it. The plates are hard, like a turtle's shell. The armadillo looks a bit like an anteater. That’s because it is a cousin of the anteater. Armadillos have very long noses. Educational Versions have CCSS activities
Giraffes: Long-Necked Wonders: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Giraffes
The giraffe is that tallest animal alive today. A male giraffe can be over 18 feet (5.5 metres) tall. That's taller than a two-story house! Giraffes look a bit like a horse with a stretched out neck and stretched out legs. They have long skinny legs and a very long neck. Their front legs are longer than their back legs. That is why their backs slope down toward their rump. Has CCSS activities.
Beavers: Gnawers of the Northern Woods: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
How would you like to eat part of your house for food during the winter? Well that's just what some beavers do. Beavers are animals that live in the water. They spend most of their time there, even though they are mammals. That means they breathe air, so part of the time they are also on land. Beavers live in the water because it is safer for them. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Sea Dragons: Animals in Disguise: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
Sea dragons are among the weirdest animals in the sea. They look like sea plants with a snout. They have a long nose at the front of their head, but that is the only part that looks like an animal. Their body is round and lumpy, and sticking out from everywhere are growths. These growths make the sea dragon look like it is covered with leaves or twigs. Find out more. Has CCSS activities.
Sea Stars: Stars of the Sea: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
Sea stars are strange animals. They crawl along the sea floor on their spiny arms. Sea stars used to be called starfish. But they are not fish. That is why their name has now been changed to sea stars. A lot of people think sea stars only have five arms. Lots of them do. But they can have as few as four arms and as many as 18. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Barnacles: Hated Squatters of the Sea: Educational
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
A barnacle is an animal that lives in the sea. Many people don't think of a barnacle as an animal. That's because they never see it. The animal is hidden inside a shell. A barnacle has a round body. It also has six pairs of legs. That's twelve legs! But it doesn't use its legs for walking. It uses them to eat with. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Reindeer: Nomads of the North: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Deer, Moose & Caribou
A reindeer is a fur covered animal. Reindeer look like the animals that are said to pull Santa’s sleigh, but they don’t have shiny noses, and they can’t fly! Reindeer are often called caribou. In some parts of the world they are called reindeer. In other parts they are called caribou. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Wolves: Howlers of the Night: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Wolves & Coyotes
A wolf is an animal that looks a lot like a dog, but wolves are wild. You can't make friends with them like you can a dog. Wild wolves also don't make very good pets. They are usually afraid of people and will hide from them or will attack them. How much do you know about wolves? Find out: What a wolf mother feeds her babies? How fast a wolf can run? Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Tigers: The Lion With Stripes: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc.
Tigers are members of the cat family. They are the biggest cats still alive today. The saber-toothed tiger used to be bigger, but there are no more saber-toothed cats around. How much do you know about these cats? Find out: What a tiger uses his tail for? What is a liger or a tigon? How often do tigers catch the animals they chase? How much a tiger eats at one time? Has CCSS activities.
Sea Otters: Clowns of the Sea: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
Sea otters are mammals that live in the sea. They have very cute faces. Their faces start out dark when the sea otter is a baby. The older a sea otter gets, the lighter its face gets. What else do you know about Sea Otters? Find out: What is a sea otter’s junk food? How many hairs a sea otter has? Why they roll over in the water? Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Roadrunners: Birds that Like to Run: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
Beep-beep. It's a roadrunner. Or is it? Do roadrunners really go beep-beep? Can they really outrun a coyote? What is strange about a roadrunner’s feet? Can roadrunners fly? How fast can a roadrunner run? Learn what a roadrunner looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts. Educational Versions have CCSS activities. Ages 6 to 8.