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Wolves: Howlers of the Night
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Wolves & Coyotes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
A wolf is an animal that looks a lot like a dog, but wolves are wild. You can't make friends with them like you can a dog. Wild wolves also don't make very good pets. They are usually afraid of people and will hide from them or will attack them. Learn about wolves, including what a wolf looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts. Ages 6 to 10
Turtles: Shelled Creatures of Land and Sea
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
How does a turtle warm up? How long can a turtle hibernate? Do turtles have teeth? How many eggs can a sea turtle lay in a year? How long can a turtle hole its breath underwater? What happens to a box turtle if he eats too many strawberries? Learn the answers to these questions, and more. Find out what a turtle looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born and more.
Cougars: Lions of the Mountains
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
What is the difference between a cougar, a puma, and a mountain lion? How high can a cougar jump to reach a tree limb? Do cougars live alone or in groups? Do cougars catch most of what they chase? What will a cougar do if it sees a dog? Learn the answers to these questions, and more. Find out what a cougar looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and more.
My Fun Rhyming Alphabet (Learning for Kids)
Series: Read it books for Children. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Concepts / Alphabet, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
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Learn A through Z with rhyme. This is a great way for your child to learn the alphabet now. Each letter of the alphabet has a picture and a rhyme making it memorable and fun. Buy it now for your child.
Turkeys: Gobblers of the Americas
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
You have seen them on your thanksgiving table, but what do you know about turkeys? Turkeys might surprise you, especially the wild ones. Let me tell you about them. There are two main kinds of turkeys, wild turkeys and tame turkeys. There are many differences between the two kinds of turkeys. Learn about this amazing bird in this short, fact-filled book.
Tigers: The Lion With Stripes
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Tigers are the biggest cats still alive today. How much do you know about these majestic animals? Do you know: What a tiger uses his tail for? What is a liger or a tigon? How often do tigers catch the animals they chase? How much a tiger eats at one time? Learn what a tiger looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts. Ages 6-10
Kangaroos: Australian Hoppers
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Kangaroos, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
The kangaroo is a marsupial. A marsupial is an animal that lives in its mother’s pouch after being born. Kangaroos are often called roos for short. The kangaroo has two large back feet. It uses these feet to hop or jump around. The kangaroo also has two smaller front feet. It uses these feet much like we use our hands and arms. Learn more about this amazing animal in this fun, fact-filled book.
Elephants: The Kings of the Land
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Elephants are the largest animal that lives on land. They are HUGE! A male elephant can stand 12 feet (3.75 metres) tall at the shoulders. It can weigh up to 26,000 pounds (12,000 kg). That means one elephant can weigh as much as 13 small trucks! Elephants have four very strong legs. Their legs are like posts. Find out more about these huge animals in this 15-minute book!
Horses: Tame and Wild
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Horses, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
There are many different kinds of horses in the world. Some are short. Some are huge. Some come in one color, and some come in many colors. But they are all beautiful. All horses have long, thin legs and a big round body. They have a long, curved neck and a big head with large eyes. Read this book to find out what a horse is, what it eats, where it lives, who are its enemies, how babies are born.
Roadrunners: Birds That Like To Run
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Beep-beep. It's a roadrunner. Or is it? Do roadrunners really go beep-beep? Can they really outrun a coyote? What is strange about a roadrunner’s feet? Can roadrunners fly? How fast can a roadrunner run? Let’s find out! Learn what a roadrunner looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts. Ages 6 to 10.
Giant Pandas: Cuddly Bamboo Lovers
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Giant pandas are animals that live in China. For many years, people couldn't decide if a panda was part of the bear family or part of the raccoon family. Now they know that they are really bears. They look like a huge, cuddly bear. They have four legs and a short, stubby tail. Find out what a panda is, where it lives, what it eats, who are its enemies, and how babies are raised. For ages 7 to 10.
Bats: Fliers of the Night
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Nocturnal, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
What animal sees with its ears and flies with its hands? Bats do. They also do many other strange things. Bats don’t see very well with their eyes. Instead, they “see” with their ears. Use sonar to find their way, and to find things in the dark. Find out more about this amazing animal in this 15-minute book? Our 15-Minute Books give children fun choices for practicing reading 15 minutes per day.
Alligators: Floating Logs of the Swamp
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
An alligator is an animal that looks a lot like a huge lizard. Alligators have thick, hard skin across the entire top of their body. This skin is greenish brown in color. It is covered with bony plates called scutes. These scutes help protect the alligator just like a turtle's shell protects the turtle. The skin on an alligator's belly is much softer and thinner. Find out more about the alligator!
Reindeer: Nomads of the North
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Deer, Moose & Caribou, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
A reindeer is a fur covered animal. Reindeer look like the animals that are said to pull Santa’s sleigh, but they don’t have shiny noses, and they can’t fly! Reindeer are often called caribou. In some parts of the world they are called reindeer. In other parts they are called caribou. Find out more about the reindeer in this fun book!
Sea Otters: Clowns of the Sea
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Sea otters are mammals that live in the sea. Sea otters have very cute faces. Their faces start out dark when the sea otter is a baby. The older a sea otter gets, the lighter its face gets. What else do you know about Sea Otters? Do you know: What is a sea otter’s junk food? How many hairs a sea otter has? Why sea otters always roll over in the water? Learn these things, and more!
Giraffes: Long-Necked Wonders
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Giraffes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Giraffes are the tallest animal alive today. A male giraffe can grow to be over 18 feet (5.5 m.) tall. That's taller than a two-story house! Giraffes look like a horse with a stretched out neck and stretched out legs. They have long skinny legs and a very long neck. Their front legs are longer than their back legs. That is why their backs slope down toward their rump. Find out more in this book!
The Extraordinary Emu
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
The emu is Australia’s biggest native bird. It is the second biggest bird in the world. The biggest is the ostrich. The emu belongs to the family known as ratites. Ratites are birds that don’t fly and have small wings and flat breastbones. Even though emus can’t fly they can run very fast. They run up to 31 miles per hour (50 kilometres per hour). Find out more about this extraordinary animal!
Sea Creatures Book 1: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
BUY SETS AND SAVE! This is a set of 7 of our popular 15-Minute Books. It contains the full text and pictures from the individual books: "Dolphins: Playmates of the Sea", "Clown Fish: Friends of the Stinging Anemone", "Jellyfish: Boogers of the Sea", "Octopuses: Eight-Armed Wonders", "Rays and Skates: Pancakes of the Sea", "Sea Horses: Tiny Horses of the Sea", "Sea Dragons: Animals in Disguise"
Do You Want To Work on a Race Car Pit Crew?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Careers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Have you ever though about working on a race car? Maybe you want to be a member of the pit crew? Being part of the pit crew can be fun. You get to be a part of the race. You get to work on race cars. You also get to see the race from the middle of the track. It can be fun and exciting, but being on the pit crew is also hard work. Find out what it is really like to work on a race car pit crew.
Komodo Dragons: The Biggest Lizard in the World
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
The Komodo dragon is the biggest lizard in the world. In fact, a Komodo dragon can grow to be 10 feet (3 metres) long. If a full-grown man laid down next to a Komodo dragon, the dragon would be a lot bigger than the man! The Komodo dragon can weigh up to 360 pounds (163 kilograms). That is as much as two average men weigh! Find out more about thses strange and wonderful animals in this book!