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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.
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 #2: A Set Of Seven 15-Minute Books
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
BUY SETS AND SAVE! 7 BOOKS FOR THE PRICE OF 5. This is a set of 7 of our popular 15-Minute Books. It contains the full text from the individual books: "Sharks: Chompers of the Sea", "Sea Otters: Clowns of the Sea", "Frogfish: The Weirdest Fish in the Sea", "Whales: Giants of the Deep", "Barnacles: Hated Squatters of the Sea", "Sea Stars: Stars of the Sea", "Elephant Seals: Mountains of Blubber".
Badgers: Ready For A Fight
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
A badger is an animal. It looks like a cross between a skunk and a dog. It has a long nose. They use it to stick into holes they have dug. This lets them reach the insects they find underground. Badgers have a funny looking face. It is mostly black, but has white stripes. That helps them to hide in the nighttime shadows. Learn more about this amazing animal and learn the answers to these questions
Sea Creatures Book 1: A Set of Seven 15-Minute Books
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Animals. 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.
Elephant Seals: Mountains of Blubber
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Elephant seals are huge animals that live part of their life on land. When I say they are huge, I mean huge. The male elephant seal can grow to be up to 16 feet (4.9 metres) long. They can weigh 6,600 pounds (3000 kilograms)! An average car weighs about 3,000 pounds (1360 kilograms). That means a male elephant seal can weigh more than two cars! That is big! Find out more about elephant seals!
Komodo Dragons: The Biggest Lizard in the World
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!
Armadillos: Animals That Wear Armor
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
How would you like to live your life in a suit of armor? That is what an armadillo does. An armadillo is covered in armor. It has bony plates around its body to protect it. The plates are hard, like a turtle's shell. The armadillo looks a bit like an anteater. They have a long nose that they use to sniff for food. Find out more about the armadillo in this fun, favt-filled book.
Giraffes: Long-Necked Wonders
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!
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!
Beavers: Gnawers of the Northern Woods
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
How would you like to eat part of your house for food during the winter? Well that's just what beavers do. Beavers are animals that live in the water. They spend most of their time there, even though they are mammals. That means they breathe air, so part of the time they are also on land. Beavers live in the water because it is safer for them. They can't run very fast, but they swim great.
Barnacles: Hated Squatters of the Sea
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
A barnacle is an animal that lives in the sea. Many people don't think of a barnacle as an animal. That's because they never see it. The animal is hidden inside a shell. A barnacle has a round body. It also has six pairs of legs. That's twelve legs! But it doesn't use its legs for walking. It uses them to eat with. Barnacles actually live upside down! Their heads are at the bottom and their legs!
Sea Stars: Stars of the Sea
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Sea stars are strange animals. They crawl along the sea floor on their spiny arms. Sea stars used to be called starfish. But they are not fish. That is why their name has now been changed to sea stars. A lot of people think sea stars only have five arms. Lots of them do. But they can have as few as four arms and as many as 18. Find out more about these strange sea creatures in this fun book.
Sea Dragons: Animals in Disguise
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Sea dragons are very strange sea animals. They look like sea plants with a snout. They have a long nose at the front of their head. But that is about the only part that looks like an animal. Their body is round and lumpy, and sticking out from everywhere are growths. These growths make the sea dragon look like it is covered with leaves or twigs. Find out more about this strange plant-like animal.
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.
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
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
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!
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.