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Fearless adventurers, set sail on a fascinating voyage down the worlds most extraordinary rivers!Discover over 100 of the worlds most incredible rivers in this fascinating title by Julie Vosburgh Agnone and illustrated by Blue Peter prize-winner Kerry Hyndman. Amazing Rivers takes readers of a tour of the worlds waterways, revealing the animals that call them home, the societies that rely on them and the environmental issues threatening them along the way.Learn about incredible wildlife, from brown bears catching salmon that swim upstream to anacondas large enough to eat a pig. Explore astounding natural wonders, from a boiling river so hot you can cook an egg in it to a multicoloured river that flows like a liquid rainbow. And discover awesome river traditions, from ritual baths to rubber duck racing to barefoot waterskiing!A fact-filled celebration of some of the most AMAZING rivers on EARTH!
Beginning with a tiny trickle high in the mountains, smaller streams join until they form the worlds largest river. Crossing a continent, it winds through lush rainforests until it meets the ocean. From piranhas to the giant anaconda, this mighty waterway is home to the worlds most incredible ecosystem.Welcome to the Amazon River.This stunning illustrated guide to the world's most famous river and its surrounding rainforest is packed with incredible facts about the region's wildlife, people, geography, and history.
What can the animals play before the zoo opens? Maisie knows - they'll have a beauty contest. But how will each animal persuade her that they should win? And which one will she choose? A fun rhyming story with beautiful illustrations by Vicky Fieldhouse. Each sale of this book supports the work of the World Land Trust, which strives to maintain safe habitats for animals in the wild.
This book contains.............. Some insects that sting and some others that bite; A spider, who gives flies a terrible fright; Some creatures with wings, that like flying around and others that scurry about on the ground; A beetle who loves eating elephant poo; If that sounds appealing, this book is for you! Crazy Creepy Crawlies is a collection of humorous poems by author Kevin Price, with illustrations supplied by Robin Carter (Horrible Histories/Horrible Science). A share of the proceeds from sales of this book is donated to World Land Trust, helping to protect wildlife habitats around the world.
It's animal feeding time at the zoo and today Maisie has a special treat - she is taking the food cart around the zoo to find out what the animals like to eat. Do lions like cabbages? Do monkeys like meat? Find out with Maisie in this fun, rhyming story. A share of the proceeds from sales of this book will be donated to the conservation charity, World Land Trust.
Six stories from the popular Phonics Readers series come together in this colourful and engaging collection. Alongside the title character, there's a hyena ballerina, a spider in a glider, and a seal at the wheel. Not to mention a cheeky chimp with a limp and an ape planning a great escape, all topped off by a series of fun puzzles.
From the moment a little naked cub wanders into the lair of Father Wolf and Mother Wolf to the moment when the master of the jungle returns to his own people, Mowgli's adventures comprise a fable of human life. Along with these stories are other animal tales. This is a magnificent new edition of the best-loved story featuring over 80 beautiful illustrations by award-winning Australian illustrator Robert Ingpen. Simply and beautifully written, The Jungle Book remains a classic work of children's literature. The story of Mowgli, the man-cub who is brought up by wolves in the jungles of India is one of the greatest literary myths ever created. A rich and complex fable of animal and human life, Kipling's enduring classic dazzles the imagination with its astonishing descriptive powers and lively sense of adventure.
Learn about animals and where they live with Hidden World.Filled with bite-sized facts, multiple flaps and sumptuous illustrations, this title is perfect for introducing young children to the worlds of the animal kingdom.
This brilliantly colourful puzzle book is teeming with animals to spot and talk about. Find kittens in mittens, spot a hurrying hippo, look for a giraffe wearing boots and lots more. Each page is packed with talk-about and counting opportunities, and all the answers are at the back of the book if you get stuck.
There are living things everywhere: the more we look, the more we find. There are creatures on the tops of the tallest jungle trees, at the bottom of the coldest oceans, even under the feathers of birds and in boiling volcanic pools. So how many different kinds are there? One, two, three ... lots! From the award-winning team behind Tiny: The Invisible World of Microbes comes Lots, a beautifully illustrated introduction to the concept of biodiversity for younger readers. With words from Nicola Davies and exquisite artwork by Emily Sutton, this groundbreaking book is certain to enchant and inspire children.
'Anteater has a spectacular nose. My Dad says it looks like a fireman's hose'. Bertie the Zookeeper and his daughter Maisie explore the alphabet and animals in their inimitable rhyming way.
I am Chameleon. I do as I please. I can play tricks and nobody sees . . . Spot the invisible chameleon in this irreverent rhyming romp!
So Gorilla is grumpy and she does't know why. From throwing enormous tantrums, to being rude to other animals, this entertaining rhyming tale takes us deep into the jungle to see what eventually brings her out of her topsy turvy mood!
Hidden under shady leaves, a tiny gorillas face peeps out silent and alone. But out in the world, friendship awaits. And there is joy to be found . . . together. A tender story about finding a way through sadness and the importance of compassion and connection in a challenging world.
Across the world, on land and sea, Are creatures living wild and free.And each one has a precious home A habitat, as it is known. A stunning exploration of the worlds animal habitats and the importance of saving these wilds from destruction.
Hot, wet rainforest. What is hidden below your green roof? A steamy shadow-land Of strangle-vines, scrambling for a shaft of light, Lush leaves searching for a glimmer in the gloom... Discover thirteen incredible habitats, from the crystal kingdom Arctic to the dusty savannah and the black-as-space deep sea, in this beautiful tribute to the last wildernesses of our world. Poetic texts bring the habitats to life, while factual information at the back details the danger facing these incredible places.
Take a walk on the weird side as Lonely Planet Kids reveals 100 of the world's strangest animals. From glass frogs and mole lizards to umbrella birds and fishing spiders, discover crazy creatures and rare species you've never heard of before from all corners of the globe!Meet the egg-eating snake and satanic leaf-tailed gecko from Africa; the chinstrap penguin and narwhal from the Arctic Circle; the Bornean bearded pig and snub-nosed monkey from Asia; the frilled dragon and superb bird-of-paradise from Australia; the hoopoe and Etruscan shrew from Europe; the ghost-faced bat and magnificent frigatebird from North America; the Brazilian horned frog and red-lipped batfish from South America; and lots more!You'll then plunge into the dark depths of the oceans to meet fish and deep sea marine life, like the hairy frogfish, immortal jellyfish, crown-of-thorns starfish and the mimic octopus.Who will you crown the world's wackiest?
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