There's nothing more fascinating than dinosaurs. In this Level 1 reader, youngsters learn all about the terrifying giants that once roamed the Earth—maybe even as close as their own backyard! They'll be wowed by new information and eye-popping illustrations from National Geographic, a trusted source of children's nonfiction content.
Within the last five years, more has been discovered about dinosaurs than ever before. By commissioning brand new digital images and talking to 'in the field' paleontologists, DINOSAURS is not only up-to-date, but stunning to look at. The book is ordered chronologically and gives the best, current information about which dinosaurs lived when, and what each was like. Details of the fossil record encourages budding paleontologists to think about why we know what we know, and make discoveries for themselves.
Developing readers hop into the world of amazing amphibians with FABULOUS FROGS. How do frogs' bodies work? How do frogs behave, and why are they so important to our global ecosystem? All of these questions and more will be answered for budding herpetologists. A companion digital book poses evidence-based questions through mapping and charting interactive features, videos, quizzes, vocabulary "slams," and "Serious-or-silly?" writing activities.
WHAT WAS THAT? That’s the roaring burp of a bullfrog! SEE THAT? That’s the slick, shiny skin of colorful little rainforest frogs! Alive with froggy facts, this book has the coolest photos to bring kids deep into the swampy world of our amphibian amigos.
The prehistoric world comes alive with dinosaurs small, big, giant, and gigantic, with stunning illustrations by Franco Tempesta — who illustrated National Geographic Kids The Ultimate Dinopedia. Bursting with fun facts and age appropriate information, each spread features a different dinosaur, along with simple text in big type that is perfect for little kids. Young dino fans will love the interactivity included in every chapter, and parents will appreciate tips to help carry readers’ experience beyond the page.
Meet different kinds of snakes! Find out where they live and what they do. Through engaging text features, such as the vocabulary tree and the wrap-up activity, kids will be introduced to vocabulary in concept groups — helping them make connections between words and expanding their understanding of the world.
Everyone's favorite science teacher is back as Ms. Frizzle takes her class on a journey into the Mesozoic Era. The Magic School Bus becomes a time machine, giving the students a first-hand look at many dinosaurs and the eras in which they lived. The text and illustrations are blended in this amazing fact and trivia-filled field trip to the past.
"The large, full-color photographs and illustrations that pepper every page of these books will catch the eye of browsers but it is the informative, easy-to-read texts that will hold their interest. Both titles (Amphibians and Reptiles) contain basic facts about the animals as a group and identify specific members." — School Library Journal
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