There are many reasons why bears are among the most popular exhibits in zoos. These powerful mammals can seem simultaneously adorable and dangerous. This fact-filled volume offers much more knowledge than a bear lover could find in a zoo. Besides valuable scientific information about the eight species of bears remaining in the world, their habitats, life cycles, diet, and more, readers will also find out about species that are now extinct such as Arctodus, a towering bear that measured over 10 feet (3 m) in height! Colorful photographs, illustrations, and diagrams supplement this impressive collection of bear facts.
Pandas are irresistible and people think they know a lot about them. But only the true panda expert knows: -The age of a panda can be determined by measuring the distance between its nipples -In Egyptian hieroglyphics, the panda symbol means "notwithstanding" -Prince's song "Purple Rain" was inspired by the mixed emotions he feels about pandas Smart, funny, and chock-full of panda pictures, 100 Facts About Pandas will astonish and entertain both animal lovers and everyone who laughed their way through The Book of Bunny Suicides and F U, Penguin.
Giant pandas are one of the most loved of all animals. Here are some fun facts you may not have known about giant pandas. Is a giant panda an herbivore or a carnivore? Do giant pandas hibernate like other bears? What do a giant panda’s pupils look like? Which has more fingers; a giant panda or a human? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this 15-Minute Book. Giant pandas look like cute, cuddly creatures from the Far East. How much do you know about them? LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.
Did you know it rains diamonds on the planet Uranus. Did you know mosquitoes don't just bite you and suck your blood, they urinate on you before flying off. Did you know the reason lego heads have holes in them is so … ... air can pass through them if a child ever swallows one. In these 1144 facts you're going to learn more than you learnt from all your high school teachers combined. It's full of interesting information that you can whip out in any conversation. You'll never be lost for words and always have the perfect ice breaker. You're going to learn more about the world you live in & some of the topics include: -Science -Economics -Human Anatomy -Space -Animal Species -Many, Many More! What're you waiting for? Knowledge is power! Come on in and we'll delve into the interesting and fascinating facts about the world around us. Scroll up and click the 'add to cart' button now!
A Parent-Approved, Fun Read for Kids What could be more fun than seeing kids laugh and have their curiosities piqued while they learn a thing or two about God's Word along the way? Every page of this book is sure to tease their brains and tickle their funny bones. Troy Schmidt has been writing for kids for 30 years. He's written children's Bible-based storybooks for the "Their Side of the Story" collection and worked as a creative consultant for children's television programs. This book is guaranteed to entertain children for hours with chapters like "He Stands at the Door and Knock Knocks," "Matches Made in Heaven," and "Are You Smarter Than King Solomon?" A great gift for kids to share with their friends, and moms and dads might even find themselves laughing and learning too!
From theme parks to ballparks, the quirky to the educational, Miami to Tallahassee -- every city and county in Florida are covered in this newly expanded edition: What's responsible for more than 2,800 holes in Palm Beach County? Which came first, St. Augustine or Plymouth Rock? What's Osceola County's biggest city that technically isn't a city at all? Where in Florida can you participate in the King Mango Strut? What Oscar-winning actress hails from the small town of Bascom, Florida? What's bigger, Walt Disney World or New York's Manhattan Island? It's everything you need to know about Florida -- and more!
Strategies for encouraging lower ability students to discuss themes and teaching points are given in starter and plenary suggestions in the Teacher's Guide. Extra emphasis is given on helping lower ability students with writing assignments. Comprehensive coverage of the Framework objectives and strategies. Offers suggestions for delivery of activities from all 36 sections in the two student books, including Speaking and Listening, and Drama.
All baseball enthusiasts want to see their team win the World Series in their lifetime. But being a fan is about more than watching your team win it all. This series will help baseball lovers get the most out of being a fan. It takes years of franchise history and distills it to the absolute best and most compelling, identifying in an informative, lively, and illuminating way the personalities, events, and facts every fan should know without hesitation. Numbers, nicknames, memorable moments, singular achievements, and signature plays all highlight the list of 100. 100 Things also includes things baseball fans should see and do before they join their heroes at the Pearly Gates. This book contains numerous tips and suggestions for enjoying a team on a different, more involved, level.
Bestselling author John Davidson presents "Polar Bears For Kids". Beautiful Pictures and easy reading format will help children fall in love with Polar Bears. This is one of over 20 books in the Amazing Animal Books for Young Readers Series. The series is known as one of the most beautiful on the kindle. The pictures look great even in black and white and are excellent on the full color kindle. Lots of facts and photos will help your children learn about this wonderful animal. Children are given a well-rounded understanding of this beautiful mammal: its anatomy, feeding habits and behavior. *** You and your kids will love learning about Polar Bears*** Table of Contents Introduction 1. About Polar Bears 2. Polar Bears 3. What Polar Bears Do 4. How Polar Bears Communicate 5. Baby Polar Bears 6. Polar Bear Facts 7. Where to Polar Bears Live 8. Arctic Polar Bears 9. Why are Polar Bears Endangered 10. What Polar Eat 11. Habitat of Polar Bears 12. Other Names for Polar Bears 13. Pictures of Polar Bears Introduction Have you ever wondered about the world of the polar bears? Wondered about things like where do they live, or what do they eat? Did you know that polar bears communicate with each other? You may have seen pictures of polar bears many times, but what do you really know about them? Are polar bears really white? There are so many interesting things to learn about these powerful bears! About Polar Bears When polar bears live outdoors in the wild, they can live to be about 15 to 18 years old. However, there have been some bears recorded to have been as old as 31 or 32 years old. Polar Bears that live in captivity (not living in the wild) can many times live to be between 35 – 39 years old. In fact, there was a female polar bear that lived to the age of 42 in a Canadian zoo! Polar bears are very smart. In fact, a research scientist claimed that polar bears are every bit as smart as apes. A hungry polar bear was observed smashing open blocks of ice to get to the fish that were frozen inside. These bear can be playful as well. Some bears were observed stacked up plastic pipes, just to knock them all down again. To help the polar bear survive in the Arctic, they need to rely on their senses. They have very good hearing and eyesight, as well as a good sense of smell. Their teeth are very sharp and spaced far apart. This helps them when they eat, and to hold onto their prey.