Hungry Plants

Author: Mary Batten
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307531228
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book offers readers a bug’s-eye view into the strange and fascinating world of carnivorous plants. From the “jaws” of the Venus flytrap to the pretty sundew plant whose delicate tentacles entrap its prey, the unique anatomy and behaviors of meat-eating plants are detailed with clear, engaging text and art. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Hungry Plants

Author: Mary Batten
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780375825330
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Describes the structure and behavior of various carnivorous plants, including the Venus flytrap, sundew, pitcher plant, and bladderwort.

Discovery in the Cave

Author: Mark Dubowski
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 030777158X
Format: PDF, ePub
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This amazing true adventure story about the discovery of the Lascaux Cave will have young readers feeling that they've discovered something pretty special, too! In 1940, four teenage boys and a dog dropped themselves into a hole in the forest floor. Using a flaming grease gun as a torch, they ventured deep underground, eventually coming to a huge cave, the walls of which were covered with life-size paintings of animals. Whole herds of horses! Deer with horns as big as tree branches! Giant bison! The boys were amazed by their discovery. They'd stumbled upon the world's finest examples of prehistoric painting! Perfect for classroom use, this Step 4 Step into Reading book is realistically illustrated by award-winning artist Bryn Barnard. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares

Author: Frank Murphy
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0385374615
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A funny, entertaining introduction to Ben Franklin and his many inventions, including the story of how he created the "magic square." A magic square is a box of nine numbers arranged so that any line of three numbers adds up to the same number, including on the diagonal! Teachers and kids will love finding out about this popular teaching tool that is still used in elementary schools today!

V is for Venus Flytrap

Author: Eugene Gagliano
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
ISBN: 1627531653
Format: PDF, Docs
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Why do onions make us cry? What popular nut really isn't a nut at all? And what makes a forest a rainforest? The answers to these questions and many other fascinating facts can be found in V is for Venus Flytrap: A Plant Alphabet. Mankind's dependence upon the plant kingdom goes far beyond the food on our table and the air that we breathe. Plants have also provided shelter and led to important advances in medicine and science. Using the alphabet, horticulturalist Eugene Gagliano covers a wide range of topics including exotic species and their locations; plants' role in a healthy lifestyle; food crops and the world economy; and the importance of conservation and environmental stewardship in our world today. After reading V is for Venus Flytrap, young readers will be eager to get their hands dirty and their thumbs green!Retired elementary schoolteacher Eugene Gagliano has had a green thumb since boyhood. He has an A.A.S. in Ornamental Horticulture and owned a greenhouse business for several years. The author of several books for children including C is for Cowboy: A Wyoming Alphabet and Four Wheels West: A Wyoming Number Book, Eugene lives in Buffalo, Wyoming. Elizabeth Traynor received her BFA in illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her work can be seen throughout the country, from book covers, newspapers, and magazines, to ads and packaging. She is a professor of illustration, passing her love and knowledge of the field on to the next generation of artists. Elizabeth lives in Natick, Massachusetts.

Monster Bugs

Author: Lucille Recht Penner
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0553512552
Format: PDF, Docs
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Best-selling simplifier of science Lucille Recht Penner unearths the truth about the water bug which sucks its victims' blood like a vampire, the assassin bug which turns its prey to mush with a special poison, and other barbaric bugs. This vividly illustrated collection of sensational but true bug facts is sure to set young readers' skin crawling!

Plants Bite Back

Author: Richard Platt
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 1409367428
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Learn about the lives of unusual flora with Plants Bite Back, this Level 3 DK Reader, now in ebook format. Help your child learn to read and encourage a life-long love of reading whilst learning about the fascinating plants from around the world that survive by attacking. The highly pictorial stories have lively illustrations and a rich vocabulary with challenging sentence structure - ideal for children who are just beginning to read alone. Plants Bite Back is perfect for reading aloud and you'll both love the playful images.

Plants That Eat Animals

Author: Allan Fowler
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 9780613546379
Format: PDF, ePub
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Describes a variety of carnivorous plants, including the Venus fly trap, sundew, pitcher plant, and bladderwort.

Soccer Sam

Author: Jean Marzollo
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 9781442008977
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Illus. in full color. In a perceptive tale of friendship and sports, Sam's visiting Mexican cousin overcomes the language barrier by teaching soccer to his new friends.

The Titanic Lost and Found

Author: Judy Donnelly
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307560678
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Titanic. Just the name evokes tales of the doomed ship that have captivated people of all ages for more than 100 years. Early readers will enjoy this exciting account of the world's most famous disaster-at-sea and the discovery of it's remains many years later. Step 4 books are perfect for independent readers who are confident with simple sentences and are just starting to tackle paragraphs. From the Trade Paperback edition.