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Antifreeze, Leaf Costumes, and Other Fabulous Fish Adaptations

Antifreeze, Leaf Costumes, and Other Fabulous Fish Adaptations

When might a fancy leaf costume be useful for a fish? And how do fish in Antarctica keep from freezing? In Antifreeze, Leaf Costumes, and Other Fabulous Fish Adaptations, children ages 5 to 9 discover some of the amazing adaptations in the world of fish! Explore underwater habitats and discover ways fish have evolved to avoid...

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Spit Nests, Puke Power, and Other Brilliant Bird Adaptations

Spit Nests, Puke Power, and Other Brilliant Bird Adaptations

Not all birds build nests with sticks and have good manners.  Some construct nests with their own saliva, while others use vomit as a defense! Sound strange? In Spit Nests, Puke Power, and Other Brilliant Bird Adaptations, curious kids ages 5 to 9 discover many of the unique adaptations of birds. Stories of these brilliant adaptations cultivate...

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Sunscreen, Frogsicles, and Other Amazing Amphibian Adaptations

Sunscreen, Frogsicles, and Other Amazing Amphibian Adaptations

How do sunscreen and mucus help amphibians survive? In Sunscreen, Frogsicles, and Other Amazing Amphibian Adaptations, kids ages 5 to 9 discover how one frog gets sunscreen to protect itself through the dry season and how another uses its own mucus to create a cocoon. Amphibians spend part of their time on land and part in...

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Water-Walking, Sidewinding, and Other Remarkable Reptile Adaptations

Water-Walking, Sidewinding, and Other Remarkable Reptile Adaptations

A lizard that walks on water? A snake that slithers sideways? These are animal adaptations! In Water-Walking, Sidewinding, and Other Remarkable Reptile Adaptations, children ages 5 to 9 learn how and why the green basilisk lizard runs on the water’s surface, along with the very good reasons sidewinder snakes move the way they do. Explore these...

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