Tarantulas

Packed with less of a punch than a tiny honeybee, tarantula bites are merely harmless to humans. Their large, fuzzy bodies and legs send some squirming, but these bugs are...

Baby Monkeys Blastoff! Readers: Level 1

Monkey babies are clingy children, hanging on to mom or dad for dear life. Some infants hug dad's belly. Others ride on mom's back. After you make your way through this book, you...

Giraffes

Giraffes are the tallest land mammals on Earth! They're tall enough to reach the leaves of trees, which they eat with their 20-inch tongues. In this book, children will learn how...

Toads

Toads are masters of self-defense. When they face predators, they have several survival strategies. They can ooze poison, puff up their bodies, or play dead! This book introduces...

Koalas

The koala is a symbol of Australia. This marsupial is known for chewing on leaves from the country's eucalyptus trees and for carrying its young in a pouch. Expect facts about...

Roanoke: The Lost Colony

The word Croatoan carved onto a post and the letters “CRO” scratched onto a tree. What do these two clues reveal about Roanoke’s missing English colonists? Interested...

Hissing Cockroaches

Hailing from the island of Madagascar, these bugs are unique. Complete with horns for courting and holes for hissing, the roaches are sure to creep you out. Thankfully, hissing...

Chameleons

Different chameleon species show an array of colors and patterns depending on their mood or environmental factors like temperature and light. These remarkable reptiles can also...

Armadillos

A shell of bony plates covers an armadillo's body. This dense “body armor” protects the animal, but it also makes swimming difficult. To avoid sinking in water, an armadillo...

Bats

When nighttime comes, bats fly out of trees, caves, and barns to begin their hunt. Some make high-pitched calls, and then they wait and listen. Echoes will lead them to their...

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