In the Wild The stellar team who brought us On the Farm present a companion book evoking creatures of the wild in simple, clever poems and vibrant woodcuts.From the lion standing alone on the African savannah to the panda in a bamboo forest, from the rhinoceros with its boot-like face to the Arctic polar bear disappearing in the snow, the earth is full of curious and wonderful animals, each more extraordinary than the next. David Elliott’s pithy, lyrical verse and Holly Meade’s stunning woodcut and watercolor illustrations reveal a world of remarkable beauty and wonder ' and offer an enticing introduction to both favorite animals and poetic forms.
First published in 1903, The Call of the Wild is regarded as Jack London's masterpiece. Based on London's experiences as a gold prospector in the Canadian wilderness and his ideas about nature and the struggle for existence, The Call of the Wild is a tale about unbreakable spirit and the fight for survival in the frozen Alaskan Klondike.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/1/2003Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
A contemporary and irresistible story from Patricia Reilly GiffLidie lives in Jales, Brazil, where she’s free to ride, to be a wild girl, and to dream of going to live with her father and older brother, Rafael, in New York City. Finally Lidie is 12—time to leave Brazil for New York.Meanwhile, a filly is born and begins her journey to a new home. As Lidie’s story unfolds, so does the filly’s.Lidie’s father runs a stable at a famous race track, and Rafael is training to be a jockey. As much as they want to make Lidie feel welcome, they still think of her as the little girl they left behind. They don’t even know what a strong rider she is, and that she’s determined to befriend and ride the wild filly her father has just bought: Wild Girl.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/11/2009Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34. . . Look carefully. Do you see the pattern? Each number above is the sum of the two numbers before it. Though most of us are unfamiliar with it, this numerical series, called the Fibonacci sequence, is part of a code that can be found everywhere in nature. Count the petals on a flower or the peas in a peapod. The numbers are all part of the Fibonacci sequence. In Wild Fibonacci, readers will discover this mysterious code in a special shape called an equiangular spiral. Why so special? It mysteriously appears in the natural world: a sundial shell curves to fit the spiral. So does a parrot's beak. . . a hawk's talon. . . a ram's horn. . . even our own human teeth! Joy Hulme provides a clear and accessible introduction to the Fibonacci sequence and its presence in the animal world.From the Hardcover edition.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/27/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
I haven't done anything with my life. . . . I need to do something . . . like Mom and Dad and Hank do all the time. And I need to do it now. Meet 12-year-old Kat'short for Katharine. She thinks she has two weeks to do something worthy of being adopted by her wonderful foster family. But cancer, medicine, and the older kids at Starlight Animal Rescue make it difficult for Kat to really help out around the farm. On top of that, she's just started junior high and has to work on a project with the most popular'and demanding'girl in her class. When Kat accepts the role of "cat shrink" for her classmates' pets, could her success . . . or failure . . . be more than she can handle? Starlight Animal Rescue: Where problem horses are trained and loved, where abandoned dogs become heroes, where stray cats become loyal companions. And where people with nowhere to fit in find a place to belong.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/14/2009Pages: 224Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Erik is preparing for his first-ever hunting trip when he learns that his parents are being deployed to Iraq. A few days later, Erik is shipped off to North Dakota to live with Big Darrell and Oma, grandparents he barely knows. When Erik rescues a dog that’s been stuck by a porcupine, Big Darrell says Erik can’t keep him. But Erik has already named her Quill and can’t bear to give her up. He decides to run away, taking the dog and a shotgun, certain that they can make it on their own out on the prairie. In this story of adventure and survival, Erik learns about the challenges and satisfactions of living off the land, the power of family secrets, and the pain of losing what you love.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/10/2011Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
From tiny bubble-popping goldfish toots to thunderously loud elephant gas, learn how to spot the funniest (and smelliest) farts in the animal kingdom! Hilarious tidbits identify the odor, range, frequency, and aftereffects of ten different types of gassy expulsions, while the attached battery-powered fart machine reproduces each emanation with astounding accuracy. This is pure, unbridled entertainment for the giggling child in all of us. Let 'er rip!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/25/2012Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Razor A Scooter Razor A Scooter has all the qualities of razor model A, but with cool graphics.Like riding bikes and skates, Razor A model is recommended for those on the move. Made with aircraft grade aluminum, this scooter is durable and strong. It's easy to fold and is good for storage or transport. Age: 5 years and up Features Made of aircraft-grade aluminum Patented mechanism Easy to fold and carry
It's a fascinating adventure with nature - this time in New Mexico! Budding naturalists Lucy, Benjamin, and Gabe are back and camping in the Gila National Forest in New Mexico! Readers can join the fun as these kids explore the diverse desert ecosystem. This is the third book in Jeff Corwin's young middlegrade fiction series, which shows kids that no matter where you live, you can have fun discovering the plants, animals, and natural life around you.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/10/2010Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
DuneCraft Cactus Gardens - Wild West Cactus Roundup The Wild West Cactus Roundup is a complete kit to grow over 25 different varieties of cacti in a unique planting corral. This unique offering is great for kids and a terrific alternative or supplement to electronic and digital toys. The Wild West Cactus Roundup comes with everything needed to grow cacti from seed easily and quickly. This educational kit includes 3 colorful wild west backgrounds, a multi-dimensional planter, and "Desert Stone," - cool looking decorative pebbles. The terra cotta planter has a multitude of planting tubes of differing heights and diameters extending from a contoured base. The patent-pending planter was designed specifically for growing cacti. An information booklet contains photos and specific information on each of the 20+ cacti varieties included in the kit, as well as detailed planting and care information. The custom designed planting pod presents all product contents in an attractive format.Recommended Ages:4 and up
Schylling Wild West Playset This Wild West Play Set includes multiple pieces to build your own frontier town. Building pieces look like logs. Other pieces include roofing, western figures and vehicles. It consists of 102 total pieces.
A nimble deer. An adorable sloth. A magnificent lion. Beautiful and fascinating creatures from around the world come to life in WILD ANIMALS. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/2014Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
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