"The life cycle of the monarch butterfly begins when it is a tiny egg clinging to a leaf. In time, it goes through a transformation called metamorphosis to become a butterfly, and in the fall, it can migrate almost 100 miles each day. In this book, follow the story of one monarch butterfly and elarn about what it eats, how it grows, and more."--Dust jacket flap.
Using her acclaimed combination of clear text and detailed illustrations, Gail Gibbons explains how tornadoes form, the scale used for classifying them, where they most commonly appear, and what to do in case one should be near you.
Simple text and illustrations introduce learning readers to the importance of all species of bats to the world's ecosystems. Explores unique different species of bats, from the one-fourteenth-of-an-ounce hog-nosed bat to the large flying fox with a five-foot wingspan. Discusses these bats' abilities and how they fit into the natural world.
"Alligators and crocodiles are the world's largest reptiles and the closest living relatives of dinosaurs. Here is information about their different physical characteristics, and how they live, mate, and raise their young. Crocodilians have been around for millions of years and are now endangered."--Amazon.com.