Did you know that dinosaurs could have been splashing around in the water you drank today? That’s because all the water on Earth has been here forever. And it is always on the move! Water can be a liquid, a solid or a gas. Besides forming oceans and rivers, water can be found in the air, in the clouds, in rain and in snow. These changes are all part of the water cycle. Discover all this and more in this beautiful book!
What makes up a plant? Get an up close look at the bits and pieces of plant parts, from the tip of the root to the edge of a leaf, and everything in between. This book also offers answers on why plants are the way they are, whether it’s color, shape, size, or scent.
This unique book describes what the author, Maxwell Newhouse, calls a "powerful horsey ballet: the RCMP Musical Ride, Canada's symbol and Canada's pride.
" What follows is the history of the Ride which was first performed in Saskatchewan in 1887. The idea of performing was simply an extension of drills and lance work that the RCMP did on horseback regularly. The reader learns about the horses who perform in the Ride, their training, about the riders who ride and care for them, the stars (which include Lucky II who became a national celebrity), and a description of what the Ride itself is like.
From baseball to fireworks, delis to a real live castle, the city of Toronto is full of surprises and delights. Artist Allan Moak explores the city he loves, recording the sights that appeal to children and to the child in him. In this lively book, children crawl through the Henry Moore sculpture in front of the art gallery, shop in the market neighborhood, take a ride on the island ferry, and paint murals at the zoo. Best of all, Moak encourages youngsters to appreciate the places they call home. The book consists of colourful detailed drawings of beloved places in a city: M is for market, P is for park, R is for rink. This mother/daughter duo travels to each location and takes a photo that captures the scene created by the author/illustrator, Allan Moak.
In ancient times, the Greeks built temples to honor and worship their gods. Early on, the temples were small buildings made largely from mud-bricks. As the centuries passed, the Greeks constructed magnificent stone temples, such as the Panthenon. From these famous structures, we can learn about the architecture, history, and culture of the ancient civilization that built them. Children can build their own wooden Greek Temple using our Antiquity Builder Set (6.31)
This is the perfect book to build confidence and encourage a love of reading that will last a lifetime! It is carefully developed by literacy experts and combines standards-based content with developmentally appropriate text.