Description : Introduces animal migration and why some animals migrate, including the zebras in Botswana, the red crabs of Christmas Island, and the walruses in the Bering and Chukchi Seas.
Description : A beautiful, fact-filled picture book by naturalist and TV presenter Chris Packham. Stunningly illustrated by Harry Potter cover artist Jason Cockroft. Every year billions of animals migrate from one part of our planet to another. Travel around the world to meet some of the masters of migration as they take you with them on some incredible journeys. From whales and wildebeest to butterflies and bats, discover each of their stories, pore over the migration map and uncover extra information in the Find Out More section. An excellent source of expert wildlife information for all young nature lovers, this animal book is the perfect introduction to the natural world for children and anyone who loved Just Ducks or Tiny: The Invisible World of Microbes. Chris Packham presented the BBC's children's series The Really Wild Show before setting up his own TV company and making wildlife shows for ITV, National Geographic, Animal Planet and the BBC. Jason Cockroft is an award-winning illustrator best known for his internationally acclaimed children's picture book illustrations and his cover artwork for the final three Harry Potter books.
Description : We may think of an hour-long commute to work as quite inconvenient. However, some animals travel halfway around the world in their lifetimes. This fascinating volume follows several species as they travel the globe looking for food or searching for a suitable place to give birth to their young. Fun facts are presented in easy-to-follow language.
Description : Every year like clockwork, animals both big and small are driven by a natural instinct to move, in order to survive. On both land and sea, they fight the odds and the forces of nature to breed, feed, or lead and carry on for future generations. This reader is an introduction to the treacherous trek of the zebra, walrus, and Christmas Island red crab to overcome obstacles that include hungry cheetahs, stinging yellow crazy ants, and even their fellow species to make the often impossible journey of their lives. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
Description : Describes the migratory habits of caribou, monarch butterflies, gray whales, and snow geese, explaining how and why they make their long journeys.
Description : A female sea turtle swims slowly and steadily against the ocean tide. With each stroke, she is a little bit closer to completing her thousand-mile journey back to the beach where she was born. Wild! Animal Journeys investigates the incredible migrations that some animals make each year. Spectrum(R) Readers are the perfect Common Core aligned tool to support the development of nonfiction reading skills crucial to a young reader’s success. Each leveled reader features high-interest informational content, exciting full-color photo illustrations and Common Core aligned comprehension practice focused on the development of critical thinking skills. This multilevel series is the perfect addition to any library at school or home.