Meet nature’s greatest engineer! Introduce elementary kids to beavers and their lives in the wild. Built for swimming and skilled at forming dams, beavers are large rodents with strong, tree-cutting teeth. With STEM-appropriate text, kids explore the animal’s appearance, behavior, and habitat alongside gorgeous photography. An end story shares a folk tale from Florida of why beavers slap their tails on water. A great nonfiction resource for student reports, animal units, and life science lessons. Includes table of contents, index, same-page definitions, and further resources.
Part of the Amazing Animals - New Edition series
From tree-chomping beavers to waddling penguins, and from galloping wild horses to prowling tigers, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular series travels the planet to study these and other fascinating mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and invertebrates. Beautiful photos are paired with STEM-appropriate text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each new title also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.