Meet the biggest mammal in North America! Introduce elementary kids to bison, including the European species called wisent, in this North American Spanish translation. As national mammals of the United States, bison are captivating shaggy beasts that roam plains and forests. Readers explore this animal‚Äôs features like its distinctive shoulder hump and behaviors like wallowing with STEM-appropriate text and gorgeous photography. An end story shares a Native American folk tale of how the bison have got its hump. A great nonfiction resource for Spanish-language learning and bilingual readers. Includes table of contents, index, same-page definitions, and further resources.
Part of the Planeta animal (2022) 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, now translated into North American Spanish, 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‚Äôs appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each new title also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal‚Äôs appearance or behavior.