Meet nature‚Äôs greatest engineer! Introduce elementary kids to beavers and their lives in the wild in this North American Spanish translation. 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‚Äôs 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 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.