Meet the amazing gecko! Introduce elementary kids to these sticky climbers and their lives in the wild in this North American Spanish translation. Geckos are found on every continent except Antarctica and are popular reptile pets, but there‚Äôs much more to know about this colorful lizard. Readers explore the gecko‚Äôs features, behaviors, and habitats, including how geckos drop their tails to get away from predators, all with STEM-appropriate text and gorgeous photography. An end folk tale explains why Hawaiian people believe geckos are a sign of good luck. 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.