Meet the amazing swan, a symbol of love! Introduce elementary kids to these graceful birds and their lives in the wild. About as tall as a second-grader, swans are some of the biggest birds that can fly. And they can fly as fast as a car on a highway! Readers explore this big bird‚Äôs features, behaviors, and habitats, including migrating and egg laying, with STEM-appropriate text and gorgeous photography. An end folk tale from Australia shares why some swans have black feathers. 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 (2022) series
From tool-wielding chimpanzees to tree-hammering woodpeckers, and from pouncing cougars to swimming sea turtles, 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 updated title also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal's appearance or behavior.