Meet Earth‚Äôs largest animal! Introduce elementary kids to whales and their underwater lives in this North American Spanish translation. From the white belugas to the giant humpbacks, whales are magnificent ocean creatures. Readers explore the many different kinds of whales, including both toothed and baleen whales, their features, behaviors, sounds, and migration habits, all with STEM-appropriate text and gorgeous photography. An end folk tale tells why the Maori people from New Zealand use to ride whales. 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.