Meet the amazing dome-shelled reptile! Introduce elementary kids to tortoises and their long lives in the wild in this North American Spanish translation. Slow and steady, some tortoises can live up to 150 years! They live a quiet life of eating, basking in the sun, and digging burrows. Readers explore the many different kinds of tortoises, where they live, their behaviors and features, and why they move so slow, all with STEM-appropriate text and gorgeous photography. An end story retells Aesop‚Äôs fable of the tortoise and the hare. 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.