Synopses & Reviews
Created by Bobbie Kalman, author of more than 180 bestselling children's books, Crabapples are "starter" non-fiction books for primary students. Each entertaining book features fascinating, easy-to-understand information along with awesome full-color photos and illustrations on animals, sea life, machinery and many other subjects kids are curious about. They also contain the all-important glossary and index young students need to do reports.
-- "Starter" non-fiction for younger readers
-- Large-size photographs and simple, easy-to-understand style
-- A multitude of subjects that fascinate children
How a Plant Grows gives children a simple, entertaining introduction to the lives of plants from their beginnings as seeds, through their growth, to reproduction and death. Detailed illustrations accompany simple plant experiments.
Other topics include:
-- the parts of a plant and its life cycle
-- how plants make their own food
-- why leaves change color in fall
Beautiful plants grow all around us, but we seldom appreciate their magic! This beautiful book introduces children to the amazing lives of plants--from their beginnings, through their growth, to reproduction and death. Along the way, an exciting array of pods, spores, stalks, leaves, fruits and flowers are explained, accompanied by full-color illustrations and photographs.