Whale Sharks

This book takes readers on a journey under the sea to discover the fascinating facts about whale sharks, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and more. Readers are engaged with life science content while improving their critical thinking skills. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text, while additional search tools–including a glossary and an index–help students locate and review important information.

Whose Baby is This?

Baby animals come in many shapes and sizes. Some babies look like their parents. Other baby animals need time to grow. Can you match each baby animal to its parent? Fun clues and multiple choice photos will have you puzzling to learn more!

Great Barrier Reef Under Threat

Premier’s Reading Challenge lists to 2022: South Australia (3-5), Western Australia (3-5)

This book provides an informed, unbiased review of one of Australia’s most topical environmental issues.
It features:

  • Complex issues written clearly and simply, without bias or prejudice
  • Small chunk of text makes information accessible to a wide range of student abilities
  • Variety of text features: fast facts, quotes, pie charts, tables, graphs, diagrams
  • Integrated thinking prompts encourage reader reflection

Arachnids

Arachnids are a special group of animals that includes spiders, scorpions, ticks and mites. This book takes a close look at some amazing creatures. Venomous fangs help some of them catch prey and defend themselves. Complex webs and nets are used to catch food and keep their eggs safe. These are just some of the weird, wild and wonderful ways that arachnids survive in the wild.

Seabirds

Penguins, gulls and puffins are all seabirds. Seabirds spend lots of time in the water. Some are great at fishing. Others steal food. Some seabirds fly over water searching for fish. Others can’t fly at all. Seabirds looks at how these weird, wild and wonderful birds survive on land and at sea.

Nutrition Across a Lifetime

No matter who you are, your dietary and exercise needs change as you grow from a child to an adult and then into old age. There is no single diet or exercise routine for every age group. Your age is one factor that determines what you should eat and how much exercise you do. But more importantly, what you eat and how you exercise while you are young will affect your health for the rest of your life. You cannot go back in time, but you can prepare your body for the future.