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Natural history (ChildrenÍs/Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Natural history (ChildrenÍs/Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Natural history (ChildrenÍs/Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Natural history (ChildrenÍs/Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Beneath the Waves

Beneath the Waves

Author: National Geographic Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/03/2021

Through stunning images and lyrical text, this beautiful collection celebrates the ocean and the amazing animal and plant life found in its waters, the role the ocean plays on Earth, and the importance of conservation. Open this charming read-aloud book and you'll find amazing animal profiles, whimsical poetry, stunning photography, plus fascinating information about the wondrous creatures that call the ocean home. Starting with the seashore and journeying through the ocean's zones, readers will discover mangrove forests, coral reefs, and the deepest ocean depths. On this journey they will discover some of the extraordinary animals that live on shore and under the sea. Along the way, readers will enjoy poems, stories, fun facts, photo galleries, and more. Highlights include: a foreword from explorer and renowned photojournalist Brian Skerry; an interview with National Geographic Explorer and marine conservationist Jess Cramp; a poem by former children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis; the work of Explorer-in-Residence and ocean ecologist Enric Sala; and an afterword by renowned ocean conservationist Sylvia Earle. This keepsake treasure is sure to wow readers while also serving as an important reminder to protect this precious and wonderful resource.

Cutest Animals on the Planet

Cutest Animals on the Planet

Author: National Geographic Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/03/2021

Meet the world's most adorable animals in this aww-inducing little book in a brand-new series from National Geographic Kids. Whether you like mammals, aquatic creatures, insects, birds, amphibians, or reptiles, this browsable book contains kids' favourite animals that would ALL be contenders for grand prize in a cute competition. Big photos pair with upbeat descriptions that highlight each critter's crazy cool skills and unique behaviours. This adorable book showcases popular animals such as hedgehogs and pandas as well as unusual species such as tapirs, kakapos, and pangolins. Special features include a head-to-head cute-off, sure to keep readers squealing with delight. Perfect for curious kids, animal lovers, and future veterinarians alike.

How It Works: Environment

How It Works: Environment

Author: Brian Pearce Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/03/2021

How It Works: Plants

How It Works: Plants

Author: Gerald Legg Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/03/2021

Guardians of the Planet

Guardians of the Planet

Author: Clive Gifford, Jonathan (Illustrator) Woodward Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/03/2021

This environmentally positive book contains everything children need to become guardians of the planet. Kids can learn how to become keepers of the coasts, friends of the forests, home heroes and much more through a mix of compelling facts, creative activities and proactive tips. Key environmental topics are clearly explained, and the easy-to-follow projects and suggestions help to put the issues in an everyday context. From reusing clothes and composting food to reducing water waste and giving wildlife a helping hand, this book will encourage children to engage with environmental problems and inspire them to take care of our wonderful planet. This book includes an introduction by Client Earth, an organization that uses environmental law to protect oceans, forests and other habitats, as well as all people, and a foreword by Brian Eno.

Why can't horses burp?

Why can't horses burp?

Author: Nick Crumpton Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/03/2021

Why do horses wear shoes? How do horses 'speak'? And why can't horses burp? Answering twenty curious questions about the equine species, this book is a charming blend of zoology, history and popular culture that celebrates why horses have been such beloved companions for centuries. Featuring a myriad of different horse breeds, readers will discover what's so unique about a horse's body and its behaviour, and why they deserve to be well cared for.

Puzzle Book Cats

Puzzle Book Cats

Author: National Geographic Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/03/2021

A fact-packed fun book of puzzles Test your knowledge and get thinking with this fact-packed National Geographic Kids fun book of cat themed puzzles. Inside are brain-tickling quizzes as well as number games, crosswords and word searches with fascinating facts along the way.

Puzzle Book Dogs

Puzzle Book Dogs

Author: National Geographic Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/03/2021

A fact-packed fun book of puzzles Test your knowledge and get thinking with this fact-packed National Geographic Kids fun book of dog themed puzzles. Inside are brain-tickling quizzes as well as number games, crosswords and word searches with fascinating facts along the way.

Puzzle Book Deadly Creatures

Puzzle Book Deadly Creatures

Author: National Geographic Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/03/2021

A fact-packed fun book of puzzles Test your knowledge and get thinking with this fact-packed National Geographic Kids fun book of themed puzzles, featuring the planet's deadliest creatures. Inside are brain-tickling quizzes as well as number games, crosswords and word searches with fascinating facts along the way.

The Last Straw: Kids vs. Plastics

The Last Straw: Kids vs. Plastics

Author: Susan Hood Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/03/2021

Thoughtful and thought-provoking, this book will plant the seeds of environmental activism in young readers. -Kirkus (starred review) I encourage everyone to read this book. -Dr. Jane Goodall There's no doubt about it-plastic is in almost everything. From our phones and computers to our toys and utensils, plastic is everywhere. But the amount of plastic we throw away is hurting the health of our planet. With The Last Straw: Kids vs. Plastics, readers will be fascinated as they learn about the growing plastic problem and meet just a few of the young activists who are standing up and speaking out for change. You'll hear about the Be Straw Free campaign, started by nine-year-old Milo Cress. You'll discover how scientists are using jellyfish snot and munching, crunching caterpillars to break down plastic pollution faster. You'll meet Xochitl Guadalupe Cruz Lopez, the eight-year-old girl turning old plastic bottles into solar heaters. And there are many more incredible kids here, not much older than our readers, who will inspire us all to change the way we think about plastic! With an introduction from Milo Cress and bright, colorful illustrations from Christiane Engel, this collection of brilliant, lyrical nonfiction poems by award-winning author Susan Hood highlights the threat of plastic and the kids who are fighting for change to save our planet. Includes extensive backmatter with a timeline, author's note, further resources, and more.

Puzzle Book Coolest Animals

Puzzle Book Coolest Animals

Author: National Geographic Kids Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/03/2021

A fact-packed fun book of puzzles Test your knowledge and get thinking with this fact-packed National Geographic Kids fun book of themed puzzles, featuring the planet's coolest animals. Inside are brain-tickling quizzes as well as number games, crosswords and word searches with fascinating facts along the way.

Deadly Predators

Deadly Predators

Author: Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2021

Predators have adapted to be ruthless hunters and killers. Find out how a cheetah's paws help it to chase its dinner, how a king cobra ambushes its prey and how a box jellyfish enjoys a feast.