Biggest, Strongest, Fastest
by Steve Jenkins
Illustrated with cut paper collages, this book is an appealing introduction to the 'world records' held by 14 animals with unique characteristics—the anaconda, which can swallow a whole goat or the Etruscan shrew, a mammal so small it can sleep in a teaspoon.
Cottontails: Little Rabbits of Field and Forest (Kids Want to Know Series)
by Ron Fisher
Informational text and beautiful photography explores the lives of fourteen types of cottontail rabbits and their environments. Includes additional information about rabbits from around the world.
How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?
by Margaret McNamara
A teacher brings in a variety of pumpkins and has her students guess the number of seeds in the pumpkins. Charlie, who is the smallest boy in the class, feels frustrated when he has to guess last but is surprised when they crack open the pumpkins.
I Love Dirt!: 52 Activities to Help You and Your Kids Discover the Wonders of Nature
by Jennifer Ward
Includes 52 fun, interactive activities to help children engage with the outdoors. From the city to the wide-open meadows of the country—each activity is meant to promote exploration, stimulate imagination, and heighten a child's sense of wonder.