Results for: gail gibbons

Below is a list of 21 the books by this author.

Book cover of APPLES
APPLES
By: gail gibbons | Published: August 2020

  • ISBN
    9780823447527
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Board Book
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Book cover of APPLES
APPLES
By: gail gibbons | Published: May 2020

Everything about apples, from blossoms to pollination to picking. . . and eating Apples are one of the most popular fruits around, and apple trees gro...

Everything about apples, from blossoms to pollination to picking. . . and eating Apples are one of the most popular fruits around, and apple trees grow in more parts of the world than any other fruit tree. Learn all about this fantastic fruit and how people use it in this brightly-illustrated picture book. A combination of clear, well-labeled diagrams and simple text introduce important vocabulary and concepts for young readers. Parts of the blossom and fruit are clearly explained as Gibbons explores how trees grow and produce apples. Also included is a look at several popular varieties of apples, a page of interesting trivia, and a delicious recipe for apple pie.

  • ISBN
    9780823447244
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Science - Farming & Food
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Book cover of BATS
BATS
By: gail gibbons | Published: September 2019

Presenting fascinating information on all kinds of bats, from how they use echoes to hear, to the legends that surround them and how to protect the sp...

Presenting fascinating information on all kinds of bats, from how they use echoes to hear, to the legends that surround them and how to protect the species Though people often think of bats as scary, bats are really shy, gentle animals. There are nearly 1000 different species of bats, and they live on every continent except Antarctica. Some are tiny, but the giant flying fox bat has a five-foot wingspan! Popular science author Gail Gibbons also discusses the efforts to protect the world's only truly flying mammals. A final page offers additional facts.

  • ISBN
    9780823443543
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Science - Animals
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Book cover of BEAVERS
BEAVERS
By: gail gibbons | Published: July 2013

Introduces beavers, describing where they live, how they build dams, what they eat, how they communicate, their physical features, and their family li...

Introduces beavers, describing where they live, how they build dams, what they eat, how they communicate, their physical features, and their family life.

  • ISBN
    9780823424122
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Science - Animals
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$17.95
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Book cover of BUNNIES
BUNNIES
By: gail gibbons | Published: February 2021

Hop...hop...hop into spring with a cuddly board book all about bunnies! Bunnies have fluffy coats, and remarkable instincts, and adorable wiggly noses...

Hop...hop...hop into spring with a cuddly board book all about bunnies! Bunnies have fluffy coats, and remarkable instincts, and adorable wiggly noses; it's no wonder the Easter Bunny is so popular! But how did it get to be such a big part of Easter? This information-packed but easy-to-read board book teaches toddlers and parents about rabbits and how they came to be a major tradition in Easter celebrations. With colorful illustrations and unusual facts, award-winning science author Gail Gibbons shows that it is never too early to learn.

  • ISBN
    9780823448517
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Board Book
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Book cover of CORAL REEFS NEW ED
CORAL REEFS NEW ED
By: gail gibbons | Published: November 2019

What is life like in a coral reef? What do corals eat? Why are corals more colorful at nighttime? Learn about some of the most beautiful locations in ...

What is life like in a coral reef? What do corals eat? Why are corals more colorful at nighttime? Learn about some of the most beautiful locations in the natural world Marine biologists believe coral reefs existed 400 million years ago, when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Today this active environment is home to about 20,000 kinds of brilliantly colored corals, plants, and animals--more sea creatures than are found anywhere else in the world. The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is so large that astronauts can see it from outer space! Children in early elementary grades will enjoy Gibbon's informative text and clear, detailed illustrations on this journey into the unique lives of coral reefs.

  • ISBN
    9780823443703
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Science - Oceans, Fish & Aquatic Life
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Book cover of DINOSAUR DISCOVERIES
DINOSAUR DISCOVERIES
By: gail gibbons | Published: June 2018

An introduction to different dinos--and the people who discover and study them--from beloved nonfiction picture book master Gail Gibbons, now updated ...

An introduction to different dinos--and the people who discover and study them--from beloved nonfiction picture book master Gail Gibbons, now updated to the minute! Who discovers dinosaurs? What happens to a dinosaur bone when it's found? What exactly were dinosaurs, anyway, and how many different kinds were there? In this simple-but-thorough book, Gail Gibbons covers the basics of paleontology, dinosaurs, dinosaur families and evolutions, and the K-T extinction. Newly revised, Dinosaur Discoveries also includes updates that address dinosaur biology and details of the extinction event.

  • ISBN
    9780823440085
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Science - Dinosaurs, Prehistoric Life, Fossils & Evolu.
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Book cover of FLOWERS
FLOWERS
By: gail gibbons | Published: July 2018

A visual feast packed with facts about plant life and anatomy for the young gardener in your life. A Eureka! Nonfiction Honoree Beloved by educ...

A visual feast packed with facts about plant life and anatomy for the young gardener in your life. A Eureka! Nonfiction Honoree Beloved by educators, nonfiction superstar Gail Gibbons has covered seeds, farming, vegetables, and fruits for children--and now it's time for flowers. This lushly illustrated nonfiction introduction to the basics and life cycle of flowers--including common regional species, flowers' habitable range, basic flower care and cultivation, and flower anatomy and pollination--is clearly and stunningly presented with diagrams and labels for young readers. A book tailor-made for introducing youngsters to early science concepts, whether at home or in the classroom. After reading Flowers, kids will have a new appreciation for the natural world.

  • ISBN
    9780823437870
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Science - Trees, Plants & Flowers
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Book cover of FROGS
FROGS
By: gail gibbons | Published: January 2021

How far can frogs jump? Why do their eggs look slimy? Answer these questions and many more in this illustrated introduction to amphibians. and learn a...

How far can frogs jump? Why do their eggs look slimy? Answer these questions and many more in this illustrated introduction to amphibians. and learn about the unique role frogs play in the environment. With her signature bright, well-labeled diagrams and simple text, Gail Gibbons introduces the habitat and life cycles of frogs and gives an overview of common frog behaviors. Important biology vocabulary is introduced, defined, and reinforced with kid-friendly language and clear illustrations--plus a page of intriguing frog trivia and clear diagrams that show how frogs are different from toads. Bonus material is included about the unique role frogs play in the environment.

  • ISBN
    9780823448340
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Science - Reptiles & Amphibians
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Book cover of FRUITS WE EAT
FRUITS WE EAT
By: gail gibbons | Published: January 2015

Berries, apples, melons, and grapes; oranges, grapefruits, bananas -- yum! This scrumptious picture book, a companion to The Vegetables We Eat, offers...

Berries, apples, melons, and grapes; oranges, grapefruits, bananas -- yum! This scrumptious picture book, a companion to The Vegetables We Eat, offers youngsters an inviting, information-packed cornucopia of favorite fruits. Gail Gibbons combines a clear, simple text with her signature illustrations to present fruit facts galore: the parts of fruits, where and how they grow, harvesting, processing, where to buy them, and how to enjoy them as part of a healthy diet.

  • ISBN
    9780823432042
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Science - Farming & Food
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Book cover of HOW A HOUSE IS BUILT
HOW A HOUSE IS BUILT
By: gail gibbons | Published: December 1989

  • ISBN
    9780823412327
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Picture Book
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Book cover of HOW A HOUSE IS BUILT
HOW A HOUSE IS BUILT
By: gail gibbons | Published: March 2020

Describes how the surveyor, heavy machinery operators, carpenter crew, plumbers, and other workers build a house.

  • ISBN
    9780823446940
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Science - General
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Book cover of IT'S RAINING
IT'S RAINING
By: gail gibbons | Published: February 2014

Gail Gibbons puts her signature style to work as she looks at rain from a child's perspective: What is rain? Why is it necessary? Where does it come f...

Gail Gibbons puts her signature style to work as she looks at rain from a child's perspective: What is rain? Why is it necessary? Where does it come from? She takes the reader through different components of a storm, from the smallest raindrop to the loudest claps of thunder, and includes tips on how to stay safe and dry. With clear facts, simple definitions, and fascinating details, Gibbons's exploration of rain is the perfect choice for curious young readers.

  • ISBN
    9780823429240
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Science - Weather & Seasons
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$25.95
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Book cover of KNIGHTS IN SHINING ARMOR
KNIGHTS IN SHINING ARMOR
By: gail gibbons | Published: September 1998

A look at the life of knights in the Middle Ages and a collection of tales about their adventures.

  • ISBN
    9780316300384
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Social Studies - Pre-19th Century History
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Book cover of MIGRATION
MIGRATION
By: gail gibbons | Published: July 2021

Get kids thinking with this primer on sky, land, and sea animal migrations. Did you know Arctic terns migrate farther than any other animal? Gray whal...

Get kids thinking with this primer on sky, land, and sea animal migrations. Did you know Arctic terns migrate farther than any other animal? Gray whales can swim up to 12,000 miles during their migration journeys and Emperor penguins walk about 125 miles over ice to reach their nesting grounds. Gail Gibbons explores the many reasons why animals migrate, using direct sentences, maps, infographics, and illustrations. Featuring over 30 different species of mammals, birds, reptiles, insects, and fishes, this nonfiction picture book is perfect for aspiring zookeepers and animal-lovers. Fully vetted for accuracy by James Doherty, Curator Emeritus, The New York Zoological Society. This title is part of the Explore the World . . . with Gail Gibbons series, which promotes active learning, good citizenship, and student leadership.

  • ISBN
    9780823448388
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Picture Book
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Book cover of MONARCH BUTTERFLY
MONARCH BUTTERFLY
By: gail gibbons | Published: March 2004

Describes the life cycle, body parts, and behavior of the monarch butterfly. Includes instructions on how to raise a monarch

Theme: science themes

  • ISBN
    9780823407736
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Science - Insects & Spiders
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Book cover of MONARCH BUTTERFLY
MONARCH BUTTERFLY
By: gail gibbons | Published: January 2021

Introduce young readers to the fascinating and colorful process of how caterpillars become butterflies. As we follow the transformation of a tiny w...

Introduce young readers to the fascinating and colorful process of how caterpillars become butterflies. As we follow the transformation of a tiny white egg laid on a leaf to a brilliantly-colored butterfly, award-winning writer and artist Gail Gibbons uses bright, detailed watercolors to illustrate the life cycle of the monarch butterfly, stage by stage. Young readers can follow along and learn as the monarch grows, changes, and takes flight, in this simple introduction to a process studied by many school children. With clear, labeled diagrams and simple text that defines and reinforces important vocabulary, Monarch Butterfly introduces key concepts of insect anatomy and behavior. And of course, the unique migration of the monarch--which can range up to four thousand miles--is covered, with descriptions of how the insects travel, and how people in their path celebrate the occasion. This best-selling look at butterflies also includes labelled instructions about how to hatch your own monarch butterfly, and a page of fun facts.

  • ISBN
    9780823448319
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Science - Insects & Spiders
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Book cover of SEA TURTLES
SEA TURTLES
By: gail gibbons | Published: April 2020

The characteristics and lifestyles of the eight different kinds.

  • ISBN
    9780823446957
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Science - Oceans, Fish & Aquatic Life
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Book cover of SEASONS OF ARNOLD'S APPLE TREE
SEASONS OF ARNOLD'S APPLE TREE
By: gail gibbons | Published: January 2001

This book about nature and the changing seasons focuses on a young boy and a very special apple tree. In Gail Gibbons's bright illustrations, Arnold c...

This book about nature and the changing seasons focuses on a young boy and a very special apple tree. In Gail Gibbons's bright illustrations, Arnold collects apple blossoms in spring, builds a tree house in summer, makes apple pie and cider in the fall, and hangs strings of popcorn and berries for the birds in winter, among other seasonal activities. Includes a recipe for apple pie and a description of how an apple cider press works.

Theme: science themes

  • ISBN
    9780152712457
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Science - Farming & Food
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Book cover of SPIDERS
SPIDERS
By: gail gibbons | Published: September 2020

Weaving webs, digging burrows, and floating on strands of silk--spiders are fascinating creatures From tiny baby spiderlings to large tarantulas, nonf...

Weaving webs, digging burrows, and floating on strands of silk--spiders are fascinating creatures From tiny baby spiderlings to large tarantulas, nonfiction master Gail Gibbons' introduction to these intriguing arachnids reminds us that even when they look scary, most spiders are harmless--and even helpful There are over thirty thousand kinds of spiders in the world--small and large, colorful or gray--and they live, hunt, and adapt in different ways. A number of different species and spider behaviors are highlighted in this book, accompanied by clear, labeled illustrations and important vocabulary. Filled with interesting trivia and information on the history of spiders, as well as an explanation of the difference between spiders and insects, this is a great introduction that takes the fear out of our eight-legged, web-spinning friends. According to The Washington Post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterfly. Her many honors include the Washington Post/Childrens Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.

  • ISBN
    9780823447237
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Science - Insects & Spiders
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Book cover of TORNADOES
TORNADOES
By: gail gibbons | Published: December 2009

What in the world is a tornado? In this age of extreme weather, Gail Gibbons' informative introduction to tornadoes answers all your questions. ...

What in the world is a tornado? In this age of extreme weather, Gail Gibbons' informative introduction to tornadoes answers all your questions. Tornadoes form when hot, humid air rises from the ground and meets with the cooler, denser air that is falling back to Earth. The two airstreams begin to swirl, pulling in more and more air to form a funnel-shaped cloud. The winds can swirl faster than 261 miles per hour! Using her praised combination of clear text and detailed illustrations, Gail Gibbons shares tornado facts. . . . including how tornadoes form, the scale used for classifying them, and the safest places to go in case one should happen near you. Featuring simple, kid-friendly text, colorful paintings, and well-labeled diagrams, Gail Gibbons' nonfiction titles have been called ""staples of any collection" (Kirkus Reviews) and offer clear, accessible introductions to complex topics for young readers beginning to explore the world.

  • ISBN
    9780823422746
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Science - Weather & Seasons
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