Discover the World's Biomes

Age Level: 8–9  Grade Level: 3–4

A wonderful introduction to biomes! Each book defines what biomes are and teaches the reader about the plants, animals, climate, and special conditions in each ecosystem. These books are unique because they include descriptions of the energy flow in each biome: from sunlight, to specific plants and animals, and into the soil. Written for 3rd and 4th graders, this series explores: deserts, rain forests, grasslands, tundra, taiga, and temperate forests. Extremely well written and illustrated with full-color photos of fabulous plants and animals, these books are a great way to teach simple ecology facts to young readers.

  • Explains and explores what biomes are and teaches about the plants, animals, and climate which make each unique
  • Explores the six main land biomes of the world
  • Living communities reveal the flow of energy through the food web in each biome
  • Supports Reading and Science curriculum
  • Spring 2015
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    The Desert

    The Desert

    Discover This Dry Biome

    Philip Johansson
    Take a walk in the desert during the day and you will probably feel the heat! But if you spend a little time there, you will also notice plants and animals that make the desert their home. What animals and plants could survive in such a place? In this eye-opening book, you will learn why the desert biome can support such a surprising variety of plants and wildlife, despite its harsh conditions...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6400-3
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $25.27
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    The Grasslands

    The Grasslands

    Discover This Wide Open Biome

    Philip Johansson
    You can find vast oceans of grass on every continent except Antarctica. But with its amazing variety of plant and wildlife, grasslands are much more than grass and low-lying plants. This informative book invites you into learn about the inner workings of this unique biome...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6405-8
    Binding: Library Ed.
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    The Taiga

    The Taiga

    Discover This Forested Biome

    Philip Johansson
    The taiga is a world of long winters, hardy plants and animals, and lush evergreen trees. With its amazing variety of plant and wildlife, the forested taiga is the largest land biome in the world. In this informative book, you will be taken on a tour of this unique northern forest biome stretching across Europe, Asia, and North America...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6410-2
    Binding: Library Ed.
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    The Temperate Forest

    The Temperate Forest

    Discover This Wooded Biome

    Philip Johansson
    From bats to bears and ferns to herbs, the temperate forest is home to an amazing variety of plants and animals. The temperate forest is much more than tall trees, streams, and plants. This wonderful book invites you to learn about the inner workings of this unique biome where each member of the community benefits from another...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6415-7
    Binding: Library Ed.
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    The Tropical Rain Forest

    The Tropical Rain Forest

    Discover This Wet Biome

    Philip Johansson
    Colorful macaws fly gracefully between trees while monkeys howl or chatter from high branches overhead. Many plants and animals display vibrant colors, while others like the sloth hide in plain sight...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6420-1
    Binding: Library Ed.
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    The Tundra

    The Tundra

    Discover This Frozen Biome

    Philip Johansson
    Take a walk in the tundra in the summer and you will discover a biome where the sun never sets! But during the cold winter, the sun may not shine for months. What animals and plants could survive in such a place? In this eye-opening book, you will learn why the tundra biome can support such a surprising variety of plants and wildlife, despite its harsh conditions...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6425-6
    Binding: Library Ed.
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