Rainbow of Animals

Age Level: 5–8  Grade Level: K–3

These unique, easy-to-read books feature animals in every color of the rainbow. But WHY do animals come in different colors? Written by award-winning science author Melissa Stewart, these books simply–yet scientifically—explain why some animals are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, or purple. There are no other published series that cover this topic, so be the first to share these books with your young readers! All of the books in the series are reviewed by a series literacy consultant and science consultant to assure proper vocabulary and science content.

  • Easy-to-read animal books fill science and reading needs
  • Stunning color photos from professional nature photographers bring text to life
  • Introduces readers to animal characteristics and behavior as they relate to the featured color of the book
  • Includes a Guessing Game and Learn More Activity to support Science as Inquiry
  • Supports the National Science Education Standards for K–4 Life Science and Science as Inquiry
  • 9" x 7 1/2"
  • 32pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs
  • Contains words to know, maps of where animals live, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Spring 2009
  • Series Lexile: 0
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Why Are Animals Blue?

Why Are Animals Blue?

Melissa Stewart
Blue-footed boobies use their blue feet to attract mates. Golden monkeys have blue faces to help their family spot them in the trees. Being blue helps other animals in the wild, too. Learn about different kinds of blue animals in this fascinating and informational science reader with beautiful full-color photographs...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3251-4
Binding: Library Ed.
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Why Are Animals Green?

Why Are Animals Green?

Melissa Stewart
How does being green help animals survive in the wild? This easy-to-read science book fills a need for nonfiction science readers while entertaining students with stunning color photos and fascinating facts...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3252-1
Binding: Library Ed.
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Why Are Animals Orange?

Why Are Animals Orange?

Melissa Stewart
Being orange helps animals such as the Bengal tiger and Scarab beetle survive in the wild. Learn why some animals are orange in this fascinating nonfiction reader. Stunning full-color photographs complement each page of easy-to-read text in this uniquely beautiful series...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3250-7
Binding: Library Ed.
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Why Are Animals Purple?

Why Are Animals Purple?

Melissa Stewart
Animals come in all colors of the rainbow—even purple! Find out why being purple, like the Purple Sea Urchin, helps animals survive in the wild. The stunning full-color photos and easy-to-read text in this unique science reader are sure to delight and educate young readers...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3254-5
Binding: Library Ed.
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Why Are Animals Red?

Why Are Animals Red?

Melissa Stewart
Can you guess why a scarlet ibis is red? Why does the coral snake have red rings? Animals come in all different colors for a variety of reasons. Learn the science behind how being red helps animals survive in the wild in this beautiful nonfiction reader in the one-of-a-kind RAINBOW OF ANIMALS series...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3249-1
Binding: Library Ed.
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Why Are Animals Yellow?

Why Are Animals Yellow?

Melissa Stewart
Being yellow helps some animals hide or warn predators away. Find out the science behind why lions, pufferfish, fire salamanders, and other animals are yellow. This easy-to-read science book fills a need for nonfiction science readers while entertaining students with stunning color photos and fascinating facts...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3253-8
Binding: Library Ed.
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