¿Sabes algo sobre insectos? (Do You Know about Insects?) (Spanish) Paperback – Sep 1 2012
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Introduces readers to insects and the concept of classes of animals. Simple text describes the common features and behaviors of insects as well as offering many examples of creatures in this group.
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If you look at the chest of an insect you can see that the wings and legs are part of it. "Los insectos usan sus alas y patas para moverse." The funny little leafhopper looks just like a thorn on a stem and you have to look closely to see him. Another interesting thing to know is that insect breathe through little openings on their chest and abdomen. In an amazing picture you can actually see these openings! Honey bees have stingers to protect themselves. "¡Cuidado con el aguijon de la abeja!" You'll also learn about the life cycle of insects, how giant water bugs lay their eggs, you'll learn about nymphs, what insects eat, how they grow and shed exoskeletons, how different insects grow, their habitats, and you'll learn many other interesting things about insects. "¿ Dónde puedes econtrar insectos?"
This is a fun, fascinating look at insects the young reader will enjoy. This is the Spanish edition, but can be shared by all in the homeschool or classroom setting. Confident readers can tackle this beginning nonfiction book with ease while the newly independent readers can work through this chapter book with a bit of assistance. The layout is vibrant and there are full-color photographs of each insect being discussed. There are captions that add additional information. For example, when we take a look at a grasshopper we learn that "El saltamontes mueve las antenas." This is one in the series, Conoce los grupos de animales. In the back of the book is an index, a glossary, and additional recommended book and website resources to explore.
¿Sabes algo sobre reptiles?
¿Sabes algo sobre aves?
¿Sabes algo sobre mamíferos?
¿Sabes algo sobre insectos?
¿Sabes algo sobre anfibios?
¿Sabes algo sobre peces?
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