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Exciting nature adventures for early learners . . . right in their own backyards!

by Judy Allen
illustrated by Tudor Humphries

These beautifully illustrated storybooks offer a unique view into the miniature lives that fill our backyards. Intriguing science-based stories invite youngsters to compare themselves to eight fascinating creatures. Fun to read and look at, Backyard Books are a great combination of storybook and science lesson.

Ages: 2–5; Grades: Preschool–K

Are You an Ant?
"Will attract young nature lovers."School Library Journal

"An informative and enjoyable nature series for young children."Booklist

An activity guide covering all eight Backyard Books is available at http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/readers_guides/backyard.shtml

Are You an Ant? (also available in hardcover)
Are You a Bee? (also available in hardcover)
Are You a Butterfly? (also available in hardcover)
Are You a Dragonfly? (also available in hardcover)
Are You a Grasshopper? (also available in hardcover)
Are You a Ladybug? (also available in hardcover)
Are You a Snail? (also available in hardcover)
Are You a Spider? (also available in hardcover)

Enjoyable and practical lessons in making things . . . just for preschoolers!

by Lars Klinting

Young Harvey decides he can bake a birthday cake and make a toolbox. And he does . . . with only a few mishaps along the way. All tools and ingredients are labeled to build vocabulary, and an easily followed recipe or plan allows youngsters to follow suit.

Ages: 2–5; Grades: Preschool–K

Harvey the Baker

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