Book List in Order: 17 titles


  • Follow a river from its beginnings as a mountain stream formed from melting snow, as it rushes over rocks and through valleys to the busy city, and finally to its end, where it joins the sea. ...



  • This delightful story follows Ponko the Penguin and his friend Joey Bear as they stow away on a sledge to take part in the Great Expedition to the South Pole, munching expedition biscuits and chocolate raisins as they go. Disaster strikes when they f...





  • It’s visiting night for kitties at the art gallery, and cats have come from all over town. They like paintings, but most of all, they like paintings with cats in them. Alas, there are very few. Then the very talented Felissima Cat steps in. Felissi...



  • It's very cold in Antarctica, and the Terra Nova is crowded with both men and animals. Tom the sailor is looking for a quiet and cozy place for his pet rabbit to have her babies. From high in the rigging to down in the hold, the crewman takes readers...



  • For young Ben, nothing is better than his grandmother's honey biscuits. But what exactly goes into making this special treat? Grandma decides it's a good time for Ben to find out. When he learns how to make honey biscuits, he doesn't just find out ho...



  • This book tells the story of precious gold, created when stars explode, mined in Ancient Egypt, made into a mummy mask, and buried with a king. But the tomb is robbed and the mask is stolen—and so the gold changes hands and changes shape as centur...



  • When four dogs escape the confines of their picture to roam the art gallery for their one night of exercise per year, things take an unexpected turn the next morning when they, the staff, and the visitors realize that they aren't in their proper pain...



  • This true adventure tale of courage and survival tracks the dangerous expedition to Antarctica led by Sir Ernest Shackleton, featuring 40 full–color illustrations. Intrigued by the mysterious, vast continent at the bottom of the world, Sir Ernest...







  • Offers information about the frozen contintent, Antarctica, the explorers who attempted to journey to the North and South Poles, and the life-threatening conditions they had to endure to reach their goals....



  • A way to learn the months and numbers, mirroring the words of the Christmas carol. This book takes the reader through the year showing new animals to count on each page, and teaching what different animals get up to at each stage of the year....



  • An engaging look at where water comes from follows a drop through the ages, beginning with Earth's formation billions of years ago, and provides details of the water cycle, neat facts about water, and important environmental information....



  • It's very cold in Antarctica, and the Terra Nova is crowded with animals and men. Tom the Sailor is looking for a quiet, cozy place for his pet rabbit. High in the rigging, down in the hold - where can little rabbit can make her nest? This true ...



  • As Ben helps his grandmother bake a batch of honey cookies, he learns a valuable lesson about the natural world, discovering that cows make milk, bees make honey, cinnamon comes from the bark of trees, and so on for all the ingredients in the cookies...







  • Written with young readers in mind, this lively, lucid account of Australia and its people begins with the geographic shaping of the continent millions of years ago and continues to the present day. Here is the fascinating story of a land inhabited s...