Ever since the first youngster in history had a pet, cats versus dogs has been a hotly debated issue on playgrounds and at lunch tables worldwide. Before kids can choose which animal they prefer, though, they'll need to get the facts! This advanced reader presents information in an accessible, appealing way, with plenty of adorable photos and a helpful glossary.
So which one's better, a border collie that can understand hundreds of words or a cat that can tell when an earthquake is coming? Which one's smarter? More loyal? It's up to readers to decide, and this book can help them do that.
Since 1888, the National Geographic Society has been a resource for knowledge about science, nature, and culture from around the world. Presenting groundbreaking photography and research in a range of formats, National Geographic offers great nonfiction for readers of all ages and levels.
The National Geographic chapter books are well-written explorations of entertaining topics, from strange-but-true animal behavior to the work of scientists who protect the environment. Each book contains three fast-paced, engrossing true stories that blend humor and inspirational moments with lively description and scientific detail. Outstanding full-color photographs keep readers engaged, making this series a terrific choice for helping kids become comfortable with nonfiction storytelling.