for Mighty Mole and Super Soil by Mary Quattlebaum and Chad Wallace
Science and story blend seamlessly in this book about the lives of moles. Learning becomes fun with beautiful illustrations and rhyming text! Readers will gain a deep appreciation for the world around us.
Below your feet, Mighty Mole is on the move. Like a swimmer in dirt, she strokes through the soil. Her tunnels are everywhere! She finds food, eludes a predator, has a family, and helps to make Super Soil. Moles live almost everywhere yet are rarely seen. Similarly, soil is a largely invisible ecosystem and yet is vital to the health of the world. Following the story, two "Explore More for Kids" pages offer a matching challenge and a review of some of the remarkable traits that make moles "mighty." Two additional pages of "Explore More for Teachers and Parents" offers activities in visual and language arts, science, technology, and math.A perfect book for: