Under the Rain Tree

Author: Vatsala Balachandran Warrier

Publisher: Pustak Mahal

ISBN: 812230981X

Category: Short stories, Indic (English)

Page: 175

View: 6818


The stories in this collection span continents, traverse time and enter the realms of fantasy. But they are rooted in this world, which sustains us all. These are tales of men and women caught in the play of time and the dilemmas of life. They make moves and countermoves to emerge stronger and wiser. From the promise of young love to the fulfilment of more enduring relationships, the women in these stories seek love in all its myriad forms. the men in these narratives include one who seeks solace in alcohol, another in his work; a young soldier freed of his past, a sportsman welcoming his future, and another seeking his roots.Human perplexities are endless, its enigmas are complex and multiple. All these protagonists, on voyage to self-discovery, find their own solutions. And, in the end, they discover that happiness is webbed into our lives like the roots of a tree. It lies within. We only have to listen.

The Rain Tree

Author: Mirabel Osler

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408822210

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

View: 494


A beautifully written memoir from the bestselling author of A Gentle Plea for Chaos.

The Magic School Bus in the Rain Forest

Author: Eva Moore,Joanna Cole

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 9780439239608

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 1014


This adventure takes Ms. Frizzle and her class deep into the rainforest. Their quest to find out why the Friz's cocoa tree has stopped growing cocoa beans, and why rainforest trees have become unhealthy.

About the Rain Forest

Author: Heather Johanasen,Sindy McKay

Publisher: Treasure Bay, Inc.

ISBN: 9781891327230

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 8063


Uses photographs and simple text to describe the plants, animals, and ecology of rain forests.

Animals in the Rain Forest

Author: John Wood

Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1534523766

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 3542


A wide variety of animals can be found in the rain forest. Through captivating, age-appropriate text, readers learn many interesting facts about these animals and the environment they call home. Vibrant, full-color photographs enhance the reading experience as young readers expand their knowledge of rain forest animals. Why do so many animals live in the rain forest, and what is happening to them as rain forests continue to shrink? These questions and more are answered in accessible ways, through text that supports elementary science curriculum topics, including ecology, adaptations, and biodiversity.

Animals in the Rain Forest

Author: Joanne Ruelos Diaz

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 147955698X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 7651


"Illustrations and simple text describe a variety of animals in the rain forest over the course of one day."--

Who Grows Up in the Rain Forest?

Author: Theresa Longenecker

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9781404802094

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 758


Names and describes the offspring of a jaguar, poison arrow frog, macaw, capybara, gibbon, sloth, anteater, and boa constrictor.

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of the Rain Forest

Author: Moira Rose Donohue

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426331738

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 5775


Coloful birds! Jaguars! Tree frogs! National Geographic presents a delightful, age-appropriate introduction to tropical rain forest creatures big and small in this new title in the popular Little Kids First Big Book series. This adorable animal book about all things jungle features favorite animals found in tropical rain forests. Readers meet jaguars prowling the forest floor, snakes slithering through the understory, red-eyed tree frogs leaping through the canopy, butterflies flitting through the tallest treetops, and many other creatures that inhabit all the different layers. More than 200 charming animal photos illustrate the profiles, with facts about the creatures' sizes, diets, homes, and more. A map of tropical rain forests around the world shows where the animals in the book are found, and the book also introduces readers to plant life. This book will quickly become a favorite at storytime, bedtime, and any time.

Creatures of the Rain Forest

Author: Matthew Rake

Publisher: Hungry Tomato ®

ISBN: 1467791253

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 2979


Track down the ten most awe-inspiring animals in the rain forests of the world. Step away from those jaws, claws, and muscles, because here you'll find: ● the largest snake in the world ● blood-sucking vampires ● an eel that kills its prey with electric shocks Come face to face with these extreme animals and learn their secrets!