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Books in My First Discoveries series

  • The Bee

    Ute Fuhr, Raoul Sautai

    Spiral-bound (Moonlight Publishing, June 1, 2017)
    This book provides children with a fascinating insight into the life of bees. Captivatingly detailed illustrations reveal how these insects gather nectar and make honey, how they communicate with each other, build their hives and keep them clean, how they reproduce and rear their young and form new hives. We also learn about their cousins the wasps, who make their nests out of a kind of paper mâché, and we explore inside a termites’ nest. Twelve transparent overlay pages reveal further hidden surprises. This title forms part of the My First Discoveries series, a unique collection of highly illustrated information books for children aged 4 to 7 that aims to awaken children’s interest in the wonders of the natural, physical, and human world around them.
  • Farm Animals

    Sylvaine Peyrols

    Spiral-bound (Moonlight Publishing, May 1, 2012)
    The cock crows at dawn, ducklings paddle and learn to swim, cows graze, lambs frisk, and pigs roll in the mud. Visit the farmyard and share the life of the farm animals.
  • Tractors

    Pierre-Marie Valat, Gabriel Rebufello

    Spiral-bound (Moonlight Publishing, Dec. 1, 2015)
    Learn all about tractors—those working machines that delight children across the worldTractors have a great fascination for children and this book, with its fine illustrations, demonstrates just why these powerful machines continue to create such excitement. The modern work horse is shown in its critical daily role on the farm as it powers and pulls machinery for multiple tasks. The reader can also see tractors that have been developed for special functions in ports and airports, vineyards, and olive groves.
  • Pirates

    Pierre-Marie Valat

    Spiral-bound (Moonlight Publishing, Dec. 1, 2018)
    Who were the pirates of the Caribbean Sea? How did they live? When did they first appear and why? What is booty? Why did pirates bury it? Share in the pirates’ dangerous adventures and get to know the most notorious of their leaders, including some fearless female buccaneers. Watch as they attack and take possession of a Spanish treasure galleon.
  • How the Body Works

    Sylvaine Peyrols

    Spiral-bound (My First Discoveries, May 1, 2016)
    Discover what makes up a small growing human body and how each of the different parts work separately and together. How do we breathe and digest food to provide energy to walk and run and play?
  • Water

    Pierre-Marie Valat

    Spiral-bound (Moonlight Publishing, April 1, 2012)
    Raindrops, icicles, puddles, rivers, oceans, dams, hoses, and taps—readers will learn that water is falling, melting, and flowing all around us in nature, at home, and even inside us.
  • The Moon

    Philippe Biard

    Spiral-bound (Moonlight Publishing, Dec. 1, 2017)
    Through a series of captivating illustrations and diagrams we find out about the different phases of the Moon, and observe both lunar and solar eclipses. We follow early attempts to reach the Moon as well as the first Moon landing, and what the astronauts took back with them. We also look at the satellites of other planets and plans to build a space station on the Moon.
  • Music

    Donald Grant

    Spiral-bound (My First Discoveries, May 1, 2019)
    Discover music in all its variety, from the wind singing in the trees to a complete classical orchestra! Get to know the different families of musical instruments—string, brass, woodwind, percussion, and keyboard. Discover how they each produce sound. Watch an orchestra and conductor at work. Lift up the lid of a grand piano and look inside. Learn about traditional instruments from around the world, and make your own instrument at home!
  • Wolf Pups Join the Pack

    American Museum of Natural History

    Hardcover (Sterling Children's Books, June 6, 2017)
    “An appealing title that will delight young animal lovers.” —School Library Journal Join the pack and learn how wolf pups grow! Developed in conjunction with the American Museum of Natural History, this fascinating storybook captures a year in the life of a wolf pup. Read and learn how wolf pups explore, hunt, and grow into young wolves. Featuring beautiful nature photography, Wolf Pups Joiin The Pack introduces young readers to these impressive and social creatures. It’s enough to make any child howl with joy!
  • The Egg

    René Mettler

    Spiral-bound (Moonlight Publishing, Aug. 1, 2012)
    See the egg inside the chicken and the chick inside the egg. Watch as the chick develops, grows, and hatches, and learn about different kinds of bird eggs.
  • Light

    Gilbert Houbre

    Spiral-bound (My First Discoveries, Oct. 9, 2012)
    Find out why rainbows form, see how light makes plants grow, and watch color disappear in the dark.
  • Dinosaurs First Discovery Books

    Gallimard Jeunesse, Claude Delafosse, Jame's Prunier (Illustrator), Henri Galeron (Illustrator)

    Hardcover (Scholastic Inc., June 1, 1993)
    Provides information about the physical characteristics and habits of dinosaurs. Includes transparent overlays.