The Bizarre Life Cycle of a Cuckoo
Strange Life Cycles
Many species of cuckoo lay their eggs in the nests of other birds. After the young cuckoo hatches, it may eject the other babies from the nest so it can thrive. Readers learn these and other amazing facts about the life cycle of the cuckoo through engaging and information text. Colorful photographs engage readers in the easy-to-read explanations. Fact boxes add even more weird information about the cuckoo, and graphic organizers enhance readers' understanding of science content.
* Reviews *Series Review: Strange Life CyclesThese books deserve attention for far more than their sensational titles. Clearly written, they are bursting with information and intriguing, full-page color photos that enhance understanding of some of natures most unusual creatures. New vocabulary is introduced on nearly every page and is always well defined in context or in the glossary. sidebars, life-cycle diagrams, Fun Facts pages, charts, and back matter exemplify nonfiction features at their finest. The graphics are as appealing as the content: simple, eye-catching, and bright. Great for research or independent reading, this series may well turn students into budding biologists.School Library Journal