Gila Monster's Burrow
It's a warm spring morning in the desert. A large pink and black lizard crawls slowly from its burrow. The hungry reptile is leaving its underground home to search for a meal of eggs. If the gila monster is successful, it will eat a huge breakfast then return to its burrow and not emerge again for several months! Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its young audience, this colorful, fact-filled volume gives readers a chance not only to learn, but also to develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. Activities, such as describing the gila monster to a friend and discussing critical thinking questions, give readers a chance to gain insights beyond the facts and figures. From taking a peek as baby gila monsters hatch from their eggs, to seeing the animal use its tongue to smell for food, this book makes learning about the habits and habitat of these secretive creatures an enjoyable, satisfying experience.