What is soil? Who lives in dirt? How does earth help things grow? The answers are within this fun- and fact-filled picture book. Just follow the gardening, star-nosed mole in the colorful outfits . . . and dig in!
This beautifully illustrated book introduces young readers to the basics of soil science with a creative presentation of the subject matter and an easy-to-follow do-it-yourself experiment. The text also includes Common Core–aligned activities for further classroom learning.
"Sprightly illustrations featuring a mole sporting a cheerful wardrobe of play clothes brighten a straightforward text about the formation and importance of soil . . . A quick, pleasant introduction to earth science."—School Library Journal
The Jump into Science series presents introductory science topics in an engaging picture book format with a character guide who helps readers understand the more challenging information. Other titles in the series include installments on sand, the sun, and stars.
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