Earth is home to millions of plant and animal species, and each one has a unique life cycle. Written to support important elementary science concepts, this title walks readers through the life cycles of many commonly known plants and animals. The text helps readers visualize the way species live and grow and why each stage of a life cycle is important to a creature’s development. Highly detailed photographs accompany the information-rich science content, allowing readers to visualize key concepts. Readers will delight in this up-close look at creatures and their life cycles.