Sabertooths and the Ice Age: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #7: Sunset of the Sabertooth

Sabertooths and the Ice Age: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #7: Sunset of the Sabertooth

Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce

Language: English

Pages: 128

ISBN: 0375823808

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #7: Sunset of the Sabertooth, they had lots of questions. What was it like to live in the Ice Age? How did early humans stay warm enough to survive? Who made the first cave paintings? What happened to saber-toothed cats and woolly mammoths? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. And teachers can use Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet common core text pairing needs.

Have more fun with Jack and Annie on the Magic Tree House website at!

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Figured out how to make fire. They rubbed two sticks together. The sticks grew warm. Soon a spark flew off. They found they could make sparks with stone as well. The sparks caught grass or wood on fire. When they made their own fires, they could stay warm. They could watch the flickering flames at night and have light. Later they found out they could cook their food. (Maybe someone accidentally dropped some meat in the fire.) And best of all, fire scared away hungry animals that prowled in the.

Their own. Scientists think females were the bosses of the herd. Predators Mammoths often had to fight off predators like people or saber-toothed cats. If danger was near, a mammoth trumpeted a note of alarm. They all moved in close together. The baby mammoths hid behind their mothers. The adults used their sharp tusks to fight off the intruders. They also used their huge legs to stomp on their enemies. Hunting a Mammoth Remains of a mammoth were found on a ranch in Naco,.

We don’t know exactly what the giant beavers looked like. Scientists guess they looked a lot like beavers today … only much bigger! Dire Wolf The Ice Age dire wolves were larger than wolves today. They were about five feet long and weighed more than 110 pounds. They had strong legs and a wide head. The dire wolves seemed to have hunted in packs. They had extremely large, powerful teeth. Scientists think they used them to crush the bones of their prey. Their teeth could also grip large.

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