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Written by Dionna L. Mann


ISBN: 978-0-531-12718-6

List Price: $30.00

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Did you know that orcas live in family groups their entire lives—and that their intelligent, collaborative hunting techniques are what earned them the nickname ‘killer whales?’ Be surprised and awed by every page of this captivating book! Features include stunning photography; a fact file which breaks down vital data points in an easy-to-follow and understand format; fast facts; a family tree to show how this animal fits into the wider category of its scientific order; a glossary and more. The last chapter of every Nature’s Children title always discusses human’s impact on the animal and its environment.
Item #: 680841
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2019
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 7 1/4 x 8 3/8
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 599.53/6
  • Colorful photos and graphics clearly offer an up-close look at nature’s most fascinating creatures
  • Fact File provides an easy reference for vital information about the animals’ classification and basic habits
  • Large photos with callouts explain how the animal uses different body parts to survive, and thrive, in its habitat
  • Fast Facts throughout the book supplement information in the main text
  • The final chapter describes the way each of these animals interacts with the human species
  • Family Tree shows clearly and simply how the featured animal fits into the wider category of, its order
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com