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Written by Moira Rose Donahue


ISBN: 978-0-531-19263-4

List Price: $30.00

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Did you know that beavers can hold their breath for up to fifteen minutes under water—or that their front teeth have an iron coating that makes them orange? Learn fascinating facts like these—and more—all in the pages of this book!
Item #: 675553
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 #: 599.37
  • Colorful photos and graphics clearly offer an up-close look at nature’s most fascinating creatures
  • A Fact File provides an easy reference for vital information about the animals’ classification and basic habits
  • A large photo with callouts explains 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
  • A Family Tree shows clearly and simply how the featured animal has evolved from and 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