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Written by Cynthia Unwin


ISBN: 978-0-531-12715-5

List Price: $30.00

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Did you know that while a cheetah can reach speeds of up to 60 mph (96.6 km/h) in just three seconds—it can also stay perfectly still for half an hour while hunting? 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 the evolution of and 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 #: 680834
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 #: 599.75/9
  • 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 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