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What are Camouflage and Mimicry? (The Science of Living Things) [Paperback]

By Bobbie Kalman (Author) & John Crossingham (Author)
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Item description for What are Camouflage and Mimicry? (The Science of Living Things) by Bobbie Kalman & John Crossingham...

Explains how animals use a combination of color, patterns, and shape to blend in with the environment and escape the notice of predators and prey.

Publishers Description
The Science of Living Things series helps children understand that they are as connected to trees, rocks, and weather as the animals that live outdoors This important series helps define the basic concept of life and investigates the incredible world of living things. Each book explores a basic scientific concept or animal using:
-- easy-to-understand text
-- clearly labeled diagrams
-- exciting, full-color photographs

In the animal world, the easiest way to avoid being eaten is to avoid being seen. What are Camouflage and Mimicry? examines animals that use unique colonization to avoid their predators -- or to sneak up on prey So highly developed is the camouflage of some animals, that they are virtually impossible to see. Examples include:
-- spots and stripes that blend into the shadows
-- bright colors that warn of toxic poisons
-- animals that look like rocks, plants, or even other animals
-- animals that can changes colors to blend into virtually any background

Citations And Professional Reviews
What are Camouflage and Mimicry? (The Science of Living Things) by Bobbie Kalman & John Crossingham has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -

  • School Library Journal - 12/01/2001 page 123

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 8.25" Height: 9.25"
Weight:   0.35 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 31, 2000
Publisher   Crabtree Publishing Company
Age  7-12
Edition  New  
ISBN  0865059624  
ISBN13  9780865059627  

Availability  48 units.
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More About Bobbie Kalman & John Crossingham

Bobbie Kalman Bobbie Kalman is the award-winning author of more than 400 non-fiction books. She established herself as a leading author in children’s non-fiction in the 1980’s and 90’s with two acclaimed series about pioneer life, The Early Settler Life Series (15 titles) and The Historic Communities Series (31 titles), both published by Crabtree Publishing. She has created many of Crabtree’s most popular series, which also include The Native Nations of North America Series (19 titles), The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures Series (93 titles), and The Science of Living Things Series (32 titles), among others.

Born in Hungary in 1947, Bobbie and her family escaped to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. A former teacher, Bobbie Kalman taught at both the elementary and secondary levels. She also spent several years working as an educational consultant for several publishing companies. Bobbie holds degrees in English, Psychology, and Education. She is married and has four children and three grandchildren.

Although best known for her non-fiction, Bobbie’s newest book is autobiographical. Released in September, 2006, Refugee Child is the account of Bobbie and her family’s escape from Hungary when she was just nine years old. Written to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution in October of 2006, the book is told from the perspective of a young girl.

Bobbie Kalman was born in 1947.

Bobbie Kalman has published or released items in the following series...
  1. ABCs of the Natural World
  2. Alphabasics
  3. Animal Family Adventures
  4. Colonial People
  5. Crabapples
  6. Crabtree Visual Dictionaries
  7. Earth's Endangered Animals (Paperback)
  8. Historic Communities (Paperback)
  9. Introducing Habitats
  10. It's Fun to Learn about Baby Animals (Paperback)
  11. Lands, Peoples, & Cultures (Paperback)
  12. Life Cycle of A...(Paperback)
  13. Life in the Old West
  14. Native Nations of North America (Paperback)
  15. Nature's Changes
  16. Science of Living Things (Paperback)
  17. Sports in Action (Paperback)
  18. Spotlight on My Country
  19. Vehicles on the Move

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1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > Animals > General > Nonfiction
3Books > Subjects > Children > Science, Nature & How It Works > Zoology
4Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8

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