Item description for What Is a Biome? (Science of Living Things) by Bobbie Kalman...
Overview Introduces biomes, showing and describing the main kinds and discussing their location, climate, and plant and animal life, as well as those developed by humans
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
The world's largest community of plants and animals is the marine biome made up of the world's oceans and seas. Amazingly, some ocean animals such as sponges are attached to one place all their life and grab their food as it passes by on the ocean current. Children will love learning about life in What is a Biome? which covers: -- forests, deserts, grasslands, wetlands, oceans and the chilly arctic tundra -- how wildlife have adapted to their biome's particular climate -- biomes in danger
Citations And Professional Reviews What Is a Biome? (Science of Living Things) by Bobbie Kalman has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
School Library Journal - 11/01/1998
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Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 8.3" Height: 0.2" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 1997
Publisher Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN 0865058873 ISBN13 9780865058873
Availability 0 units.
More About 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.