Item description for What Is a Fish? (Science of Living Things) by Bobbie Kalman...
Overview Introduces fishes, showing and describing different types including freshwater and saltwater, and discussing their anatomy, habitats, reproduction, and diet
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
There are over 25,000 different species of fish in the oceans, lakes, and rivers of the earth. Some fish even breathe air and can live on land What is a Fish? explains -- how a fish's body is designed to live underwater -- how fish swim, breathe, eat, and reproduce -- how they defend themselves -- life in a tropical reef -- unusual fish and fun fish facts -- dangers to fish
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Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.44" Width: 8.48" Height: 0.13" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Oct 31, 1998
Publisher Crabtree Publishing Company
Series Science of Living Things
ISBN 0865058946 ISBN13 9780865058941
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.
Reviews - What do customers think about What Is a Fish? (Science of Living Things)?
good science book Jul 10, 2002
This entire series of books on animals, their habitats, life cycles, etc. are wonderful! I own 13 of them now. I use these with my first graders during our animal unit. Each book has fantastic pictures and drawings. The information is presented very well but also simply enough that primary aged students can grasp the concepts and find it fascinating. The books also enable themselves to be read in pieces if you want to skip something or focus on a certain area. I highly recommend books by Bobbie Kalman!