Item description for What is a Marsupial? (The Science of Living Things) by Bobbie Levigne Kalman...
Overview Marsupials are the only mammals that have a pouch on their body in which they carry their young. "What is a Marsupial" describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of the main types of marsupials and the differences--including reproduction, gestation, and birth--between them and placental mammals. Full color.
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
Marsupials are the only mammals that have a pouch on their body in which they carry their young. Most of these amazing animals live in Australia, where they have adapted to the harsh conditions of life in the outback. In What is a Marsupial? children will learn astounding facts about marsupials, including: -- the important differences between marsupials and placentals -- how kangaroos, koalas, wombats, Tasmanian devils, opossums, and bilbies are related -- how marsupials reproduce and raise their young -- the ways in which they hunt and feed -- why some marsupials are in danger
Citations And Professional Reviews What is a Marsupial? (The Science of Living Things) by Bobbie Levigne Kalman has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
School Library Journal - 11/01/2000 page 144
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Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.37" Width: 8.33" Height: 0.07" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Oct 31, 1999
Publisher Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN 0865059551 ISBN13 9780865059559
Availability 0 units.
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Intro to Marsupials Jan 3, 2007
This was purchased to be used at at zoo when we first got kangaroos. It was a good book and everyone, all ages, found it interesting. The photos are good and made these unusual animals a lot easier to explain.