Item description for What is an Amphibian? (The Science of Living Things) by Bobbie Langille Kalman...
Overview From slimy tree frogs to slithering caecilians, kids will be captivated by vibrant photos of amphibians accompanied by powerful prose describing these cool-blooded creatures' physiology, behavior, habitats and life cycles.
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
Amphibian means "two lives" since these animals spend the first part of their life underwater and the rest on land. From flying tree frogs to slithering caecilians, kids will be captivated by this "slimy" animal group in What is an Amphibian? Young readers will discover: -- the amphibian family tree -- an amphibian's body -- special skin and senses -- how they move and what they eat -- water-versus land-dwelling species -- their life cycle and parental care -- defending themselves
Citations And Professional Reviews What is an Amphibian? (The Science of Living Things) by Bobbie Langille Kalman has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
School Library Journal - 03/01/2000 page 227
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Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.64" Width: 4.36" Height: 0.15" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Oct 31, 1999
Publisher Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN 0865059527 ISBN13 9780865059528