Item description for What is an Amphibian? (The Science of Living Things) by Bobbie Kalman & Jacqueline Langille...
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 Kalman & Jacqueline Langille 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: 0.25" Width: 8.5" Height: 9.75" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Oct 31, 1999
Publisher Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN 0865059527 ISBN13 9780865059528
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More About Bobbie Kalman & Jacqueline Langille
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.
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