Mammals by Stephen Savage
  

Synopsis

Mammals by Stephen Savage

Classification: Focus on: Mammals shows children how to identify and group mammals according to their characteristics. It answers questions such as what is a mammal? Where do mammals live? What do mammals eat? And how do mammals keep cool? Along with many others. The book looks at mammals from monkeys and bears to elephants and meerkats and their young, as well as some more unusual mammals such as mole rats and duck-billed platypuses. It also offers advice on keeping mammals as pets. The book also contains a useful scale to demonstrate the size of many amphibians in comparison to a human hand or an adult male, along with a topic web, a glossary and some suggestions for extension activities. Other titles in the series include Classification: Focus on: Amphibians, Classification: Focus on: Birds, Classification: Focus on: Insects, Classification: Focus on: Reptiles and Classification: Focus on: Fish.

About the Author

Stephen Savage is a biologist and natural history lecturer. He is also an assosiation member of the Institute of Biologists and an adviser for the British Marine Life Study Society.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Stephen Savage
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

11th December 2014

ISBN

9780750280761


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