Why Do Mammals Have Fur? by Pat Jacobs, Julia Bird


Why Do Mammals Have Fur? by Pat Jacobs, Julia Bird

An original new science series which explores the key characteristics that divide the main animal and plant groups, and looks at how these characteristics have evolved over time. The information is supported by examples that highlight the quirky and amazing qualities of the natural world, as well as revealing the dazzling variety within each group. Why Do Mammals Have Fur? looks at the defining features of mammals, such as being warm-blooded, having hair and feeding their young, and explores how mammals have evolved and adapted over time. Mammal life cycles, behaviour and habitats all also feature.

About the Author

Pat Jacobs has written more than 50 non-fiction, reference and activity books for children on subjects ranging from dinosaurs to the future of space exploration. She has lived in Paris and Germany, and has translated several children's books from German into English. Pat has two grown-up children and lives with her husband in rural Suffolk.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

27th February 2014



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