Extreme Life Cycles by Louise Spilsbury
  

Synopsis

Extreme Life Cycles by Louise Spilsbury

Every living thing on Earth is part of a life cycle: the journey from emerging as a new organism, through the stages of growth and development, to becoming an adult that can reproduce new organisms of the same type. The journey is full of big challenges, and this book explores the extreme tactics some organisms use to make sure their life cycles succeed. From a zombie ant fungus to tapeworms that live in intestines, this book is full of fascinating, gory and extreme information. The Savage Nature series explores life science and life on Earth at its most extreme, from the fight for survival from birth to death through to the way that organisms have adapted to survive in extreme habitats. The series offers high-interest, engaging information, fascinating fact boxes and an in-depth exploration of the most exciting aspects of life science. A high-interest look at the natural world for children aged 9+.

Reviews

Children will no doubt delight in the sometimes grisly aspects of nature that are highlighted in this collection of weird and wonderful organism adaptations ... well-presented and organised School Librarian There are some fascinating creatures here and some quite amazing facts -- some of them quite grisly in their detail, which will appeal to children ... The series offers high-interest, engaging information, fascinating fact boxes ad an in-depth exploration of the most exciting aspects of science Parents In Touch

About the Author

Louise Spilsbury is a prolific children's book author. She has written titles on almost every subject, from science and geography through to world affairs, social issues, art, history, and literacy. Louise is married to the author Richard Spilsbury and has two children. She lives and works in Devon.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Louise Spilsbury
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

25th February 2016

ISBN

9781445145266


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