Whales & Dolphins by Belinda Gallagher
  

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Whales & Dolphins by Belinda Gallagher

100 Facts Whales and Dolphins is bursting with awesome images, fun activities and exactly 100 mind-blowing facts. Children will learn everything they need to know about these amazing marine mammals. 100 Facts Whales and Dolphins covers key topics about these sea creatures in easily-digestible, numbered facts. Every page features detailed illustrations and colourful photographs that bring the text to life for kids. This is the perfect dolphin book for kids aged 7+ who want to learn more about these fascinating sea creatures. Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Whales and Dolphins: - The cetacean family and similarities among different species- Long-distance swimming, breathing and diving, and looking inside their bodies- The old days of whaling, new threats and dolphins who work with people Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: - The sperm whale has the biggest brain in the world. It weighs about 8 kilograms - that's over five times the size of a human brain!- The long tusk-like tooth of the narwhal was once sold as the 'real horn' of the mythical horse, the unicorn.- The blue whale calf is the world's biggest baby at 7 metres in length and 3 tonnes in weight. It drinks 350 litres of its mother's milk every day! Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include: - Make a whale using a balloon, papier-mache paste, newspaper strips and paint- Quiz question: The blue whale weighs up to 30 tonnes in weight. True or false?- Cut out a dolphin from some card and stick it to a straw. Invent tricks to put on a dolphin show! Author: Steve ParkerPages: 48Age: 7+Dimensions:9 X 12Format: Paperback with holographic foilISBN: 9781782091967

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Paperback
48 pages

Author

Belinda Gallagher
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Publisher

Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd

Publication date

31st May 2014

ISBN

9781782091967


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