Animals by Belinda Gallagher


Animals by Belinda Gallagher

Children's Encyclopedia Animals is filled with 500 great facts about bugs, sharks, reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals. Children will learn everything they need to know about the remarkable animal kingdom in an enjoyable and interactive way. Children's Encyclopedia Animals is full of fantastic facts about the animal kingdom, which will have children wanting to know more! Discover how a spider creates its web, where reptiles lay their eggs and why the fennec fox has such large ears. With easy-to-follow numbered facts, incredible photographs, artworks and diagrams, Children's Encyclopedia Animals will promote kids learning and reading skills. Fun and interactivity comes from the numerous projects to try at home, quizzes and cartoons. This book is the perfect children's animal encyclopedia for ages 7+. Essential topics covered in Children's Encyclopedia Animals: # Bugs: Insects everywhere, Stings and things, and Inventive arachnids# Sharks: Super swimmers, Getting up close, and Making friends# Reptiles and Amphibians: Scales and slime, Adaptable animals, and Dangerous enemies# Birds: The bird world, Hunters and scavengers, and Deep in the jungle# Mammals: Mammal groups, Fast movers, and Fighting back Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: # A great white shark has about 300 razor-sharp teeth in its mouth. Its jaws open wide enough to swallow a whole seal in one gulp!# Some male Agamid lizards appear to impress females with body-building. They can be seen perched on top of rocks, doing push-ups and bobbing their heads up and down.# Among the best mammal swimmers are elephants! They 'walk' in water without touching the bottom for hours and even go almost completely under, using their trunks as snorkels. Activities to make learning fun include: # Make your own flying stingray!# Are you a faster runner than your friends? Could you beat a cheetah in a race?# Animal disguises: create your own animal masks using card and the book to help you add details and colour. Pages: 224 Age: 7-10 Dimensions: 8.75 X 11.25 Format: Hardback ISBN: 9781782094982

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224 pages


Belinda Gallagher
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31st May 2014



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