What Does an Animal Eat? by Lawrence F. Lowery


What Does an Animal Eat? by Lawrence F. Lowery

Kids who want to know all about animals will find this book fascinating. What Does an Animal Eat? offers insights into two special aspects of hungry animals: how their teeth and beaks offer clues to what they eat and the food chain's role in helping to make sure there's enough for all. Illustrated with detailed drawings, the book's simple explanations lay the foundation for a deeper understanding of animal adaptation and the need for human help to protect the food chain. What Does an Animal Eat? is part of the I Wonder Why book series, written to ignite the curiosity of children in grades K-6 while encouraging them to become avid readers. These books explore the marvels of animals, plants, and other phenomena related to science and nature. Included in each edition is a Parent/Teacher Handbook with coordinating activities. The I Wonder Why series is written by an award-winning science educator and published by NSTA Kids, a division of NSTA Press.

About the Author

Lawrence F. Lowery taught in the Oakland, California, public schools before becoming a professor of science education at the University of California, Berkeley. He has more than 40 years' experience creating science activities and programs, developing curricula, and writing articles and books, including NSTA Press's recent publication The Everyday Science Sourcebook, Revised 2nd Edition.

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32 pages


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Publication date

15th July 2011



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