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What is an Amphibian? : Science of Living Things S. - Bobbie Kalman

What is an Amphibian?

Science of Living Things S.

Paperback Published: 31st October 1999
ISBN: 9780865059528
Number Of Pages: 32
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old

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The Science of Living Things series helps children understand that they are as connected to trees, rocks, and weather as the animals that live outdoors This important series helps define the basic concept of life and investigates the incredible world of living things. Each book explores a basic scientific concept or animal using:
-- easy-to-understand text
-- clearly labeled diagrams
-- exciting, full-color photographs

Amphibian means "two lives" since these animals spend the first part of their life underwater and the rest on land. From flying tree frogs to slithering caecilians, kids will be captivated by this "slimy" animal group in What is an Amphibian? Young readers will discover:
-- the amphibian family tree
-- an amphibian's body
-- special skin and senses
-- how they move and what they eat
-- water-versus land-dwelling species
-- their life cycle and parental care
-- defending themselves

What is an amphibian?p. 4
The amphibian family treep. 6
An amphibian's life cyclep. 8
Amphibian bodiesp. 10
Super skinp. 12
Using their sensesp. 14
Hunters and huntedp. 16
At homep. 18
Frogs and toadsp. 20
Salamandersp. 22
Caeciliansp. 25
Finding a matep. 26
Parentingp. 28
Disappearing amphibiansp. 30
Words to know and Indexp. 32
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ISBN: 9780865059528
ISBN-10: 0865059527
Series: Science of Living Things S.
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 31st October 1999
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Co,Canada
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 21.5  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.15