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Camouflage and Mimicry: Animal Weapons and Defenses
This title covers these subjects: Animal behavior., Animal defenses., Camouflage (Biology).
Camouflage and Mimicry: Animal Weapons and Defenses
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Camouflage and Mimicry: Animal Weapons and Defenses

When it comes to survival, appearances are everything! A harmless animal can frighten predators away by appearing dangerous. A dangerous animal can lure prey by appearing harmless. Discover the disguises of some of your favorite animals.

 
Dewey591.47'2
GenreInformational
  
Reading LevelGrades 1-2
Interest LevelGrades 3-9
GRLM
ATOS Level3.4
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #148508
Early Intervention Level23
  
Text TypeInformational Text
  
ISBN978-1-4296-6508-7
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandBlazers
Copyright2012
  
Page Dimensions7" x 9"
Page Count32
LanguagesEnglish
BindingReinforced Library Binding
Hardcover
List Price: $27.32 School/Library Price
$20.49
 


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Science Books & Films - Halonna Kelly, The Weinberg Group, Washington, DC

"STAR REVIEW! Camouflage and Mimicry is a great book that describes how animals are able to survive by taking on the appearance of their surroundings. The book is divided into four sections: now you see it now you don’t, hiding out, copycats, and a sneaky ambush. The book introduces the reader to different animals that are not commonly known. “Fierce Facts” provide additional information about the newly introduced animals, thereby expanding the reader’s understanding. Key words that are relevant to the book’s theme, camouflage & mimicry, are emboldened so that they are readily identified while the reader is reading the text and the definition of these key words is included on the next page." - Science Books & Films

October 1, 2012

Bookshop Talk blog - Kim Harris Thacker: mommy, writer, and Bookshop Talk host

"Capstone Press is known for publishing quality nonfiction books for classrooms and school libraries, but any animal lover will enjoy reading the books reviewed in this post. . . .They all contain gorgeous, vivid photographs and graphics and are written in a conversational tone suitable to their intended readership." - Bookshop Talk blog

May 16, 2013

Janet Riehecky

Janet Riehecky

Janet Riehecky is a longtime writer for children. She has worked as a high school English teacher, a college professor, and a children's book editor. Her 24 volume series Dinosaurs! won the Summit Award for Best Children's Nonfiction, presented by the Society of Midland Authors, and her Tasmanian Tiger was a Junior Library Guild selection. Janet loves to collect dinosaur bones. On a dig in western Colorado, she dug up the first bone found of a brand new dinosaur, the Mymoorapelta.

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