An Anthology of Intriguing Animals
An Anthology of Intriguing Animals
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Annotation: Featuring easy-to-read, engagingly descriptive text, a lavishly photographed modern bestiary of amazing stories and myths about more than one hundred species of exotic animals includes profiles of the chameleon, the lemur and the koala.
Catalog Number: #172333
Format: Publisher's Hardcover
No other formats available
Copyright Date: 2018
Edition Date: 2018
Illustrator: Long, Daniel,, Rizza, Angela,, Terrazzini, Daniela Jaglenka,
Pages: 224 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-465-47702-0
ISBN 13: 978-1-465-47702-6
Dewey: 590
LCCN: 2018410245
Dimensions: 29 cm.
Language: English
Publishers Weekly
Gold foil-edged pages and a ribbon bookmark lend this anthology the feel of a keepsake volume. In lively prose, Hoare presents birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, insects, fish, and sea invertebrates from habitats worldwide. The passages describe the animals- characteristics, along with intriguing details: -The ground pangolin plods along on its back legs because of its huge, powerful front claws.- Bright, close-up photographs are set against ornate pastel backgrounds, while the spreads also include affectionate, matte renderings of each subject. A luxe introduction to the animal kingdom. Ages 7-10. (Oct.)
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Reading Level: 3.0
Interest Level: 3-6
Lexile: IG910L
Guided Reading Level: Q
Fountas & Pinnell: Q

This animal encyclopedia with a twist showcases more than 100 animals in close-up detail. Arranged from biggest to smallest, the wildlife of the world is revealed with stunning photography and gorgeous illustrations. The storybook descriptions will delight children and let them discover amazing animal facts, such as why the slow-motion sloth is so sluggish and how the plodding pangolin protects itself from predators, as well as some of the stories and myths surrounding their favorite beasts.

This beautiful modern collection lets you find the animals that interest you and uncover new favorites along the way. From lions and butterflies to sharks and spiders there's an animal for everyone in this celebration of the animal kingdom. Every animal is shown both photographically and illustrated, and children will love poring over the detailed images. The index is packed with reference information, including the size and location of each species, and a tree of life shows how the animal groups are connected.

With foil on the cover, gilded edges, and a ribbon for keeping your place, An Anthology of Intriguing Animals makes an attractive gift for any child who can't get enough of wildlife and nature. With engaging information and absorbing images, this book is perfect for children to explore by themselves or for bedtime stories.

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