Animals that make me say wow!

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Watertown, MA : Imagine! Publishing, 2014., Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, 2014.
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80 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
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IL: MG - BL: 6 - AR Pts: 1
Southside - Children's Juvenile
591.4 Cus
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Watertown, MA : Imagine! Publishing, 2014., Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, 2014.
Accelerated Reader
Level 6, 1 Points


Includes bibliographical references (page 76) and index.
This book celebrates amazing animal surprises from all over the world with one-of-a-kind photographs from the NWF archives.
"Cusick explores how gravity-defying flight, coiled and tubelike tongues, bite-proof armor and other surprising adaptations in animal bodies and behavior provide a competitive edge. This presentation of amazing animal facts is loosely organized into three sections: defense, foraging and anatomy. There's a short introduction for each section followed by a series of boxed explanations interspersed among a gallery of close-up photographs, mostly from the National Wildlife Federation archives. Some images are quite wonderful: a family of cygnets riding a swan's back, a porcupine chewing on a branch, an unidentified moth with a coiled tongue. Others are really too small to see details well. Some images are clearly labeled with the creature's name; others can be guessed from the nearby text, but some will be mysteries (perhaps better than the "great egret" caption for the snowy egret picture). Readers are asked some thought-provoking questions as well as offered cool facts. Scavenger-hunt challenges in the concluding section call for both inside and outside research. A companion volume, Animals That Make Me Say OUCH!, follows the same format, but its third section deals with adaptations for hostile environments. Both titles feature lively, colorful design. Best for browsers who like their facts fast" --,Kirkus Reviews.
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Accelerated Reader AR,MG,6,1,180542.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Cusick, D. (2014). Animals that make me say wow! . Imagine! Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Cusick, Dawn. 2014. Animals That Make Me Say Wow!. Watertown, MA: Imagine! Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Cusick, Dawn. Animals That Make Me Say Wow! Watertown, MA: Imagine! Publishing, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Cusick, Dawn. Animals That Make Me Say Wow! Imagine! Publishing, 2014.

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