African Savanna

Overview

The African grasslands stretch across the continent below the Sahara. In a swuare of land about the size of a living room, children will see animals they might have encountered only at the zoo. . .discover the rewards and dangers of their natural home. . .and observe how these creatures live with each other in a changing, endangered environment. It's an exciting journey of discovery, coming to you from the One Small Square series of interactive science and nature books. . .where the next stop could be as near as ...

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Overview

The African grasslands stretch across the continent below the Sahara. In a swuare of land about the size of a living room, children will see animals they might have encountered only at the zoo. . .discover the rewards and dangers of their natural home. . .and observe how these creatures live with each other in a changing, endangered environment. It's an exciting journey of discovery, coming to you from the One Small Square series of interactive science and nature books. . .where the next stop could be as near as your backyard or as far as half a world away.

Explores the grasslands which stretch across the continent of Africa below the Sahara and observes the animals living in that changing, endangered environment.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070579316
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/1/1997
  • Series: One Small Square Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 789,209
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.16 (d)

Meet the Author

Donald M. Silver is the author of more than 40 science books for children and teachers alike. In addition to the award-winning One Small Square series, he has written The Animal World, Why Save the Rain Forest?, Extinction Is Forever, and The Dinosaur Activity Book—all illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne.

Patricia J. Wynne’s illustrations have also appeared in Scientific American, Natural History, and The New York Times as well as in the highly praised books Hungry, Hungry Sharks, and The Human Body. Both the author and illustrator live in New York City.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.Up a Tree.The Tunnel Makers.Look Out Below! Open for Business.Ambush.Eat in Peace? Not a Chance! On the Prowl.On the Way.Danger Ahead.Not on Vacation.Meanwhile, Back at the Square.Don't Call 911.Getting the Job Done.

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