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African Savanna
     

African Savanna

by Donald M. Silver
 

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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

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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.

The spotlight is on the dangerous and endangered habitat of the African grasslands. Scene one: a patch of land the size of your living room. Close up: a lion cub playfully paws at a tortoise. Supporting cast: plants,soil,rocks,weather,and many,many animals great and small. Pull up a chair and observe this amazing travelogue,featuring one small square below the Sahara,half a world away. African Savanna is just one of the exciting,vibrantly illustrated volumes in the critically acclaimed One Small Square series of science and nature books for children ages 7 and up. Each book includes: Stunning full-color illustrations of each habitat and its creatures; Motivating experiments and activities,along with clear,diagrammed instructions and safety tips; A picture field guide of the habitat; A glossary-index and resource list. One Small Square—an eye-opening series originally published in hardcover—puts the whole world in perspective for children,one small square at a time. Each book is a thrilling,up-close encounter with mammals,insects,plants,birds,fish,amphibians,bacteria,and theecosystems in which they live.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780613072069
Publisher:
San Val
Publication date:
10/01/1999
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

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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