African Wild Dogs

African Wild Dogs

by Jane P. Gardner
     
 

Four African wild dog pups rest inside their den. Their mother keeps them safe while the rest of the pack hunts for food. Working together, the adults feed and care for the furry pups. Look inside to see how the little pups grow up to become skilled hunters-just like the other members of their pack.  See more details below

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Four African wild dog pups rest inside their den. Their mother keeps them safe while the rest of the pack hunts for food. Working together, the adults feed and care for the furry pups. Look inside to see how the little pups grow up to become skilled hunters-just like the other members of their pack.

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
11/01/2013
K-Gr 3—The lives of eight wild canines-from birth to adulthood-are introduced in these accessible titles. The texts are comprised of short sentences set in a large font. While most of the young ones are adorable, only the fennec foxes retain their endearing quality through maturity. In contrast, adult African wild dogs, dingoes, and jackals can be scary looking. Bright color photos, many full-spread, dominate the pages. Some shots border on graphic. For example, one photo shows a coyote parent carrying a dead rabbit and another presents an African wild dog with a bloody carcass in its mouth. Each volume offers a size comparison between the subject and a human adult and child and a map that shows where the species live. Side boxes enhance but do not interrupt the texts. Picture glossaries conclude every book. Perfect for beginning readers, novice report writers, and browsers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617729324
Publisher:
Bearport Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/2013
Series:
Wild Canine Pups Series
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
985,121
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
NC750L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

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