Barnacles: Hated Squatters of the Sea

Barnacles: Hated Squatters of the Sea

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by Caitlind Alexander
     
 

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A barnacle is an animal that lives in the sea. Many people don't think of a barnacle as an animal. That's because they never see it. The animal is hidden inside a shell.
A barnacle has a round body. It also has six pairs of legs. That's twelve legs! But it doesn't use its legs for walking. It uses them to eat with.
Barnacles actually live upside down! Their

Overview

A barnacle is an animal that lives in the sea. Many people don't think of a barnacle as an animal. That's because they never see it. The animal is hidden inside a shell.
A barnacle has a round body. It also has six pairs of legs. That's twelve legs! But it doesn't use its legs for walking. It uses them to eat with.
Barnacles actually live upside down! Their heads are at the bottom and their legs are sticking up into the water.
Find out more about these strange sea creatures in this fun 15-minute book. Find out the answers to these questions:
How does a barnacle eat with its legs?
How does a barnacle near the shore stay wet when the tide goes out?
Why do people who own boats hate barnacles?
What can one little barnacle do to a huge submarine?

Learn what a barnacle looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.

Ages 7 to 10
All measurements in American and metric.

LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014701495
Publisher:
LearningIsland.com
Publication date:
05/23/2012
Series:
15-Minute Books , #327
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
402 KB
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Caitlind Alexander is the author of over 60 books for children, including the Jamie and Kendall Broderick Mystery series, the Wonderful World of Animals series, the Miss Jones series, and a number of books in the 14 Fun Facts and 101 Fun Facts series.

Caitlind is also an accomplished speaker. She has given numerous talks to children and school classes. She also gives talks and seminars for writers on topics ranging from creating believable characters to publishing ebooks.

She lives in California where she loves to visit historic places and learn about new things. She also loves to travel and has been all over the world.

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