Can You Find Me?: Nature's Hidden Creatures

Overview

Some creatures are easy to see because they are either very good at escaping from danger, or their bright colours warn that they are poisonous. Harmless tasty creatures need to look as invisible as possible. These are camouflaged. Then there are those that fool their hunters by looking like something else. These are mimics. From the deserts of Australia to the cloud forests of Central America, Paul Zborowski brings you on a world tour of habitats and the creatures that hide in them. Test your skill at spotting ...

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Overview

Some creatures are easy to see because they are either very good at escaping from danger, or their bright colours warn that they are poisonous. Harmless tasty creatures need to look as invisible as possible. These are camouflaged. Then there are those that fool their hunters by looking like something else. These are mimics. From the deserts of Australia to the cloud forests of Central America, Paul Zborowski brings you on a world tour of habitats and the creatures that hide in them. Test your skill at spotting the fakers-and where they are hidden! This is a large format picture book aimed at children in the 8½ years age group. The focus is on educating children. It is the latest book in a series on the environment and the world we live in.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781921580024
  • Publisher: New Holland Australia
  • Publication date: 3/10/2011
  • Series: Young Reed
  • Pages: 48
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Zborowski is an entomologist and photographer based in the Wet Tropics World Heritage area of Queensland. He has studied and photographed insect behaviour around the world and now concentrates on maintaining a macro photo collection which can be visited at www.close-up-photolibrary.com.

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Table of Contents

How Do I Look? 6

Just Add Colour 8

Shape and Shadow 10

Acting Like Something Else 12

Dodging About in the Desert Sand 14

Shiny as Stones in the Desert 16

Bark Hideouts 18

Wet and Mossy 20

That Leaf Moved! 22

Making Shapes on the Seabed 24

Bigger Creatures Do It Too 26

The Opposite of Camouflage 28

Big and Bold-I Bite Back 30

Can You Guess If I Am Dangerous? 32

Who Do You Trust? 34

Will the Real Ant Please Stand Up? 36

Any More Impostors? 38

You Are What You Eat 40

You Are What You Don't Eat-Poo 42

So You Need Help? 44

Want to Know More? 47

Glossary 47

Index 48

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