Classifying Fish: 2nd Edition

Classifying Fish: 2nd Edition

by Louise Splisbury
     
 

What makes a fish a fish? How is a herring different from a shark? What is an Atlantic football fish? Classifying Living Things investigates how and why we group animals. Each book focuses on a particular class of living things, looking at the key characteristics that set its members apart from those of other classes. Discover how classes of living things have

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Overview

What makes a fish a fish? How is a herring different from a shark? What is an Atlantic football fish? Classifying Living Things investigates how and why we group animals. Each book focuses on a particular class of living things, looking at the key characteristics that set its members apart from those of other classes. Discover how classes of living things have evolved, and how species have adapted to suit their environments. Find out why certain animals may show some characteristics of a particular class, but actually belong to another. 'Classifying Fish' looks at the amazing class of scaly swimmers. Find out how fish are grouped into orders and how each one is different from the rest. From salmon to skates, from giant whale sharks to tiny gobies, discover what makes fish so special.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781432923648
Publisher:
Heinemann-Raintree
Publication date:
06/15/2009
Series:
Classifying Living Things Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile:
IG1050L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Richard Spilsbury is an experienced author of nonfiction books for young people. He has written about a wide range of topics including science, nature, and history.

Louise Spilsbury is an experienced author of nonfiction books for young people. Her writing covers a wide range of topics from animals and science to history and social studies.

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