Elephants: The Kings of the Land [NOOK Book]

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Elephants are the largest animal that lives on land. They are HUGE! A male elephant can stand 12 feet (3.75 metres) tall at the shoulders. It can weigh up to 26,000 pounds (12,000 kg). That means one elephant can weigh as much as 13 small trucks!
Elephants have four very strong legs. Their legs are like posts. They have to be large enough to hold all the muscles an elephant needs to stand and walk around. Their legs are so big around that a ...
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Elephants: The Kings of the Land

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Overview

Elephants are the largest animal that lives on land. They are HUGE! A male elephant can stand 12 feet (3.75 metres) tall at the shoulders. It can weigh up to 26,000 pounds (12,000 kg). That means one elephant can weigh as much as 13 small trucks!
Elephants have four very strong legs. Their legs are like posts. They have to be large enough to hold all the muscles an elephant needs to stand and walk around. Their legs are so big around that a grown woman can barely reach her arms all the way around one leg!
Elephants have a huge, round body. It is so big that 10 children can sit on top of an elephant at once!
Find out more about this amazing animal and learn the answers to these questions:
How long can an elephant's trunk be?
How do elephants replace their teeth?
How much water can an elephant's trunk hold?
How long do elephants sleep?

Learn what an elephant 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.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016118086
  • Publisher: LearningIsland.com
  • Publication date: 12/19/2012
  • Series: 15-Minute Books, #339
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 588,561
  • Age range: 6 - 8 Years
  • File size: 635 KB

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 e-books.

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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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2014

    Dede

    Love elephants love elephants!

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    Posted May 17, 2013

    Love book

    I love elephants wow!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2013

    Elephants

    Verry well writen i am a elephant lover and it was verry well

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 16, 2013

    Elephants rock

    I love this book

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