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Fennec Foxes
     

Fennec Foxes

by Jane P. Gardner
 

Baby fennec foxes might be small but their ears are huge! The big ears give off body heat to help the kits stay cool in the desert. Fur on the kits' feet keeps them from getting burned by the hot sand. Look inside to see how fennec fox kits grow up and learn to survive in their desert home.

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Baby fennec foxes might be small but their ears are huge! The big ears give off body heat to help the kits stay cool in the desert. Fur on the kits' feet keeps them from getting burned by the hot sand. Look inside to see how fennec fox kits grow up and learn to survive in their desert home.

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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:
9781617729256
Publisher:
Bearport Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2014
Series:
Wild Canine Pups Series
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
710L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

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