Vertebrate, cold-blooded, and gills are some of the identifying features of this classification of animal. Read and learn general information about this animal group, fish. The full-page, color illustrations have labels to identify the different fish. There are a few diagrams to show the skeletal features and different fins. A chart demonstrates how a scientist classifies an animal, beginning with the kingdom and going on to the level of species. There is a chapter that briefly discusses three classes of fish: bony, cartilaginous, and jawless. Readers will find insets that provide additional information. Find out which fish is the largest, smallest, hottest, and fastest. A glossary and index are provided along with a list of additional resources to find out more about fish. For those students studying animal classification, this book is one of six in the "Amazing Science: Animal Classification" series. The other books in the series cover amphibians, birds, insects, mammals, and reptiles. The format and presentation of the books in the series are similar and provide general information about the animal group. Reviewer: Carrie Hane Hung
Product dimensions: 10.10 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 0.30 (d)
Meet the Author
Suzanne Slade is the author of 100 books for children, including many titles on science topics. Suzanne holds a Mechanical Engineering degree, and has worked on Delta IV rockets and car braking systems before beginning her writing career. She lives in a suburb of Chicago with her husband and two children.