How Do Frogs Swallow With Their Eyes?

How Do Frogs Swallow With Their Eyes?

by Melvin Berger, Gilda Berger, Karen Carr
     
 

From basic questions like, "Do amphibians have ears?" to more involved ones such as "What is an amphibian's best defense?", this title provides answers for even the most inquisitive of young minds.

How do frogs swallow with their eyes?
Easily. When swallowing a big mouthful of food, a frog blinks its eyes. The blinking pushes the frogs huge eyeballs down on

Overview


From basic questions like, "Do amphibians have ears?" to more involved ones such as "What is an amphibian's best defense?", this title provides answers for even the most inquisitive of young minds.

How do frogs swallow with their eyes?
Easily. When swallowing a big mouthful of food, a frog blinks its eyes. The blinking pushes the frogs huge eyeballs down on top of its mouth. This helps squeeze the food in its mouth into its throat. WHOOSH!-down goes its meal!

In this superb introduction to amphibians, children will uncover many facts about these cold-blooded creatures.
The Bergers discuss key curricular topics, like metamorphisis and molting, in an accessible manner and the vivid illustrations of Karen Carr make these animals jump right off of the page!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780439266772
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Series:
Scholastic Question & Answer
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
9.88(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.16(d)
Lexile:
IG610L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

Meet the Author


Melvin and Gilda Berger are the authors of more than two hundred books for children. Their books have recieved awards from the National Science Teachers Association, the Library of Congress, and the New York Public Library. The Bergers live in New York.

Melvin and Gilda Berger are the authors of more than two hundred books for children. Their books have recieved awards from the National Science Teachers Association, the Library of Congress, and the New York Public Library. The Bergers live in New York.

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