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Life in a Rain Forest

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Life in a Rain Forest explores the wide range of plant and animal life that thrives in this hot, wet biome.

Simple text and photographs introduce the rain forest biome, including the environment, plants, and animals.

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Overview

Life in a Rain Forest explores the wide range of plant and animal life that thrives in this hot, wet biome.

Simple text and photographs introduce the rain forest biome, including the environment, plants, and animals.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
Snakes slither through the tall grass. Tree frogs hop from branch to leaf. Apes swing from tree to tree. All this happens while a rainstorm is brewing overhead. This is what a rain forest is like. This book, one of the "Living in a Biome" series, takes readers into the depths of a rainforest to discover what life exists there. The book is broken up into short chapters and each spread covers a different topic. The text is easy to read and, in a reversal of the typical structure, serves to highlight the pictures, which are stunning. The book has a table of contents, glossary, index and its own web page called facthound.com. This book would enliven a class studying biomes, and would spark the interest of a child reading on his or her own. It is an excellent resource. 2004, Capstone Press, Ages 5 to 7.
— Heather Robertson
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736821025
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2003
  • Series: War Machines Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,399,923
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 460L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

What Are Rain Forests? 4
Rain Forest Animals 8
Rain Forest Plants 14
Living Together 20
Glossary 22
Read More 23
Internet Sites 23
Index/Word List 24
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