Swamp

Swamp

by Donald Silver, Patricia Wynne
     
 

The water is shallow and murky. The ground is squishy. The air is muggy, and the whole place is buggy. Millipedes chomp on rotting ferns and mosses. A dragonfly devours other insects in midair. The trees have "knees". . .there are manatees. . .quick, sly snappers and green flytrappers. With this book, you can explore one small square of a swamp from the boardwalk

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The water is shallow and murky. The ground is squishy. The air is muggy, and the whole place is buggy. Millipedes chomp on rotting ferns and mosses. A dragonfly devours other insects in midair. The trees have "knees". . .there are manatees. . .quick, sly snappers and green flytrappers. With this book, you can explore one small square of a swamp from the boardwalk in a park. . .at a nature preserve. . .or at home. This is a welcome new addition to a critically acclaimed One Small Square science and nature series for children ages 7 and up. Each book includes: Stunning full-color illustrations of each habitat and its creatures; Motivating experiments and activities, along with clear, diagrammed instructions and safety tips; A picture field guide to the habitat; A glossary-index and resource list. One Small Square puts a whole world in perspective for children, one small square at a time. Each book is a thrilling, up-close encounter with mammals, insects, plants, birds, fish, amphibians, bacteria, and the ecosystems in which they live. "Science education at its best."—Science Books and Films. Donald M. Silver is the author of more than 40 science books for children and teachers alike. In addition to the award-winning One Small Square series, he has written The Animal World, Why Save the Rain Forest?, Extinction Is Forever, and The Dinosaur Activity Book—all illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070579262
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/1997
Series:
One Small Square Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
883,748
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

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