Tiger Tales (DK Readers Series, Level 3: Reading Alone)

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Hunter or hunted? How much longer will these magnificent beasts prowl the plant? These stories will touch your heart. The 48-page Level 3 books, designed for children who can read on their own, contain more complex sentence structure and more detail. Young readers will devour these kid-friendly titles, which cover high-interest topics such as sharks, and the Bermuda Triangle, as well as classics like Aladdin. Information boxes highlight historical references, trivia, pronunciation, and other facts about words and...
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Overview

Hunter or hunted? How much longer will these magnificent beasts prowl the plant? These stories will touch your heart. The 48-page Level 3 books, designed for children who can read on their own, contain more complex sentence structure and more detail. Young readers will devour these kid-friendly titles, which cover high-interest topics such as sharks, and the Bermuda Triangle, as well as classics like Aladdin. Information boxes highlight historical references, trivia, pronunciation, and other facts about words and names mentioned. Averaging 2,400 to 2,800 words, these books offer a 50/50 picture-to-text ratio.The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4.

Explains the sad fate of tigers, which are considered to be in serious danger of extinction.

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Following a dramatic warning about the threat of extinction, facts about tigers are presented to show the reduction in numbers that has occurred over the last one hundred years. The story tells how deliberate death by a large vehicle is followed by the scavenging of every part of the animal's body. The money gained from selling those parts to the medical trade in China is the main motivation for the poaching of these endangered animals. This is happening throughout Asia. Photographs add truth and reality to the sad story and tell what some groups are doing about it. Boxed text gives details of the nature of these big cats as well as some true stories of their interaction with people in the past. This "Eyewitness Reader" is intended for grades two and three. There is a table of contents, a glossary and an index. This is fascinating and involving material for this age group. 2000, DK Publishing, Ages 7 to 9, $12.95 and $3.95. Reviewer: Margarette Reid
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Gr 2-4-Six sections deal with real incidents that illustrate the clash between big cats and humans in Africa and Southeast Asia. There is also a chapter on the beast of Exmoor, an animal thought to be an escaped puma that attacks farm animals in southwest England. Much of the book indicates how poaching and territorial encroachment are diminishing lion and tiger populations. Big cats are shown attacking humans when they are incapable of hunting more challenging prey. Some basic facts are supplied, but there is not enough information for general reports. The artwork includes many large, color photos and some watercolors. Illustrated sidebars feature basic vocabulary or people involved with big-cat ecology. Michael Bright's Tiger (Watts, 1989; o.p.) has a good section on preserving tigers and offers more substantive, better-organized information on the animal's life cycle. Chancellor's book is an additional purchase for libraries needing more beginning readers on endangered species.-Lynda Ritterman, Atco Elementary School, NJ Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.|
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789454249
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/28/2000
  • Series: DK Readers Series
  • Edition description: 1 AMER ED
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 7 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 0.33 (d)

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DK Publishing is world renowned for its distinctive, highly visual books that inform, inspire, and entertain readers of all ages.
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Table of Contents

Tigers in danger 4
Tiger terror 16
Set us free 26
Lion alert 36
The beast of Exmoor 42
The world's big cats 46
Glossary 48
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