Text and photographs introduce the physical characteristics and behavior of walruses.

Simple text and photographs describe the physical characteristics and behavior of walruses.

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Text and photographs introduce the physical characteristics and behavior of walruses.

Simple text and photographs describe the physical characteristics and behavior of walruses.

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Children's Literature
This book is one in the "Ocean Life" series published by Pebble Books that supports national science standards. The series shows that animals have features that help them live in different environments. The book uses simple text and photographs to describe walruses and how they live. Readers will learn that walruses are mammals that swim in the ocean and rest on land and ice. They will also learn about the body parts of the walruses, which are clearly labeled on the full-page photographs. The author also discusses how walruses use their whiskers to find clams and snails to eat. The large, colorful photographs support early readers in their comprehension of the text. Readers are assisted in learning new words that are subject-specific through the repetition of words and phrases. Adults may need to help some children use the Table of Contents, Words to Know, Read More, Internet Sites, and Index/Word List sections of the book. This is an excellent resource for younger elementary children. 2003, Pebble Books/Capstone Press, Ages 4 to 7.
— Maureen Boyle
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736834162
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2003
  • Series: Ocean Life Series
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 1,395,429
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Walruses 5
Body 11
What Walruses Do 19
Words to Know 22
Internet Sites 23
Index/Word List 24
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