Welcome to the World of Squirrels

( 2 )

Overview

Did you know that tree squirrels can be found all over the world except in Australia and Antarctica? In North America, there are nine main kinds of tree squirrels. And they always seem to be on the move. Whether they are scampering along branches or leaping from tree to tree, they never seem to stay still. So if you want to finds out more about these busy rodents, you'll have to run!

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, habitat, and life cycle of the ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (18) from $1.99   
  • New (8) from $3.70   
  • Used (10) from $1.99   
Note: Kids' Club Eligible. See More Details.
Sending request ...

Overview

Did you know that tree squirrels can be found all over the world except in Australia and Antarctica? In North America, there are nine main kinds of tree squirrels. And they always seem to be on the move. Whether they are scampering along branches or leaping from tree to tree, they never seem to stay still. So if you want to finds out more about these busy rodents, you'll have to run!

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, habitat, and life cycle of the animal that never seems to stay still.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
Each book in the "Welcome to the World of Animals" series describes the animal in terms of wonder at what it can do and how it functions in its environment. Short chapters tell where the animals can be found, what they eat, how they communicate, what babies are like, and how they spend time. The book helpfully reminds readers that there are about 260 kinds of squirrels (including ground squirrels, prairie dogs, and chipmunks) in the worldwide family with only about 9 main kinds of tree squirrels in North America. A report writer would easily locate habitats and other relevant features, given the functional index and glossary of this 32-page book. Sidebars and well-captioned photographs are interesting and inviting to read as is the friendly and well-organized text. 2003 (orig. 2001), Gareth Stevens,
— Susan Hepler
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781552852590
  • Publisher: Whitecap Books, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/28/2001
  • Series: Welcome to the World Series
  • Pages: 28
  • Sales rank: 343,637
  • Age range: 4 - 7 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Diane Swanson specializes in nature writing for children. She is the author of many books, including Safari Beneath the Sea, which won the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Non-Fiction for Children. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4
( 2 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(2)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews
  • Posted May 9, 2012

    Great!

    Colorful pictures and great info-not extremely detailed though.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted June 24, 2014

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)