Why Why Why Were Mammoths Woolly?


Why why why do you ask so many questions?

Well if you didn't ask, you would never find out about things!

Take a look inside the pages of this book and discover the answers to loads of interesting questions about prehistoric animals.

So what are you waiting for? Ask some questions!

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Why why why do you ask so many questions?

Well if you didn't ask, you would never find out about things!

Take a look inside the pages of this book and discover the answers to loads of interesting questions about prehistoric animals.

So what are you waiting for? Ask some questions!

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Summer Whiting
Why, why, why do young readers have so many questions? They have come to the right place! This fantastic question and answer format will address almost forty questions about woolly mammals and other prehistoric animals. Trilobites, Acanthostegas, the sabre tooth tiger—they are all included along with many more prehistoric animal friends! Which creature had thirty-two toes? Which dog ate plants? Which bird was as big as a plane? The answers are right here! The index will make it easy for young readers to locate information ranging from flying reptiles to scorpions to elephant tusks. There is a short quiz found at the back of the book with an answer key. This book would be a fabulous addition to elementary classrooms. It would complement the animal and habitat units in the upper grades. Students would be able to work independently and gather a wealth of information about their chosen prehistoric animal. The illustrations help to clarify the information being presented. Those reluctant readers who have an interest in animals will also take a great interest in this book. The information is concise and clear. Reviewer: Summer Whiting
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781422215890
  • Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/28/2009
  • Series: Why Why Why Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.20 (w) x 11.70 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

What was an ammonite? 4

Which fish wore armor? 5

Were fish bigger than cars? 5

Which scorpion was as big as a lion? 6

Why did fish begin to walk? 7

Which sea creature swam slowly? 7

What was a trilobite? 8

Which creature had 32 toes? 9

Did reptiles fly? 9

When were millipedes like monsters? 10

What was the biggest insect? 10

Which reptile hated the rain? 11

Were any reptiles furry? 12

When were horses slow runners? 13

Which creature had chisel-like teeth? 13

Which creature had the bendiest neck? 14

What was the largest flying animal? 15

Do all crocodiles like water? 15

Where did the first whales live? 16

Which reptile had a sail? 16

Were reptiles as fierce as dinosaurs? 17

What was a thunder beast? 18

Have elephants always had trunks? 19

Which creature was a big-head? 19

What animals lived in the Ice Age? 20

Why were mammoths woolly? 21

Can mammoths freeze? 21

Which mammoth wasn't woolly? 22

Have horses always had hooves? 23

Which lions began life as dogs? 23

What was a sabre tooth? 24

Which dog ate plants? 25

Do giant kangaroos exist? 25

Which bird could eat a horse? 26

Which bird was as big as a plane? 27

Could birds run fast? 27

Which animal was as big as a tank? 28

Which sloth was as big as a tree? 29

Which rhino didn't have a horn? 29

Quiz time 30

Index 32

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