Wild Discoveries: Wacky New Animals (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) by Heather Montgomery, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Wild Discoveries: Wacky New Animals

Wild Discoveries: Wacky New Animals

by Heather Montgomery
     
 

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This book is perfect for every kid who loves wacky animals!

With engaging full-color photos throughout, this book draws readers right into the animal action! Wild Discoveries features awesome newly discovered species from around the world--such as the Shocking Pink Dragon and the Green Bomber. These wacky species are organized by region with fun facts about each

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This book is perfect for every kid who loves wacky animals!

With engaging full-color photos throughout, this book draws readers right into the animal action! Wild Discoveries features awesome newly discovered species from around the world--such as the Shocking Pink Dragon and the Green Bomber. These wacky species are organized by region with fun facts about each one's amazing abilities and traits. The book even has a special section featuring new species discovered by kids!

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Sylvia Firth
This oversized paperback is crammed full of color photos and scads of information concerning newly discovered animals that have actually been on the planet for a very long time. They range in size from less than a half inch (blue gum ball wasp) to two feet (Matilda's horned viper). Trained scientists as well as amateurs identified them between 2007 and 2012. Most do not have backbones, such as worms, clams and insects. Each photographed species is described on a double page spread that is filled with facts in type of varied size and color. The author's enthusiasm is apparent in the lively vocabulary and liberal use of exclamation points. Many youngsters with an interest in science will find this book fascinating. They may also be encouraged to search for new species as they read about a nine year-old girl who had a new kind of leech in her nose that is now known as the T. Rex leech, and seventh grader Elizabeth Garfink who found a new clam that she named Isabella's Bittersweet Clam. A glossary containing diagrams completes the book along with an invitation from Ms. Montgomery for readers to contact her via the Internet. If new material for science/animals is needed for the collection, consider adding this title to the purchase list. Reviewer: Sylvia Firth

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780545477673
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2013
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
IG840L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

Meet the Author


Heather Montgomery is passionate about nature! She has taught science outdoors and in the classroom, plus directed an environmental education center. She is the author of several nonfiction children’s books, including the Wild About Snakes series for Capstone Press. Heather has a B.S. in Biology and a M.S. in environmental education. Learn more about her at www.HeatherLMontgomery.com.

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