Animal Homes (Discover Science Series)

Animal Homes (Discover Science Series)

by Angela Wilkes


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Discover Science: Animal Homes presents the wonderful diversity of places and spaces that animals use for shelter. The eye catching photography and age-appropriate text are a perfect introduction to the animal world. Simple hands on activities are included so children can learn to construct animal habitats of their own, including a nest and even a hamster playpen!

Make science accessible with this essential series that will capture children’s imagination while laying the foundation for future learning. With clear, simple language and a compelling design, Discover Science gives young readers the answers to fundamental questions about animal homes, birds, light and sound, materials, and more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780753473313
Publisher: Kingfisher
Publication date: 01/10/2017
Series: Discover Science Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 56
Sales rank: 1,168,505
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Angela Wilkes is an award-winning writer and editor renowned for lively, engaging books children read over and over again. She excels in presenting information in an original and straightforward way — a gift that has been recognized by children and parents alike across the world. Her long list of titles spans a diverse range of topics including My First Nature Book, Simple Science, The Big Book of Dinosaurs, My World, Your World, and The Best Book of Ballet.

Table of Contents

What is a home? 6

Living in a pond 8

Staying damp 10

Mobile homes 12

Spinning webs 14

Where birds live 16

Cell homes 18

Living in a colony 20

Mini homes 22

Under the ground 24

Where dogs live 26

Living in the snow 28

Going batty 30

Riverside homes 32

Living in a lodge 36

Going camping 36

Living with people 38

Project: Looking at homes 40

Project: Watching animals 42

Project: Making homes 44

Project: Hamster fun box 46

Glossary 48

Parent and teacher notes 50

Did you know? 52

Animal homes quiz 54

Find out more 55

Index 56

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