Best Foot Forward: Exploring Feet, Flippers, and Claws

Best Foot Forward: Exploring Feet, Flippers, and Claws

by Ingo Arndt

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Overview

Whose foot is this? Discover the many complex kinds of feet in this exciting guessing game picture book. 

The bottom of a foot is round, light brown, and looks like a spongy version of the moon. Whose foot is this? An elephant's of course! There is more to feet than walking in this fun and informative photography book about feet in the wild. Learn about the gecko's ribbed feet that enable it to climb walls as smooth as glass. Or the kangaroo, whose long flat foot is adapted for jumping fast and far. Identify the webbed foot of a duck that's perfect for swimming. 

Then go into a bonus round and identify the feet of an octopus, a caterpillar, a squirrel, and much more. Crystal-clear images and informative text combine into a format that makes learning about natural adatpation exciting. 

Author Ingo Anrdt is an award-winning photographer who brings this humble appendage to life. Includes an index of all animals illustrated.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823431854
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication date: 08/31/2014
Pages: 36
Sales rank: 763,042
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: NC920L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Ingo Arndt was born and grew up in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. From early childhood, he spent every single minute of his spare time outdoors in nature. After finishing school in 1992, Ingo plunged into the adventurous life of a professonal photographer. He has traveled the globe as a freelance wildlife photographer, mainly on assignment for GEO magazine. His photos have also appeared in National Geographic and BBC Wildlife and have won numerous awards. He lives in Germany.

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