by Anita Ganeri




Readers might be unfamiliar with the world's largest rodent before they read this book, but they won't forget about it afterward! Along with photos illustrating the amazing physical features of this four-foot-long creature, this book provides details about where the capybara is found, the kind of groups it lives in, what it eats, and how it protects itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432941215
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Series: A Day in the Life: Rain Forest Animals
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: NC500L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

About the Author

Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of information books for children. Educated at Cambridge University, she has written more than 300 books, including the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series (Scholastic Children's Books) which won a 2009 Blue Peter Book Award. She writes widely on animals and the natural world. A recent title for Raintree, A Day in the Life of Rainforest Animals: Capybara, has been shortlisted for a Maryland Blue Crab Award 2012. Anita lives in the north of England with her husband, children and assorted pets.

Table of Contents

What is a capybara? — What do capybaras look like? — Where do capybaras live? — What do capybaras do at night? — What do capybaras eat? — Do capybaras live in groups? — Does anything hunt capybaras? — How do capybaras escape from enemies? — What do capybaras do during the day? — Capybara body map.

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