Stick Insects: Masters of Defense

Stick Insects: Masters of Defense

by Sandra Markle

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ISBN-13: 9780822589860
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/28/2007
Series: Insect World Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 800L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Sandra Markle is the author of numerous award-winning books for children. A former elementary science teacher, she is a nationally-known science education consultant.



Markle has received many honors for her series Animal Predators, Animal Scavengers, and Animal Prey. Several titles have been named as National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)/Children’s Book Council (CBC) Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, and Animal Predators was honored as a Top 10 Youth Nonfiction Series by Booklist.



Markle is also the author of the Insect World series and several single titles. Her book Rescues! was named a Best Book by the Society of School Librarians International and a Recommended Title of Outstanding Nonfiction by the National Council of Teachers of English’s (NCTE) Orbis Pictus Award committee; Animal Heroes was named a 2008 Lasting Connections title by Book Links.



Markle lives in Lakewood Ranch, Florida with her husband, photographer Skip Jeffery.

Table of Contents

Insect World     4
Outside and Inside     6
Becoming an Adult     10
Built to Hide     12
Other Defenses     20
Lots of Eggs     32
For The Next Generation     38
Stick Insects and Other Insect Masters of Defense     40
Glossary     42
Digging Deeper     45
Stick Insect Activities     46
Index     48

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