Tropical Rain Forest

Tropical Rain Forest

by Jean Eick

Hardcover

$16.95

Overview

Bats and big cats. Armies of ants. Squawking parrots. Strangling figs. From the ground up to the tree tops, the tropical rainforest teems with life. Stunning drawings, step-by-step experiments, fun-to-do activities, and fascinating facts abound in this magical exploration of an essential ecosystem, in danger of disappearing forever. Tropical Rain Forest is a new edition to the One Samll Square Series not previously published in hardcover.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780613091992
Publisher: Demco Media
Publication date: 10/01/1999
Series: One Small Square Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction.What Lives in a Rain Forest? Where Rain Forests are Found.Forest Floor: Army Ants, Buttress Roots, Soil.Forest Floor: Herbivores, Camouflage.Forest Floor: Predators Including Big Cats.Midstory: Vines, Sloths, Snakes.Midstory: Frogs, Parasites, Large Insects.Midstory: Highway to the Top.Canopy: Where the Light Is, Epiphytes, Reptiles.Canopy: Creatures That Live in a Bromeliad "Pond".Canopy: Colorful Butterflies and Birds.Canopy: Monkeys.Canopy: Trees That Emerge from the Canopy, Eagles and Other Soaring Predators.When the Rain Forest Floods.Why Save the Rain Forest.

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