When Sleeping Birds Fly: 365 Amazing Facts About the Animal Kingdom

When Sleeping Birds Fly: 365 Amazing Facts About the Animal Kingdom

by Sally Meadows

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Overview

Prepare to be amazed, amused and awed!

What tiny creatures make their nest with their own bodies? 

Which animals greet each other by sticking their fingers up each other's nose? 

What insect lays her eggs on her mate's back, gluing them down so he doesn't lose them?

What animal shows a surprising talent for playing video games? 

Find out the answer to these questions and much more in When Sleeping Birds Fly, an exciting collection of amazing facts about the animal kingdom, organized into topics such as: 

Sneaky Tricks; Tiny Treasures; Disguises; Poop, Pee, and Gas Tales; When Danger Threatens; Innovation and Intelligence

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781988983042
Publisher: Siretona Creative
Publication date: 06/30/2018
Series: Amazing Animal Facts , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Sally Meadows is an award-winning author, recording artist, and speaker from Saskatchewan, Canada. A former scientist, children's entertainer, and educator, Sally is passionate about sharing amazing science facts with curious readers of all ages. This is her third book. Sally has worked with Nutrien Children's Festival of Saskatchewan; KidzFest; Children's Discovery Museum on the Saskatchewan; Saskatoon Exhibition; Let's Talk Science, University of Saskatchewan; College of Engineering Outreach Office, University of Saskatchewan; Sask and NB schools; Sask libraries. Post-secondary degrees and research: University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK (BEd, 2004), University of Waterloo, Waterloo, On (MSc, 1987), Carleton University, Ottawa, On (BSc, 1984)

Table of Contents

Introduction      9

From Here To There    11

Helping Others     15

Just Like Us      17

Home, Sweet Home    21

Innovation and Intelligence   26

Music, Sweet Music    30

Communication and Emotions  33

Dating and Mating    37

Pregnancy and Birth    45

Babies      51

Meal Time      55

Nighty-Night     59

Body Parts      61

Amazing Senses     73

Poop, Pee, and Gas Tales   76

Sneaky Tricks     82

When Danger Threatens   85

Disguises      94

Deadly!      98

Tiny Treasures    103

Humungous!    105

Olympic Worthy    108

When It’s Cold Out   110

Odds and Ends    112

Questions     120

Answers     123

Author’s Note    125

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