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How Animal Babies Stay Safe, Fraser, Mary Ann

How Animal Babies Stay Safe

Author: Fraser, Mary Ann
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062661876, Related ISBNs: 0062661876, 9780062661876, 9780064452113
Classification: Non-Fiction

Synopsis

Read and find out about how animal parents keep their babies safe from predators in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It looks at the many strategies animal babies use to survive in a dangerous world. Some babies hide in nests or dens, some ride on thier parents' back or in their pouches, some use camouflage, and some rely on their parents' sharp claws and teeth to fend off enemies.

Whether showing "a mother monkey swinging through the jungle with her baby on her back or two baby raccoons peeking out of their tree-house home while their mother lures a bobcat away from her young," wrote Kirkus, this book captures the eternal appeal of baby animals.

It's a Level 1 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores introductory concepts perfect for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are:

  • hands-on and visual
  • acclaimed and trusted
  • great for classrooms

Top 10 reasons to love LRFOs:

  • Entertain and educate at the same time
  • Have appealing, child-centered topics
  • Developmentally appropriate for emerging readers
  • Focused; answering questions instead of using survey approach
  • Employ engaging picture book quality illustrations
  • Use simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skills
  • Feature hands-on activities to engage young scientists
  • Meet national science education standards
  • Written/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the field
  • Over 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids' scientific interests

Books in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

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