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    Extreme Animals (Mixed media product) By (author) Steve Parker, Illustrated by Stuart Martin

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    DescriptionYoung readers find out how amazing animals can truly be in this dramatically illustrated volume. It's filled with astonishing facts, dramatic illustrations, and extraordinary photos that explore the Earth's most distant realms, on land, in the air, and beneath the surface of the sea. Boys and girls discover which animals are the fastest, the deadliest, the largest, and the most intelligent. They'll also be fascinated by interactive features that enhance many of the illustrated two-page spreads. . . Paper pockets hold pull-out booklets filled with interesting animal facts A large paper model of the spectacular frilled lizard pops up when its page is opened An enclosed "flick-book" presents the illusion of a running cheetah when its pages are flipped. An extra- large pocket on the book's inside front cover holds a stunning 16 1/4" x 23" animal poster that displays the world's most venomous animals. They range in size from tiny poisonous insects to the deadly giant king cobra. Combining a lively, accessible text with astonishing color photos and illustrations, "Extreme Animals " educates young readers as it captivates their imaginations. Amazing Facts About Animals: A fly tastes with its feet A cricket hears with its knees The cheetah is the fastest runner, attaining speeds of 70 miles an hour The peregrine falcon is the fastest flier, reaching speeds up to 93 miles an hour The biggest venomous snake is the king cobra, at more than 16 feet

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    Extreme Animals
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Steve Parker, Illustrated by Stuart Martin
    Physical properties
    Format: Mixed media product
    Number of pages: 28
    Width: 264 mm
    Height: 302 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 953 g
    ISBN 13: 9780764162596
    ISBN 10: 0764162594

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.1
    BIC E4L: ANI
    BIC subject category V2: YNNR
    DC21: 590
    DC22: 590
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Libri: I-C9
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T Book Type: JN
    B&T General Subject: 215
    Ingram Subject Code: C9
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12820
    Abridged Dewey: 590
    B&T Approval Code: X01590000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JNF003000, JNF051150
    LC classification: QL49 .P25735 2009
    Thema V1.0: YNN
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Barron's Educational Series
    Imprint name
    Barron's Educational Series
    Publication date
    01 October 2009
    Flap copy
    (back cover) Awesome, astonishing, alarming Get ready to be amazed! The sky, land, and ocean teem with millions of animal species, from tiny fleas to mighty whales. Incredible creatures inhabit every corner of the globe, including the Earth's most hostile environments. The mind-boggling variety includes birds capable of flying from Pole to Pole, deep-sea fish with mouths larger than their bodies, and big cats that can outrun a sports car. Find out about the fastest, the deadliest, and the most intelligent animals Learn about the biggest animal appetites and the most disgusting diets Discover animals with super senses that we can hardly imagine Look out for fearsome predators and prey that fights back! Packed with extremely fun extras! Poster of poisonous creatures Animal survival guide for extreme conditions Pop-up illustration of an Australian frilled lizard Animal report cards Flipbook featuring a running cheetah Guide to animal dating Newspaper report of shark attack Here is the extreme world of animals. PREPARE TO BE ASTOUNDED!