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Extreme Animals

Extreme Animals

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By (author) Steve Parker, Illustrated by Stuart Martin

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  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
  • Format: Mixed media product | 28 pages
  • Dimensions: 264mm x 302mm x 20mm | 953g
  • Publication date: 1 October 2009
  • ISBN 10: 0764162594
  • ISBN 13: 9780764162596
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,612,896

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Young 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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(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!