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    Where are the Night Animals? (Let's Read-And-Find-Out Science (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) Mary Ann Fraser

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    DescriptionDid you know that a barn owl has one ear higher than the other? This helps it find squeaking mice that humans can't hear. Baby opossum hang on to their mother's fur for safety. Read and find out more about what nocturnal animals do as we sleep.Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 2000 -- selected by Natn'l Science Tchrs Assoc. & Child. Bk Cncl.


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    Title
    Where are the Night Animals?
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mary Ann Fraser
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 198 mm
    Height: 248 mm
    Thickness: 6 mm
    Weight: 141 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780064451765
    ISBN 10: 0064451763
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: EY, ANI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y1.1
    BIC subject category V2: YNNR
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AC
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: YBLN
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 212
    Ingram Subject Code: C4
    Libri: I-C4
    B&T Book Type: EN
    BISAC V2.8: JNF045000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22820
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 591.518
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JNF003000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 591.5/18
    LC classification: QL755.5 .F735 1999
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 591.518
    Thema V1.0: YNN, YPCA21
    Illustrations note
    full colour illustrations
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins
    Publication date
    22 April 1999
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review text
    This Stage 1 entry in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series focuses on eight common nocturnal creatures, from the barn owl to the harvest mouse. Each animal is introduced through a simple action: coyote hunts, opossum munches berries, tree frog calls to its mate with a "Kreck-ek, kreck-ek." The text is curiously disrupted by a middle spread of the dawn and definitions of the terms diurnal and nocturnal; the nighttime animals run for cover, but on the next page, readers are returned to sunset and the examination of those animals resumes. Fraser then emphasizes their interrelatedness: skunk sprays coyote for coming too close, barn owl snatches up mouse, raccoon snatches a crayfish, brown bat seeks out insects. A final spread shows morning, where a pajama-wearing child and raccoon meet through a window glass as "the night shift ends. The day shift begins." Naturalistic illustrations provide stills of each animal against deep blues, teals, and aquamarines; endnotes explain where nocturnal animals hide during the day. (Kirkus Reviews)