Animal Defenses

Animal Defenses

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Imagine that you are afraid, but instead of running and yelling for help, you pretend to be a stick. That's how an inchworm defends itself! Animal Defenses reveals the unique ways in which animals protect themselves. Easy-to-do experiments and activities explain the tricks animals use to help them survive. With stunning, realistic illustrations, this book is an innovative approach to understanding animal life. Containing lots of interesting facts, activities and easy-to-do experiments, this title in the Animal Behavior series takes a resourceful approach to exploring animal life.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 210.82 x 274.32 x 5.08mm | 158.76g
  • Kids Can Press
  • Ontario, Canada
  • English
  • New
  • full colour illustrations throughout
  • 1550744216
  • 9781550744217
  • 793,312

Review quote

Clear, engaging prose. A most attractive introduction to animal defenses.--Booklist Clear, engaging prose.--Horn Book Guide I was amazed at most of the information that is provided in this well-researched book. If it intrigues an adult, it is sure to have children saying WOW! ...A great book!--Brandon Sun ... well-illustrated with large, clear colourful drawings of animals and explicit text. The entire book is inviting. Animal Defenses is a good adjunct to a classroom unit on animal behavior. An extensive index makes it easy to find a specific animal ...--Science Books and Films Clear, engaging prose. Horn Book Guide"show more

About Etta Kaner

Etta Kaner is a retired elementary school teacher and writer for both children and educators. Her children's books have won numerous awards, including the Silver Birch Award, the Scientific American Young Readers Book Award and the Science in Society Book Award. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.Pat Stephens, mother, animal lover and artist, lives in a crowded house in Durham, Ontario. She has illustrated over 20 animal-related books for children.show more

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7 ratings
3.85 out of 5 stars
5 43% (3)
4 14% (1)
3 29% (2)
2 14% (1)
1 0% (0)
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