Animal Disguises

Animal Disguises

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KFYK - Kingfisher Young Knowledge is a science-based, highly visual, inspirational learning experience. Lively, engaging text explains the basics of a favourite subject, zooming in on intriguing aspects illustrated with stunning full-colour photographs. Project spreads, featuring activities to do at home or when out and about, encourage hands-on involvement and understanding. KFYK Animal Disguises introduces readers to the tricks that animals use to hide from predators, from changing skin colour to blend into the background to pretending to be dead. Learn all about how some animals use camouflage to catch their prey while others use it to avoid being eaten. Discover the lengths to which some animals will go to avoid being seen, even changing their behaviour to match an animal that is dangerous.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 196 x 258 x 12mm | 421.85g
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour photographs
  • 0753409216
  • 9780753409213
  • 2,278,943

Table of contents

6 What is camouflage? 8 Spots and stripes; 10 Blending in; 12 Watch your step; 14 Life in a leaf; 16 Flowery design; 18 Stony features; 20 Like a branch; 22 Above and below; 24 New season's colours; 26 All change! 28 Shapeshifters; 30 Eye disguises; 32 Playing tricks; 34 Surprise! 36 Tricky traps; 38 Clever copies; 40 Hide and seek babies; 42 Projects; 44 Projects; 46 Projects; 48 Index
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About Belinda Weber

Belinda Weber was born in Chelmsford, Essex. She is an author and editor, and has written many children's books on natural history, science and history. Belinda has also contributed to many partworks for both children and adults.
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