I Wonder Why the Dodo is Dead

I Wonder Why the Dodo is Dead : And Other Questions About Extinct and Endangered Animals

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This is a highly popular and long-running series that explores the questions that young readers ask about the world around them in an unrivalled child-friendly style. The conversational format is perfect for delivering solid information in a natural, amusing and imaginative way. "I Wonder Why the Dodo is Dead" takes a look at animals in danger, their habitats, causes of extinction and the efforts that are being made to conserve them. Sensitive to environmental issues, this a welcome and timely treatment of a high-interest topic.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 172 x 212 x 6mm | 99.79g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • full-colour artwork illustrations
  • 0753414465
  • 9780753414460
  • 1,719,227

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"Provides young children with an excellent starting point for exploring their universe." Child Education "Designed to capture the imagination." School Librarian"show more

Table of contents

4 Why are there no dinosaurs on Earth?; 5 Do all animals die out?; 6 Why is the dodo dead?; 12 Why are boats bad for manatees?; 15 Which 'extinct' animal returned to the wild?; 17 Why is it bad luck to be an aye-aye?; 18 Why are polar bears still at risk?; 21 Are there parks in the sea?; 22 When do parrots make bad pets?; 25 Who grabs robber crabs?; 26 Why do tigers need corridors?; 30 Why do animals need us?; 32 Index.show more

About Andrew Charman

Andrew Charman has written more than 50 books for young children, including Kingfisher's I Wonder Why Trees Have Leaves and other questions about plants. He lives in Wales with his wife and son.show more

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52 ratings
3.92 out of 5 stars
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4 33% (17)
3 35% (18)
2 2% (1)
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