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The life cycle of a crab

Author: Jill Bailey; Jackie Harland
Publisher: Hove : Wayland, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Describes the physical characteristics, habitat, food, and reproductive cycle of the crab.

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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Bailey; Jackie Harland
ISBN: 1852106239 9781852106232
OCLC Number: 59890946
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: A crab's body is covered in a hard shell; crabs live on the seashore; crabs feed on small seashore animals and seaweed; a crab can run and swim; in spring the male crab looks for a female; the male and female crabs mate; the female crab produces her eggs; the eggs hatch into larvae; zoea larva swims and feeds in the sea; the larvae change into baby crabs; crabs have enemies; looking at crabs; the life cycle of a crab.
Responsibility: Jill Bailey ; illustrated by Jackie Harland ; reading consultant, Diana Bentley.


Life cycles is a series of specially written first natural history books for the new reader, and this book looks at the life cycle of the crab. It begins with a clear description of what a crab looks  Read more...


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