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The secret clocks : time senses of living things

Author: Seymour Simon; Jan Brett
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why do some plants blossom only during the day? How do certain birds know when and where to migrate? Why are some people "early birds" and others "night owls"? The author examines the inner biological clocks of people, animals, and plants and explains what makes them tick.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Nonfiction for children
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Seymour Simon; Jan Brett
ISBN: 9780486488660 0486488667
OCLC Number: 754715109
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1979.
Description: 74 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The mysteries of the fish and the worm --
Living time --
Bee time --
Bird clocks and compasses --
What makes a secret clock tick? --
Sea animals and potatoes --
The times of your life --
Biorhythms and your birthday --
Finding out for yourself.
Responsibility: Seymour Simon ; Illustrated by Jan Brett.
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Why do some plants blossom only during the day? How do certain birds know when and where to migrate? Why are some people "early birds" and others "night owls"? The author examines the inner biological clocks of people, animals, and plants and explains what makes them tick.

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