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Author: Margaret McPhee
Publisher: London : Kingfisher, 2011.
Series: Weird and wonderful.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nature is full of extraordinary examples of animals going over the top in the name of evolution. Some use their showy displays to warn off predators, while others use them to attract mates, and some even use them to confuse and confound. This book takes a look at the most fascinating examples of in-your-face display.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret McPhee
ISBN: 9780753433829 0753433826 0753467224 9780753467220
OCLC Number: 751715273
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: Key Stage 2.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Colorful creatures --
Bright and beautiful --
Warning colors --
Black and white --
Spotlight on butterflies --
Making light --
Changing colors --
See-through --
Dressed to impress --
Land, air, and sea --
Scare tactics --
Making a noise --
Spotlight on hummingbirds --
Aerial acrobatics --
Everyday living --
Spikes and shells --
Courtship and mating --
Finding a mate --
Spotlight on sounds and signals --
Birdsong --
Undersea communication --
Fighting for a mate --
Spotlight on giant beetles --
Showy feathers --
Elaborate dances --
Courtship rituals --
Spotlight on bowerbirds --
Gift giving.
Series Title: Weird and wonderful.
Responsibility: Margaret McPhee.

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