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A strange place to call home : the world's most dangerous habitats & the animals that call them home

Author: Marilyn Singer; Ed Young
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Poems about fourteen animals who defy the odds by thriving in Earth's most dangerous places where they live.
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Genre/Form: Children's poetry, American
American poetry
Picture books for children
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Singer; Ed Young
ISBN: 9781452101200 1452101205
OCLC Number: 772711823
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Think cold: Humboldt penguins --
Think heat: snow monkeys --
Dry as dust: spadefoot toads --
Frozen solid: ice worms --
Out of sight: blind cave fish --
Salt of the earth: flamingos --
Down in the depths: tube worms --
Top of the world: mountain goats --
On the rocks: limpets --
Wall of sand: camels --
A fish in the air: mudskippers --
A bird in the water: dippers --
Well-oiled: petroleum flies --
City living: urban foxes.
Responsibility: Marilyn Singer & Ed Young.

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In this fascinating look at 14 animals that defy the odds by thriving in Earth's most dangerous places, renowned poet Singer and celebrated artist Young show that of all the miracles of life, it is  Read more...

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"This enlightening collection brings beauty and respect to strangeness." - Booklist

 
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