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Kaner, Etta

Overview
Works: 40 works in 117 publications in 8 languages and 7,048 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QL759, J591.47
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Publications about Etta Kaner
Publications by Etta Kaner
Most widely held works by Etta Kaner
Animal talk : how animals communicate through sight, sound and smell by Etta Kaner( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
A Stellar sea lion pup recognizes its mother's call, even with thousands of other noisy sea lions about. A verve monkey shouts "ha-ha-ha" to warn of an eagle passing overhead. A peacock fans its colorful tail feathers in a silent but impressive display to entice a peahen. Whether it is to attract a mate, warn of predators, or mark their territory, animals share information in some extraordinary ways. Includes activities.--
Animal defenses : how animals protect themselves by Etta Kaner( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 531 libraries worldwide
"Stunning illustrations, fascinating facts and quick activities reveal the unique ways in which animals protect themselves" Cf. Our choice, 1999-2000
Animals migrating : how, when, where and why animals migrate by Etta Kaner( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
A brief explanation of migration, including what it is, why and how animals migrate, and how people affect migration. Army ants move along the jungle floor with millions of their friends, eating everything in sight. Pacific golden plovers fly nonstop for five days across the ocean. Whether to relocate, find food or raise their young, animals migrate in many surprising ways. The Arctic tern is the world's long-distance migrating champion, flying from the Arctic to the Antarctic and back again every year. When their food source runs low, thousands of mountain-dwelling Norway lemmings rush down the steep slope in search of a new mountain to call home. The bogong moth uses the Moon to guide its migration
Who likes the snow? by Etta Kaner( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 473 libraries worldwide
Foldout pages reveal answers to questions about the snow, such as why it snows and why snow is white
Earth-friendly buildings, bridges and more : the eco-journal of Corry LaPont by Etta Kaner( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
A tour of some of the world's greenest structures
Who likes the wind? by Etta Kaner( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and French and held by 428 libraries worldwide
With a wonderful sense of movement and color, this unique book invites children to explore their world with delight and curiosity. Young readers will open the flaps to find the science of wind and related topics clearly explained. Inside, they will discover why the wind blows, how leaves are blown from trees, what happens when the wind blows a seed far away and much more
Who likes the rain? by Etta Kaner( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and French and held by 423 libraries worldwide
"Rain--it makes puddles for jumping in, helps birds to clean their feathers and brings out snails and worms. But what is rain? And how does it transform the world around us? ..."--Cover back
And the winner is-- : amazing animal athletes by Etta Kaner( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
In this unique fact book animals compete in sporting events such as high jump, swimming, and weight lifting. Readers are encouraged to guess which animal will win before turning the page, while walrus and cockatoo "announcers" provide funny commentary and interesting statistics about the athletes' amazing abilities. This is a winning format for kids who want to know which animals can be faster, stronger and more powerful, and how humans compare
Sound science by Etta Kaner( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Explores the nature of sound through experiments, riddles, interesting facts, puzzles, and games
Have you ever seen a duck in a raincoat? by Etta Kaner( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Asks such questions as "Have you ever seen a jackrabbit in shorts?," and "Have you ever seen a caribou in boots?" and offers explanations for what animals actually use
How animals defend themselves by Etta Kaner( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Explores the fascinating world of animals and their behavior
Animal groups : how animals live together by Etta Kaner( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Describes how various types of animals form groups to find food, defend themselves from their enemies, care for their young, play, groom themselves, and travel, and suggests some of the things a creature within such a group would do
Who likes the sun? by Etta Kaner( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Fold-out pages reveal answers to questions about the sun, such as the causes of rainbows and shadows, and why water sparkles
Animals at work : how animals build, dig, fish and trap by Etta Kaner( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
Discusses the work habits of animals and the activities they need to do to survive
Balloon science by Etta Kaner( Book )
26 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 9 languages and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Grade level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, p, e, i
Bridges by Etta Kaner( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in French and English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Investigates the science behind the construction of various types of bridges
Have you ever seen a hippo with sunscreen? by Etta Kaner( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Discover how animals use body adaptations to groom themselves, protect their eyes, attract a mate and more!
Friend or foe : the whole truth about animals that people love to hate by Etta Kaner( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Takes a close look at what we dislike about each of 10 unpopular animals, and then presents the flip side: these very same animals are often smart, helpful to humans and the environment, or inspiring to scientists
Have you ever seen an octopus with a broom? by Etta Kaner( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Share the silly spectacle of animals at work and play to show their use of tools to clean up, carry food, play music and more!
Towers and tunnels by Etta Kaner( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Kaner, Etta
Languages
English (60)
French (13)
Spanish (8)
German (4)
Chinese (3)
Danish (2)
Italian (2)
Portuguese (1)
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