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Nature's ninja : animals with spectacular skills

Author: Rebecca L Johnson
Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Did you know that some animals have natural ninja-like talents? In this book, you'll learn all about them, including geckos, sea urchins, bombardier beetles, and more. For example, geckos can grip almost any surface--including walls and ceilings--with their amazing toes. And when collector urchins are attacked, they release tiny, sharp objects that bear a striking resemblance to throwing stars. You will also meet  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
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Johnson, Rebecca L., author.
Nature's ninja
Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2020]
(DLC) 2018048346
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca L Johnson
ISBN: 9781541542419 154154241X
OCLC Number: 1056201530
Target Audience: Age 10-14.; Grade 4 to 6.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm
Contents: Introduction: the way of the ninja --
Toeholds --
Shooting stars --
Blade runner --
Basic training --
Masquerade --
Stun guns --
Ties that bind --
Secret agents --
Escape artist.
Responsibility: Rebecca L. Johnson.

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Did you know that some animals have natural ninja-like talents? In this book, you'll learn all about them, including geckos, sea urchins, bombardier beetles, and more. For example, geckos can grip almost any surface--including walls and ceilings--with their amazing toes. And when collector urchins are attacked, they release tiny, sharp objects that bear a striking resemblance to throwing stars. You will also meet the scientists who are studying these animals' amazing abilities.

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