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Sleep : how nature gets its rest

Author: Kate Prendergast
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2019. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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"Some animals sleep alone. Others sleep in packs. Some slumber at night, and others prefer the daytime for getting some z's. Whether large or small, familiar or unusual, all animals must find a way to get some rest. Did you know that giraffes sleep standing up? That sloths sleep upside down? Or that fish sleep with their eyes open? Take a close look at the sleeping habits of meerkats, bats, horses, birds, and other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Prendergast
ISBN: 9781536207989 1536207985
OCLC Number: 1082457339
Target Audience: 5 - 8 years.; Kindergarten - Grade 3.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 26 cm
Other Titles: How nature gets its rest
Responsibility: Kate Prendergast.

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"Some animals sleep alone. Others sleep in packs. Some slumber at night, and others prefer the daytime for getting some z's. Whether large or small, familiar or unusual, all animals must find a way to get some rest. Did you know that giraffes sleep standing up? That sloths sleep upside down? Or that fish sleep with their eyes open? Take a close look at the sleeping habits of meerkats, bats, horses, birds, and other animals around the world in a book for young nature enthusiasts that is certain to spark a sense of wonder. All animals sleep. But do they dream? Facts inspire imaginations in a beautifully illustrated nonfiction picture book for curious young minds."--provided by publisher.

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