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The animal book : a collection of the fastest, fiercest, toughest, cleverest, shyest--and most surprising--animals on Earth / Steve Jenkins.

Available copies

  • 22 of 25 copies available at SC LENDS.

Current holds

0 current holds with 25 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
AHJ - Allendale Branch J 590 JEN (Text) 30365100826198 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
AHJ - Hampton Branch J 590 JEN (Text) 30365100967422 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library J 590 Jenkins Steve (Text) 27282441 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Anderson - Pendleton Branch J 590 Jenkins Steve (Text) 22960000774140 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
 Donated by the District Office Staff of Anderson Four In Honor of Dr. Lee D'Andrea, 2013: [ drl/TS 02-10-2014 @ ACL-MAIN ]
Anderson - Powdersville Branch J 590 Jenkins Steve (Text) 22960000907559 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch J 590 JEN (Text) 0530009862125 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Calhoun - Main Library J 590 JEN (Text) 30102100601168 Juvenile Room Available -
Dorchester - St. George Main Library J 590 JEN (Text) 30018004451163 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch J 590 JEN (Text) 30018004611139 Juvenile Non-Fiction Checked out 01/26/2021
Fairfield - Main Library J 590 Jen (Text) 33116002512205 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780547557991
  • ISBN: 054755799X
  • Physical Description: 208 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes Glossary (page 192) and bibliographical references (pages 206-207).
Formatted Contents Note:
ANIMALS: What is an animal? -- Millions and Millions -- Why so many species? -- Backbones -- Most animlas are insects -- More animlas are extinct -- facts -- FAMILY: I'll do it myself -- Attracting a mate -- Fighting for love -- The mating dance -- Eggs -- Born alive -- Father's turn -- Bringing up baby -- Siblings -- Facts -- ANIMAL SENSES: Look -- Listen -- Touch -- Smell and taste -- Heat, electricty, and magnetism --Facts -- PREDATORS: Speedy hunters -- Ambush! -- Blending in -- Lures -- Beaks, batbs, and fangs -- Special weapons and tactics-- Facts-- DEFENSES: Getting away -- Hiding in plain sight -- Copycats -- Protective poison -- Armor and spines -- Bodily fluids -- Surprise! -- Fighting back -- Working together -- Facts -- ANIMAL EXTREMES: The biggest ever -- Prehistoric giants -- Big and little -- Actual size -- It's a small world -- Longest -- Sounding off -- Life spans -- Hottest, coldest, highest, deepest -- Deadliest to humans -- Facts -- THE STORY OF LIFE: The early earth -- The first life -- We're all related -- A brief history of life -- The theory of evolution -- Survival of the fittest -- VAriation and mutation -- Good designs-- Facts -- MORE INFORMATION: More animal facts -- Glossary -- Making books: -- Research -- Sketches -- Illustration -- Timeline -- Bibliography.
Summary, etc.:
Shares facts on over three hundred animals...about creatures great and small, familiar and fantastic, past and present.-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 6-10.
Grades 1-5.
IG1030L Lexile
Subject: Animals > Juvenile literature.
Animals.

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