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Animals in Fall - (Cloverleaf Books - Fall's Here!) by Martha E H Rustad (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 24

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Concepts

Series Title: Cloverleaf Books - Fall's Here!

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Millbrook Press (Tm)

Age Range: 4-8 years

Book theme: Seasons

Author: Martha E H Rustad

Language: English

Street Date: August 1, 2011
TCIN: 77524640
UPC: 9780761385066
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-6896


"In the fall as the weather gets cooler and the days get shorter, animals have to being preparing for winter. Animals in Fall: Preparing for Winter, relates the animals preparation for winter through pictures and text. The story details how some animals go south to warmer climates while others go to sleep or change their appearances. Whales eat all summer to fatten up for the long swim south. They live off their fat as they migrate. Geese fly in groups as they travel south, stopping for food in lakes along the way. Deer eat acorns and leaves in the fall so that they can put extra fat on their bodies for winter Animals such as bears and snakes fatten up in the fall and then find caves or dens to hibernate for the winter. Other animals must change their appearances to blend in so that they are protected from predators. At the end of the book an activity that children can do to understand how extra fat can keep you warm is featured. There is also a glossary that contains definitions of words used in the book. To learn more about how animals prepare for winter, there is a list of books and websites. Scattered throughout the text are Red leaves containing additional facts about the subject matter. This book is appropriate for grades K-3. Preschool aged children will enjoy the colorful, expressive illustrations by Amanda Enright." --Science Books & Films

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