Animal Defenses: How Animals Protect Themselves by Etta KanerAnimal Defenses: How Animals Protect Themselves by Etta Kaner

Animal Defenses: How Animals Protect Themselves

byEtta KanerIllustratorPat Stephens

Paperback | December 11, 1998

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Imagine that you are afraid, but instead of running and yelling for help, you pretend to be a stick. That's how an inchworm defends itself! Animal Defenses reveals the unique ways in which animals protect themselves. Easy-to-do experiments and activities explain the tricks animals use to help them survive. With stunning, realistic illustrations, this book is an innovative approach to understanding animal life. Containing lots of interesting facts, activities and easy-to-do experiments, this title in the Animal Behavior series takes a resourceful approach to exploring animal life.
Etta Kaner is a retired elementary school teacher and writer for both children and educators. Her children's books have won numerous awards, including the Silver Birch Award, the Scientific American Young Readers Book Award and the Science in Society Book Award. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.Pat Stephens, mother, animal lover and artis...
Title:Animal Defenses: How Animals Protect ThemselvesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 11.12 × 8.62 × 0.25 inPublished:December 11, 1998Publisher:Kids Can PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1550744216

ISBN - 13:9781550744217

Appropriate for ages: 7


From Our Editors

Learn how animals protect themselves in their natural habitat. Animal Defenses describes major defense mechanisms such as camouflage, warning colours, bluffing, symbiosis and protective covering. It also contains realistic illustrations and strange but true facts that will help kids learn about animal defenses. This is a perfect addition to any young readers’ collection.

Editorial Reviews

A most attractive introduction to animal defenses.-Booklist