Running Wild: Awesome Animals In Motion

byGaladriel WatsonIllustratorSamantha Dixon

April 14, 2020|
Running Wild: Awesome Animals In Motion by Galadriel Watson
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Creatures sprint, slither, and soar in this STEM-driven dive into the extraordinary, everyday ways animals move!

A squid jets through the ocean like a rocket. A cheetah races after a zig-zagging gazelle. A fishing spider walks on water with its eight hairy legs. All animals must move. Whether on the hunt for something to eat, on the run from being eaten, or in search of a mate or a safe place to live, their lives depend on marvelous motion.

In this fascinating introduction to biomechanics, seasoned non-fiction writer Galadriel Watsondraws on biology, physics, and other sciences to show readers the incredible ways a variety of creatures move to meet their everyday needs—and overcome the physical forces working against them. An accessible, lively style and dynamic design will keep readers engaged, while Samantha Dixon’s energetic illustrations and mechanical diagrams reinforce STEM concepts on each spread. 

Galadriel Watson has a Master''s in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. She has written over 20 books and magazine articles for kids on all subjects, from eels to earthquakes. She lives with her family and pets in a small town in British Columbia, Canada. Samantha Dixon is an illustrator who loves getting inspire...
Title:Running Wild: Awesome Animals In Motion
Format:Paper over Board
Product dimensions:68 pages, 11.9 X 9.5 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:68 pages, 11.9 X 9.5 X 0.4 in
Published:April 14, 2020
Publisher:Annick Press
ISBN - 13:9781773213705

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