Wild Babies

Paperback | April 4, 1998

bySeymour Simon

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Born To Be Wild!

Did you know that...

  • opossums give birth to fifty tiny babies at once?

  • Baby elephants weight over 200 pounds at birth?

  • a newborn giraffe is as tall as a person?

    Learn everything you ever wanted to know about exotic, irresisible baby animals in this fascinating book -- filled with full-color photographs.

    Renowned science writer Seymour Simon takes on parenthood! In lucid prose he describes how thirteen different wild animals raise their young. Stunning photographs help place each animal in its distinct habitat, from penguins in the Antarctic to kangaroos in the outback. But whether it is an enormous polar bear fiercely protecting her cubs, or a sleek alligator swimming away right after her babies hatch, Seymour Simon shows us what is unique and important about each animal.

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You’ll learn everything you ever wanted to know about fuzzy, exotic and fascinating baby animals. You’ll learn that opossums give birth to 50 tiny babies at once, that newborn elephants tip the scales at 200 pounds and just how tall a newborn giraffe is! Wild Babies is another fascinating read from acclaimed science writer Seymour Simo...

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Born To Be Wild!Did you know that...opossums give birth to fifty tiny babies at once?Baby elephants weight over 200 pounds at birth? a newborn giraffe is as tall as a person?Learn everything you ever wanted to know about exotic, irresisible baby animals in this fascinating book -- filled with full-color photographs.Renowned science wri...

"A beautiful browsing book." (School Library Journal)

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 11 × 0.07 inPublished:April 4, 1998Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064462064

ISBN - 13:9780064462068

Appropriate for ages: 5 - 8

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You’ll learn everything you ever wanted to know about fuzzy, exotic and fascinating baby animals. You’ll learn that opossums give birth to 50 tiny babies at once, that newborn elephants tip the scales at 200 pounds and just how tall a newborn giraffe is! Wild Babies is another fascinating read from acclaimed science writer Seymour Simon.

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"A beautiful browsing book."-- "School Library Journal""Combines appealing photographs with intriguing details of animal life."-- ALA "Booklist"