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What Lives in a Shell? (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 1)by Kathleen W Zoehfeld
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What makes a shell like a house?
A house is a home for you, a nest is a home for a bird, and a cave is a home for a bear. But for some animals a shell is a home. Snails and turtles and crabs and clams all have shells that act as their homes and protect them from harm. In this book you'll learn all about these and other crustaceous creatures, for whom a shell is just the right sort of home.
Using accurate illustrations and just the right words, this book first introduces the idea of a home for an animal and then covers shells as the home of snails, turtles, crabs, clams, and oysters. Included are such issues as shell growth, locomotion, and the shell as a protective device.
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About the Author
Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld has written many books for children, includingHow Mountains Are Made, What Is the World Made Of?,and What Lives in a Shell?in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. Ms. Zoehfeld lives in Norwalk, CT.
Lucia Washburn's first book for young readers was Look to the North by Jean Craighead George. She lives in Petaluma, CA.
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