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The Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea (Scientists in the Field)

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It looks like a bear, but isnt one. It climbs trees as easily as a monkey— but isnt a monkey, either. It has a belly pocket like a kangaroo, but whats a kangaroo doing up a tree? Meet the amazing Matschies tree kangaroo, who makes its home in the ancient trees of Papua New Guineas cloud forest. And meet the amazing scientists who track these elusive animals.
 
This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Informational Texts)

About the Author

Sy Montgomery is an author, naturalist, newspaper columnist, documentary scriptwriter, and radio commentator who writes award-winning books for children as well as adults.
Nic Bishop, who holds a doctorate in the biological sciences, is the photographer of many acclaimed books for children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547248929
Author:
Montgomery, Sy
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Photographer:
Bishop, Nic
Author:
Bishop, Nic
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Animals - Mammals
Subject:
History - Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
Science & Nature - Trees & Forests
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Rare animals
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Animals
Subject:
Adventure & Adventurers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Scientists in the Field Series
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full-color photographs
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
9 x 11 in 0.78 lb
Age Level:
from 10

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