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Poop: A Natural History of the Unmentionable

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Whats better than POOP? Mini POOP!

Hippos navigate by it, sloths keep in touch through it, dung beetles eat it . . . and most grown-ups would rather not to mention it. Meanwhile, scientists who study animal feces find out all sorts of things, such as how many insects a bat eats or just what method a T. rex used to devour a triceratops 70 million years ago. However you look at it, poop is the quintessential prototype for recycling and practically the most useful stuff on earth. Take a peek at POOP, the mini edition, and find out all you need to know — what its for, where it goes, and how much we can learn from it.

About the Author

Nicola Davies has written many award-winning books for children, including EXTREME ANIMALS, BIG BLUE WHALE, ONE TINY TURTLE, SURPRISING SHARKS, and BAT LOVES THE NIGHT. She lives in Somerset, England.

Neal Layton is the illustrator of EXTREME ANIMALS and the author-illustrator of HOT HOT HOT and THE SUNDAY BLUES. He lives in Portsmouth, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763635442
Author:
Davies, Nicola
Publisher:
Candlewick Press (MA)
Illustrator:
Layton, Neal
Author:
Layton, Neal
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Science & Nature - Biology
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Animal behavior
Subject:
Animals -- Habits and behavior.
Subject:
Childrens Science
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
3.75x5.96x.43 in. .24 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Miniature
Age Level:
08-12

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