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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 isnand#8217;t one. It climbs trees as easily as a monkeyand#8212; but isnand#8217;t a monkey, either. It has a belly pocket like a kangaroo, but whatand#8217;s a kangaroo doing up a tree? Meet the amazing Matschieand#8217;s tree kangaroo, who makes its home in the ancient trees of Papua New Guineaand#8217;s cloud forest. And meet the amazing scientists who track these elusive animals.
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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
Subtitle:
An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea
Author:
Montgomery, Sy
Photographer:
Bishop, Nic
Author:
Bishop, Nic
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
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
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series:
Scientists in the Field Series
Publication Date:
20091019
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
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 up to 12

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