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Animal Homes
ISBN: 9780753461235
Author: Wilkes, Angela
Publisher: Kingfisher
Published: May 2007
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Binding Type: Library Binding
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Annotation: Animal Homes presents the different places and spaces that animals choose to call home. Through the engaging text and pictures, children will learn to construct animal habitats of their own, including a nest and even a hamster playpen!
Additional Information
Physical Information: 0.17" H x 10.00" L x 7.70" W 47 pages
Bargain Category: Upper Elementary, Science, Reference, Early Elementary, Animals
Grade level(s): 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2012 Fall)
Randomly organized double-page spreads identify different habitats and feature a few representative animals. The photos take center stage, but they give no sense of scale. The captionlike, superficial text is often confusingly placed. Each section focuses on a habitat or type of dwelling (colony, shell). Activity ideas, such as making a nest, are appended. Reading list, websites. Glos., ind.
Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2004 Spring)
Organized by habitat or type of dwelling (colony, shell), this book provides snippets of information on the homes of bats, termites, frogs, and other animals. Each busy double-page spread includes cropped close-up photos and a concise text. Ideas for activities, such as making a nest and a hamster playpen, are appended. Ind. Copyright 2004 Horn Book Guide Reviews.