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Weird, wild, amazing! : exploring the incredible world of animals / Tim Flannery ; art by Sam Caldwell.

By: Flannery, Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof), 1956- [author.]
Contributor(s): Caldwell, Sam (Illustrator) [illustrator.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Norton Young Readers, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Company, 2020Copyright date: �2019Edition: First American editionDescription: xiii, 241 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781324015437 :; 1324015438 :Uniform titles: Explore your world Subject(s): Animals -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature | Animals -- MiscellaneaDDC classification: 590.2 LOC classification: QL49 | .F56 2020Summary: "Internationally renowned author and scientist Tim Flannery's first children's book is a humorous, informed, and accessible deep-dive into the natural world. Are zombie jellyfish real? Do frogs like opera? What's it like to wrestle a python? Tim Flannery has the answers. Introducing some of the most spectacular and unusual creatures on Earth, from water to sky and the forests and deserts in between, he offers in- depth and often bizarre facts on extraordinary animals that live in each habitat while incorporating concepts of climate change, evolution, conservation, and taxonomy. Did you know that lions once roamed North America, or that albatrosses sleep-fly? Have you ever heard a piranha bark, or ever wondered how the sloth got its name? Packed with vibrant illustrations and guided by real-life anecdotes from one of our greatest science communicators, Weird, Wild, Amazing! teaches readers to cherish and delight in our planet's environment with Flannery's signature mix of humor and wisdom"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes index.

"Internationally renowned author and scientist Tim Flannery's first children's book is a humorous, informed, and accessible deep-dive into the natural world. Are zombie jellyfish real? Do frogs like opera? What's it like to wrestle a python? Tim Flannery has the answers. Introducing some of the most spectacular and unusual creatures on Earth, from water to sky and the forests and deserts in between, he offers in- depth and often bizarre facts on extraordinary animals that live in each habitat while incorporating concepts of climate change, evolution, conservation, and taxonomy. Did you know that lions once roamed North America, or that albatrosses sleep-fly? Have you ever heard a piranha bark, or ever wondered how the sloth got its name? Packed with vibrant illustrations and guided by real-life anecdotes from one of our greatest science communicators, Weird, Wild, Amazing! teaches readers to cherish and delight in our planet's environment with Flannery's signature mix of humor and wisdom"-- Provided by publisher.

Ages 8-12. W. W. Norton & Company.

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