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Animals at Work

Series: animal behavior

$6.95

Did you know that termites build towers as tall as houses? Or that ogre-faced spiders throw net traps over their prey? Whether it’s to gather food, build shelter or attract a mate, animals work in unexpected ways. Kids can try activities that demonstrate some surprising animal skills, like blowing bubbles the way a spittlebug does to hide itself from predators. Or mastering the half hitch and running knots that the weaverbird ties (with its feet!) when it builds a nest. Using concise language and realistic illustrations, this title in the Animal Behavior series takes a resourceful approach to exploring animal life.

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Did you know that termites build towers as tall as houses? Or that ogre-faced spiders throw net traps over their prey? Whether it’s to gather food, build shelter or attract a mate, animals work in unexpected ways. Kids can try activities that demonstrate some surprising animal skills, like blowing bubbles the way a spittlebug does to hide itself from predators. Or mastering the half hitch and running knots that the weaverbird ties (with its feet!) when it builds a nest. Using concise language and realistic illustrations, this title in the Animal Behavior series takes a resourceful approach to exploring animal life.

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Reading Levels

    lexile level
  • 810L

  • guided reading
  • O

  • guided reading grade level
  • 3/4

  • accelerated reader interest lvl
  • MG

  • accelerated reader reading level
  • 5

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"… budding naturalists will be fascinated by the array of nests and burrows, traps and courting stages, tricks and tools."

Kirkus Reviews, 01/09/2001
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