Animal Antics 2012

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Over in Australia: Amazing Animals Down Under
Marianne Berkes

E BERKES

A counting book in rhyme presents various Australian animals and their offspring, from a mother crocodile and her “little hatchling one” to a huge father emu and his “little chicks ten.” Includes related facts and activities.


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Hide and Seek Animals (Hide and Seek (DK Publishing))
DK Publishing

E DAVIS

Can you find all the hidden animals?


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I Spy With My Little Eye
Edward Gibbs

E GIBBS

Peeking through the pages, children will be able to spot a different colored animal every time, and guess what it is using a simple, factual clue. Bold illustrations and die-cut holes will absorb young readers as they learn about colors and animal names.


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If You're Hoppy
April Pulley Sayre

E SAYRE

In rhyming text reminiscent of the traditional song, “If you’re happy and you know it,” presents various animals that are hoppy, sloppy, growly, flappy, or slimy, scaly and mean.


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At This Very Moment
Jim Arnosky

ANIMALS JNF ARN

Identifies some of the things happening in nature while one goes about an ordinary day, such as a shark circling a reef while one brushes one’s teeth, or puffins eating fresh-caught fish while one eats dinner.


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Dangerous Beasts
DK Publishing

ANIMALS JNF BUC

Learn amazing facts about dangerous animals with sharp teeth, fangs, and claws.


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Life Cycles: Rainforest
Sean Callery

SCIENCE ENVIRON JNF CAL

This book describes the life cycles of ten amazing animals and one creepy plant—how they live and reproduce and how they link with other creatures in food chains and food webs.


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Animal Eggs
Dawn Cusick,Joanne O'Sullivan

ANIMALS JNF CUS

Explores the different types of animal eggs, from insects to reptiles, fish, and birds, and describes how different adult animals care for their eggs and the strange places they place them.


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Orangutans Are Ticklish: Fun Facts from an Animal Photographer
Jill Davis

ANIMALS MAMMALS ORANGUTANS JNF DAV

This book of up-close animal photographs is full of facts that will fascinate young animal lovers.


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Animals Alive
DK Publishing

ANIMALS JNF ANI

Discover the amazing variety of animal life on Earth, meet endangered species, and learn about conservation and what you can do to help keep animals alive.


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Ocean Life
Brenda Z. Guiberson

ANIMALS MARINE JNF GUI

Many amazing creatures live underwater. Learn all about ocean life in this book full of facts and photographs.


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Attack and Defense
Kathy Riley

ANIMALS JNF RIL

Marvel at the amazing strategies animals deploy to track, catch, and kill their prey and how they defend themselves from attack.


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Amazing Animals: The Remarkable Things That Creatures Do
Margriet Ruurs

ANIMALS JNF RUU

Did you know that the oldest insect lived more than 350 million years ago? That’s more than 100 million years before the dinosaurs! Did you know that a slug has three noses, an octopus has three hearts and that an earthworm has no eyes, no nose, no ears and no lungs but it has five hearts?


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The Underneath
Kathi Appelt

J APPELT

An old hound that has been chained up at his hateful owner’s run-down shack, and two kittens born underneath the house, endure separation, danger, and many other tribulations in their quest to be reunited and free.


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The Truth About Horses, Friends, & My Life As a Coward
Sarah P. Gibson

HORSES J GIBSON

As she fearfully begins learning to ride and manage the horses she never wanted her family to own, Sophie Groves also begins to acquire friends on the Maine island she calls home.


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Calvin Coconut: Zoo Breath
Graham Salisbury

J SALISBURY

When Calvin gets a school assignment to do some original research, he decides to investigate his dog’s stinky breath and ends up learning about more than just smells.


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Special Delivery!
Sue Stauffacher

MICH J STAUFFACHER

Ten-year-old Keisha and her family’s animal rescue center face more challenges involving a baby crow in a mailbox and a skunk found in the nearby community garden.


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