By Steve Jenkins, Robin Page
Animals circulate! stick with them as they swing, dance, waft, bounce, and slide from web page to web page, then study why those animals circulation the way in which they do, from the leaping spider who dances to provoke after which floats away on a thread of silk, to the roadrunner who flies, yet no longer too some distance, and might relatively run to trap its prey.
Illustrated in eye-popping reduce- and torn-paper collages through Caldecott Honor artist Steve Jenkins, flow! is a playful advent to movement within the animal country that invitations younger readers to bet many of the strange ways in which animals get around.
Action is the secret, so circulate!
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Armored: Having a tough outer covering that protects the body. breed: To multiply by producing young. cannibal: An animal that eats other animals of the same species. carrion: Meat from dead animals. code: A secret language that is only understood by those who know how it works. dung: Animal poop, or excrement. elytra: The scientific word for beetle wing cases. fangs: Special teeth that are hollow and used to inject poison. Plural is larvae. mate: When males and females come together to produce young.
Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 2008. A close-up look at these exciting beetles. Prischmann, Deirdre A. Poop-Eaters: Dung Beetles in the Food Chain. Mankato: Capstone Press, 2008. Find out about the dung beetle’s place in the food chain and how it helps the environment. Twist, Clint. Dung Beetles. Strongsville/New York: Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2006. This book explores the amazing world of dung beetles. Walker, Sally. Fireflies. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 2001. Learn all about these fascinating creatures, and their ability to produce light.
Learn all about these fascinating creatures, and their ability to produce light. htm When you find a beetle in your backyard, use the photographs on this Web site to figure out what type of beetle it is. com/Animals/CreatureFeature/Dung-beetle This Web site contains lots of facts and information about dung beetles. Watch a video of a dung beetle making a ball of dung. html A look at some different types of beetle, where you might find them, their eating habits and how to keep them from becoming a pest.