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WolvesPredators (Insiders)

By John Seidensticker
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing 2008

Ages: 9-12
ISBN: 9781416938637

Amazing and fabulous 3-D illustrations are the highlight of this book on predators. Learn all about how predators hunt to survive.

Predator Attack!

By Katharine Kenah
Brighter Child 2004

Ages: 4-12
ISBN: 0769631762

Huge two page photographs will thrill all kids as they watch up close how predators find and capture their food. The book is written for younger readers but the pictures will fascinate all levels of learners and the vast number of animals explored in this book will delight students of all ages.

Killer whalePredators of the Sea

By Mary Jo Rhodes
Children's Press 2007

Ages: 9-12
ISBN: 0516254650

Take a look at predators under the oceans. This adventure takes you into coral reefs and kelp forests to see how the undersea world hunts its prey.

Wolf vs. Elk

By Mary Meinking
Heinemann Raintree 2011

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 1410939502

This is one of a series of books investigating predator vs. prey. See how the wolf takes down an elk in its effort for survival.


Dolphin vs. Fish

By Mary Meinking Chambers
Heinemann Raintree 2011

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 1410939499

Another book in the predator vs. prey series. Most people don’t think about the graceful dolphin as a hunter, but even the dolphin has to eat.

Fangs, Claws & Talons: Animal Predators

Lark Books
Sterling Publishing 2007

Ages 4-8
ISBN: 1600591507

Kids will enjoy this book about a vast number of creatures and the way that they are each endowed with highly developed tools for feeding. Wonderful pictures and animals that engage and entertain fill this book.

Mountain goatHow do Animals Adapt? (The Science of Living Things)

By Bobbie Kalman
Crabtree Publishing Company 2000

Ages: all ages
ISBN: 0865059578

This book investigates adaptation and how adaptation protects and provides for animals. Types of adaptation include camouflage, hibernation, migration, and various methods of locomotion such as swimming, flying, and jumping. This is a three book series which includes beautiful full color photographs.

Claws, Coats, and Camouflage

By Susan E. Goodman
21st Century 2001

Ages: 4-8
ISBN: 0761318658

Physical as well as behavioral adaptations along with full color photos gives this book a comprehensive look at how adaptation can be found in the animal kingdom including in humans.

What Do You Know about Animal Adaptations? (20 Questions: Science)

By Suzanne Slade
PowerKids Press 2008

Ages: 4-8
ISBN: 140424199X

Simple questions and answers help the reader to learn all about animals and their adaptations.

Extreme Animals: The Toughest Creatures on Earth

CamelBy Nicola Davies
Candlewick 2006

Ages: 9-12
ISBN: 0763630675

Take a look at how life has learned to adapt to the most extreme of the conditions on the earth. From dry deserts to steaming volcanoes – life can be found everywhere.

What Is a Carnivore?

By Bobbie Kalman
Crabtree Pub Co 2007

Ages: 4-8
ISBN: 0778732940

Carnivores hold a special place in the food chains and webs of the earth. This book explains their role and how they hunt their food.

Meat-Eating Plants

By D. M. Souza
Children's Press 2002

Ages: 9-12
ISBN: 0531162222

Some plants on this earth have developed the talent of eating meat. They grow in areas of poor soil which allowed then to adapt by learning to consume animal life.

Venus flytrap

Hungry Plants

By Mary Batten
Random House Books for Young Readers 2004

Ages: 4-8
ISBN: 0375825339

Take a look at carnivorous plants and how they can consume insects. How they bait for and trap their prey in such plants as the Venus flytrap, the sundew, pitcher plant and the bladderwort – to name a few.

What Color Is Camouflage?

By Carolyn B. Otto
Collins 1996

Ages: 4-8
ISBN: 0064451607

A fabulous look at camouflage and how animals have come to use it to blend in to their surroundings. This science series is especially written for the beginning reader who is loving science and want to find out more.

What are Camouflage and Mimicry? (The Science of Living Things)


By Bobbie Kalman
Crabtree Publishing Company 2000

Ages: 4-8
ISBN: 0865059624

A colorful look at how animals camouflage themselves and mimic other creatures to avoid becoming someone else’s dinner. Sneaking up on their prey and toxic poisons are just a few of the many means that animals use in their job of getting their own food.

A Bold Carnivore: An Alphabet of Predators

By Consie Powell
Raven Productions 2007

Ages: 4-8
ISBN: 0976626497

An entertaining ABC look at carnivores from all over North America. Water color paintings grace each page and illustrate the twenty-six creatures in their habitats.


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