Flying Frogs and Walking Fish: Leaping Lemurs, Tumbling Toads, Jet-Propelled Jellyfish, and More Surprising Ways That Animals Move by Steve Jenkins

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Read Flying Frogs and Walking Fish: Leaping Lemurs, Tumbling Toads, Jet-Propelled Jellyfish, and More Surprising Ways That Animals Move Online Free - A red-lipped batfish waddles across the sea floor on its fins, searching for small sea creatures to eat. Other animals may fly or glide, or jet-propel themselves to get around. These creatures come equipped with legs, wings, or tentacles, and they often move from place to place in surprising ways. In the latest eye-catching escape into the kingdom of Animalia, Caldecott Honor-winning team Jenkins and Page show how animals roll, fly, walk, leap, climb, swim and even flip! This fascinating and fun illustrated nonfiction melds science, art, biology, and the environment together in a detailed and well-researched book about how animals move in our world today.



Title : Flying Frogs and Walking Fish: Leaping Lemurs, Tumbling Toads, Jet-Propelled Jellyfish, and More Surprising Ways That Animals Move
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ISBN : 0544630904
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 40 pages


Reviews


Patti rated it ★★★★☆

July 13, 2016

Have you ever heard of a walking octopus or tiptoeing bat? A crab that can climb trees or a jet-propelled fish? Caldecott honor-winner Steve Jenkins and co-author Robin Page have once again found fascinating and unusual elements of the animal world to share with the youngest animal enthusiasts. F...


Annie rated it ★★★★★

July 02, 2016

Steve Jenkins can do no wrong. Ever.


Barbara rated it ★★★★☆

August 08, 2016

I keep wondering if Steve Jenkins is ever going to run out of ideas for his amazing nonfiction picture books, but he shows no sign of stopping. In his most recent title, he and his wife Robin Page have teamed up to explore the many ways that animals get from one place to another. The book is orga...


Edward rated it ★★★★☆

June 08, 2016

Another great nature study for younger readers from these consistently excellent collaborators.


Jennifer rated it ★★★★☆

July 24, 2016

I really don't know how Steve Jenkins does it - this guy is a nonfiction book making machine!


Nicole rated it ★★★★★

May 17, 2017

I absolutely loved this book. I use it with my preschool class when we are talking about animal movements and they love being surprised by things like a flying snake and a walking octopus. The mixture of more common animals with the more uncommon or not as well known animals is fantastic. It give...


Mary rated it ★★★★☆

May 20, 2017

An accessible nonfiction picture book by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page that uses striking collage illustrations and a highly informative narrative to explore animal mobility. A great addition to science units looking for accessible overviews on animal locomotion.


Sarah rated it ★★★★☆

June 16, 2017

Typical high-quality nonfiction by this duo!


Dolly rated it ★★★★☆

September 09, 2016

We are big fans of fun science books and we love to learn about new animals. This book nails it, showing how myriad animals manage to transport themselves in order to survive and thrive. We had never even heard of several of the creatures included in this book and we were transfixed by the artful...


Becky rated it ★★★★★

November 09, 2016

A survey of animals who employ some unusual forms of transportation like walking on fins, hopping amazing lengths, being secret swimmers or unusual climbers, gliding through the air, rolling around, or using jet propulsion in water. A fascinating book including animals both well-known and rarely s...





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