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The Resource Extreme animals : the toughest creatures on Earth, Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Neal Layton

Extreme animals : the toughest creatures on Earth, Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Neal Layton

Label
Extreme animals : the toughest creatures on Earth
Title
Extreme animals
Title remainder
the toughest creatures on Earth
Statement of responsibility
Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Neal Layton
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Animals adapt to their surroundings for survival. Learn how they survive in conditions that humans never would. Are you ready for the competition? From the persevering emperor penguins of the South Pole to the brave bacteria inside bubbling volcanoes, from the hardy reptiles of the driest deserts to the squash-proof creatures of the deepest seabeds, animals have adapted to survive in conditions that would kill a human faster than you can say "coffin." Discover how they do it in this amazing natural history book from a celebrated team - and find out who wins the title of the toughtest animal of them all!
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Cataloging source
DLC
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1958-
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Davies, Nicola
Dewey number
590
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL49
LC item number
.D362 2006
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Layton, Neal
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  • Animals
  • Extreme environments
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Extreme animals : the toughest creatures on Earth, Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Neal Layton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Originally published: London : Walker Books, 2006
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
62090880
Dimensions
16 x 26 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
61 pages
Isbn
9780763630676
Lccn
2005043544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
UMSL: Jean Craighead George Children's Science Collection (copy 2 and 3).
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)62090880
Label
Extreme animals : the toughest creatures on Earth, Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Neal Layton
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Originally published: London : Walker Books, 2006
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
62090880
Dimensions
16 x 26 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
61 pages
Isbn
9780763630676
Lccn
2005043544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
UMSL: Jean Craighead George Children's Science Collection (copy 2 and 3).
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)62090880

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