Life Cycles: Forest

Lifecycles

by Sean Callery

Kingfisher

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In this series that covers all of Earth's key habitats, each book reveals the life cycles of eleven animals which link together to create three different food chains. At the end of the book a simple overview helps readers understand how the three food chains interact to create a food web-the perfect first introduction to this core science concept.
The world’s forests are rich habitats that support an incredible diversity of life from the smallest insects to amazing predators at the top of the food chain such as the tiger and the red-tailed hawk. This book explores how eleven of these creatures—from temperate forests in Asia, North America, and southern Africa—link together to create three food chains. Children will love the beautiful photography and the clear visual explanations of each stage of each animal’s lifecycle. The combination of bright design, clear structure, and appealing wildlife makes this a great introduction to life in forests around the world.

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This book stands out among other books that cover the topic of community ecology. Comparing rivers in South America and North America with ponds in Europe, it integrates many concepts into one unifying theme: river communities. . . . [U]se this book as a supplement to lessons covering food chains/food webs, life cycles, or even biomes. Reading level is appropriate for the intended audience (grades 2–5). The book would be a smart addition to a classroom library for use in a community ecology unit.

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by Sean Callery

Sean Callery is an elementary school teacher in addition to being a writer of nonfiction for children. He is also the author of numerous Kingfisher books including the Hide and Seek series, and Hieroglyphs.

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Life Cycles: Forest
by Sean Callery

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Kingfisher
May 2013
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780753470657
ISBN10: 0753470659
Picture Book Nonfiction
9 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches, 32 pages, full color artwork throughout
Age Range: 7 to 10
Grade Range: 2 to 5
$6.99

Paper Over Board

Paper Over Board
Kingfisher
March 2012
Paper Over Board
ISBN: 9780753467404
ISBN10: 0753467402
Picture Book Nonfiction
9 5/6 x 9 5/6 inches, 32 pages, full color artwork throughout
Age Range: 7 to 10
Grade Range: 2 to 5
$12.99

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Kingfisher
May 2013
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780753470664
ISBN10: 0753470667
Picture Book Nonfiction
9 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches, 32 pages, full color artwork throughout
Age Range: 7 to 10
Grade Range: 2 to 5
$6.99
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