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Surprising Swimmers
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Turtleback Books
Publication date September 1, 2000
Binding Prebinding
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780613271370
ISBN-10 0613271378
Dimensions 0.25 by 8.75 by 8.37 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $16.60
§As reported by publisher
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Summary
Describes why and how such creatures as squids, scallops, devil fish, and sea otters swim--for protection, for pleasure, and to get around.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: About This Book: These twelve creatures from around the world are some of Nature's all-time unusual swimmers. Each has developed fascinating ways to move in its hostile and dangerous water habitat. Young readers will learn all about insects that spend much of their lives underwater swimming backward and upside-down, snakes that can dive to depths of 100 feet, shrimp-like creatures that can jump out of their shells to escape predators. And many more of Nature's "Surprising Swimmers."
Highlights:

Covers twelve exotic and bizarre species.

Great up-close photos and detailed illustrations.

Habitat range maps.

Ideal for children 8-12.

Teaches nature conservation and makes learning about Nature fun.

Uses a durable softcover format.

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9780613271370 | details & prices | 8.75 × 8.37 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.75 lbs | List price $16.60
About: Describes why and how such creatures as squids, scallops, devil fish, and sea otters swim--for protection, for pleasure, and to get around.

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