Animals in Winter (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1 Series)

Animals in Winter (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1 Series)


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Have you ever seen a butterfly in the snow?

Probably not. Butterflies can't survive cold weather, so when winter comes, many butterflies fly to warmer places. They migrate. Woodchucks don't like cold weather either but they don't migrate; they hibernate. Woodchucks sleep in their dens all winter long. Read and find out how other animals cope with winter's worst weather.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780064451659
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/13/1996
Series: Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science Series: Level 1 , #1
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 141,082
Product dimensions: 9.75(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.07(d)
Lexile: AD480L (what's this?)
Age Range: 3 - 6 Years

About the Author

Henrietta Bancroft taught nature study and elementary science at the Walden School in New York.

Richard G. Van Gelder was the chairman of the Mammology Department at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

Helen K. Davie has illustrated many books for children, including What Lives in a Shell? by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld, and Echoes for the Eye: Poems to Celebrate Patterns in Nature by Barbara Juster Esbensen. Ms. Davie lives in San Jose, CA.

Helen K. Davie's lovely watercolors have appeared in many children's books, including What Lives in a Shell? by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfield, and Animals in Winter by Henrietta Bancroft and Richard G. Van Gelder. She lives in Templeton, CA.

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Animals in Winter 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
chelsea6273 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This informational picture storybook describes how, why, and what animals move south for the winter or do for the winter. I never knew that a woodchuck can sleep for longer than four months¿that is crazy! The book is organized by different animals and describes their habits in the winter. The book seems accurate, as it is part of a series developed by people knowledgeable in the field.
t1bclasslibrary on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This book talks about what a variety of different animals do in the winter. It discusses animals that migrate, hibernate, store food to eat, and hunt for food. Also discussed are ways to help animals in the winter (different foods to leave out for them).