River (Kingfisher Lifecycles Series)

River (Kingfisher Lifecycles Series)

by Sean Callery

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Overview

Discover which creatures are at the top and bottom of three river food chains, and learn what happens at each stage of their life cycle. At the end of each spread, use the picture clue to guess which river predator is waiting to pounce! Explore the rivers of North and South America, and Europe to find out which creatures live there. . . and which will make a tasty snack!

Each book in this essential series reveals the life cycles of ten fascinating living things in a particular habitat. The life cycles link together to create three food chains. At the end of the book is a simple overview of how the three food chains interact to create a food web. With clear text and punchy photographs, this is a captivating introduction to habitats and ecosystems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780753470664
Publisher: Kingfisher
Publication date: 05/21/2013
Series: Kingfisher Lifecycles Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

Sean Callery is a writer and primary-school teacher. He has written a number of information books for publishers such as HarperCollins and Which?, as well as musicals and educational articles.

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Rivers of South America

Catfish 6

Cormorant 8

Piranha 10

River dolphin 12

Rivers of North America

Mayfly 14

Brook trout 16

Grizzly bear 18

Ponds of Europe

Great pond snail 20

Great crested newt 22

Little grebe 24

Otter 26

A European pond food web 28

Glossary and websites 30

Index 32

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