by Julie Murray


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Easy-to-read text and oversized, striking photos set in a colorful design introduce young readers to the platypus! Readers will learn about the platypus's unique body features, diet, social behavior, habitat, predators, and ways of defense. They will also learn about the life of a baby platypus, from egg to independence. Shaded territory maps highlight areas of Australia the platypus calls home. Fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly platypus facts. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the land down under and the incredible platypus! A table of contents, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617830136
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 08/15/2011
Series: Australian Animals Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,178,298
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 710L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

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