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Parker, Nancy Winslow
Frogs, toads, lizards, and salamanders / Nancy Winslow Parker and Joan Richards Wright ; illustrations by Nancy Winslow Parker
1st ed
New York : Greenwillow Books, c1990
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jQS.Park4F7 1990    AVAILABLE
Gift from Professor Raymond P. Kettel, 2010
Subject(s) Frogs -- Juvenile literature
Toads -- Juvenile literature
Salamanders -- Juvenile literature
Lizards -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 48 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Summary Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of a variety of frogs, toads, lizards, and salamanders. Hopping, burrowing, jumping, swimming, climbing, running, and digging -- here are sixteen examples from the amphibian and reptile worlds, found all lover the United States. Each subject is introduced by a lively couplet, and, for the budding herpetologist, there are carefully labeled scientific drawings. From the pugly-ugly Two-toed Amphiuma, slithering in a drainage ditch, and the tiny Oak Toad, sitting on the river bank, to warty toads and scaly lizards, children of all ages will learn the secrets and habits of some of nature's small water, land, and desert creatures .A perfect companion book to the authors' "Bugs. Glossaries, range maps, and bibliography and index are included
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index
NOTE Gift from Professor Raymond P. Kettel, 2010
Alternate Author Wright, Joan Richards
Library donation, 2010

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