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Apr 10, 2018
| ISBN 9781580895552
| 5-8 years
Mar 11, 2014
| ISBN 9781607347262
| 5-8 years
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Apr 10, 2018 | ISBN 9781580895552 | 5-8 years
Mar 11, 2014 | ISBN 9781607347262 | 5-8 years
Dung is a precious pile of food and drink for these beetles.Simple science text and dramatic illustrations give a close-up view of the fascinating world of the dung beetle. When an animal lightens its load, dung beetles race to the scene. They battle over, devour, hoard, and lay their eggs in the precious poop. Dung is food, drink, and fuel for new life—as crucial to these beetles as the beetles are to many habitats, including our own.Back matter includes instructions for finding dung beetles, fun facts, glossary, and a selected bibliography.
Cheryl Bardoe is the author of two Orbis Pictus Honor books, Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age (Abrams, 2010) and Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas (Abrams, 2006), as well as The Ugly Duckling Dinosaur: A Prehistoric… More about Cheryl Bardoe
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