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A is for anaconda: a rainforest alphabet

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Sleeping Bear Press,
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IL: MG - BL: 6.7 - AR Pts: 1
At one time rainforests covered about 14% of the earth's surface;now they're reduced to just 6%. As home to some of the mostdiverse plant and animal species ever known, this decline hasgrave implications for both man and animal kingdoms. A is forAnaconda: A Rainforest Alphabet explores the world's rainforestsas it explains their important role and showcases their wonders.Nature writer Anthony Fredericks gives an A-Z tour of the many facets and fascinating facts of these tropical environments. Exotic inhabitants including the basilisk lizard and kinkajou are highlighted, along with explanations of forest structure such asunderstory and canopy.In A is for Anaconda young readers will meet the many endangeredplant and animal species, understand the progression of afood web, and appreciate why the rainforest has been called the"world's medicine chest."Anthony D. (Tony) Fredericks is a frequent traveler to the rainforests of Hawaiiand Central America. He is the author of many nature and animal books forchildren, including several award-winning titles. When not visiting classroomsacross the country, Tony teaches education courses at York College in York, PA.Laura Regan is nationally known for her rich, contemporary style of paintingand her many award-winning children's books featuring exotic flora and fauna.Her artwork has been used to raise funds for many wildlife organizations. Lauralives in the Bay Area in California.
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subject_facet Alphabet books, Rain forest animals
title_display A is for anaconda : a rainforest alphabet
title_full A is for anaconda : a rainforest alphabet / written by Anthony D. Fredericks ; illustrated by Laura Regan
title_short A is for anaconda :
title_sub a rainforest alphabet
topic_facet Alphabet books, Rain forest animals