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Extreme Animals: The Toughest Creatures on Earth

by Nicola Davies

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A fun and fascinating read about species that occupy the most extreme conditions on Earth. The author uses a fun format of structuring the book to explore species that are "tougher than humans" as the book explores species that live in extreme, cold, hot, volcanic, and bottom of the sea. The structure and illustrations provide a child atmosphere with the sarcasm and wit.

If I could rate this book with six stars I would have to. This book is one of the most unique works of literature I have encountered. I loved how the illustrations were completed in different styles as some were in comic strip format or horizontal. The text was written in a format that was intended to be comical. The best aspect of this book is that all the information is relevant and true. The book even provides readers with an index and glossary. ( )
  mcnicol_08 | Apr 27, 2015 |
A "Did you know?" book explaining the toughest animals and facts about them.
  elindseyziegler | Mar 15, 2015 |
This is a book about extreme and tough animals. Each chapter goes through why these animals are so tough. This would be a good book to read in a science class, maybe introducing the subject of biology. ( )
  kclopez | Mar 25, 2012 |
I want this book, and I am seriously considering buying it. It is just so cute and quirky! It's all about extreme environments and the creatures that live in them. Though the book is consisted of facts, the author works a little joke or two into every page. This technique is sure to keep kids not only laughing, but interested. The illustrations also bring the book to life because the cute, almost messy, little cartoons are entertaining and relatable to kids. Great to use when discussing different climates and environments with students because the book has a section for just about all of the major ones. I sure hope this book will be a class favorite because it's definitely one of mine! ( )
  jrlandry1410 | Oct 24, 2011 |
I couldn't put this one down. Fascinating biology with a good bit of "gross" factor. Illustrations are superb -- funny! -- and extend the text. ( )
  LynnMK | Aug 30, 2009 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763630675, Hardcover)

The creators of POOP are back with an entertaining look at the most incredible survivors on Earth.

Are you ready for the competition? From the persevering emperor penguins of the South Pole to the brave bacteria inside bubbling volcanoes, from the hardy reptiles of the driest deserts to the squash-proof creatures of the deepest seabeds, animals have adapted to survive in conditions that would kill a human faster than you can say "coffin." Discover how they do it in this amazing natural history book from a celebrated team — and find out who wins the title of the toughtest animal of them all!

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Animals adapt to their surroundings for survival. Learn how they survive in conditions that humans never would. Are you ready for the competition? From the persevering emperor penguins of the South Pole to the brave bacteria inside bubbling volcanoes, from the hardy reptiles of the driest deserts to the squash-proof creatures of the deepest seabeds, animals have adapted to survive in conditions that would kill a human faster than you can say "coffin." Discover how they do it in this amazing natural history book from a celebrated team - and find out who wins the title of the toughtest animal of them all!… (more)

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Editions: 0763630675, 0763641278

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