Similar But Different in the Animal Kingdom – Animals/Pets
Author Name: Martina Nicolls
Book Title: Similar But Different in the Animal Kingdom
Book Synopsis: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM is an educational science book for children, youth, schools, libraries, and anyone interested in animals. Learn about the similarities and differences between 25 sets of animals.
What are the similarities and differences between alligators and crocodiles? Which one has a U-shaped snout, and which one has a V-shaped snout? What are the similarities and differences fleas and ticks? Which one is not an insect? Are wallabies just small kangaroos? Emus and ostriches are similar because they can’t fly, but they have different feet. Which one has two toes and which one has three toes? Salmon and tuna have different tails, whereas octopuses and squids have the same number of hearts.
Butterflies and moths have different antennae. Which one has club-shaped antennae and which one has feathery antennae? Can cheetahs or leopards climb trees, and which one can’t roar? SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM has the answers!
This intriguing look at the animal kingdom provides FAST FACTS with an instant list of the main similarities and difference between each pair of animals, as well as their scientific classifications, descriptions, habitats, diets, breeding habits, and much more. There are interesting facts, fallacies, phrases, singular and plural animal words, collective nouns, and a glossary of scientific terms.
Author Bio: Martina Nicolls was a primary school and secondary school teacher in Australia, specializing in English, science, mathematics, inclusive education, children with special needs, and peace in education. She also worked in the vocational education and training sector (TVET) and in universities in Australia as a training consultant, information technology researcher, children’s television researcher, and campus manager.
Martina Nicolls has a master of sciences communication degree and won the marine science journalism prize for her article on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
Martina Nicolls thought of the idea for ˜Similar but Different in the Animal Kingdom’ through her work as an international consultant in education and her visits to many countries. Her interest in animals, the environment, and nature led to this book.
Publisher Name: Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency