Be a Camouflage Detective

Peggy Kochanoff

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ISBN: 9781774710005
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Be a Camouflage Detective

Looking for Critters That are Hidden, Concealed, or Covered

  Author:   Peggy Kochanoff    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

Silver Birch – and Hackmatack-nominated Be A Nature Dectective series explores animal camouflage

How do insects hide themselves in the woods? Can flounders really change the texture of their skin to blend in with sandy sea bottoms? Why do hares change the colour of their fur depending on the season? Naturalist and artist Peggy Kochanoff answers these queations and more in this illutrated guide to solving nature mysteries, for young readers.

From the anatomy of a sea anemone to the dappled feathers of snowy owls, Kochanoff takes readers on a fascinating and entertaining tour of the most common animal disguises and camouflages in Atlantic Canada and beyond. Packed with detailed and vivid water colour illustrations and clear answers to creative questions, Be a Camouflage Detective is the perfect tool for solving the nature mysteries in your own backyard!

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ISBN associated with this title: 9781774710005
Item NB1585
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published on September 29 2021
Language Eng
Pages 56
Format Paperback
Dimensions8(in) x 8.75(in)
Shipping weight500(g)
Peggy Kochanoff graduated from Cornell University with a degree in vertebrate zoology and spent a summer working at the Central Park Zoo in New York City. She is the author and illustrator of several books for children, including the Be a Nature Detective series. After marriage and travelling, she settled with her husband and two sons on a tree farm in Nova Scotia.

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