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Cheetah Cubs and Beetle Grubs: The Wacky Ways We Name Young Animals

Book Description

A nursery of names for juvenile animals.

Young mountain goats are called kids, just like young people. But who knew that baby mackerel were called spikes? Animal fan Diane Swanson did. In a book that's both fact-filled and fun, Swanson unearths 11 animals and the words we use to describe their young.

Some names really fit the bill. The frequent peeps of young ... More
Book Information
PublisherAnnick Press Limited
BindingLibrary Binding (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages24
Publication Date08/17/2007
The Creators
About Diane Swanson (Author) : Diane Swanson is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Diane Swanson include Bugs Up Close, Cheetah Cubs and Beetle Grubs: The Wacky Ways We Na... more
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About Mariko Ando Spencer (Illustrator) : Mariko Ando Spencer is a published illustrator of children's books. Published credits of Mariko Ando Spencer include Cheetah Cubs and Beetle Grubs: The Wacky Ways We Name Young Animals, A Crash of Rhi... more
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