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Animals with Crafty Camouflage

Hiding in Plain Sight

Series: Amazing Animal Defenses

By Susan K. Mitchell

Some animals can hide in plain sight. ANIMALS WITH CRAFTY CAMOUFLAGE, in the new AMAZING ANIMAL DEFENSES series, looks at animals that blend in with their surroundings. From chameleons and pepper moths to octopuses, collared lemmings, katydids, and more, author Susan K. Mitchell explores how camouflage helps these animals survive.

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Reviews

"Bright photographs enliven the writing . . . the high-interest topics will keep readers engaged."

The Horn Book Guide, Spring 2009

"Fascinating facts abound in these colorful books . . . a good choice for reluctant readers . . . The clever chapter titles are attention getting and will interest children who think science holds no appeal, researchers, and browsers alike."

Library Media Connection, March/April 2009

"Very user friendly and the book is packed with information . . . All titles are written in a high-interest, exciting style which is sure to engage all readers, particularly reluctant ones."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, November 2008

"The six books in the . . . series . . . do an excellent job of introducing young readers to a variety of animal defensive adaptations . . . The books are well researched and written . . . This series will be fascinating reading for the young reader who wants to learn about animal defensive adaptations."

Science Books & Films, March/April 2009

"Mitchell designs this series to be appropriate for reluctant and low-level readers who are interested by animals and the tricks they perform . . . The pictures are gorgeous and have wide appeal for all readers."

VOYA, February 2010

"The close-up photos are frequent and well chosen, and accompanied by clear, simply phrased texts, which are more detailed than average . . . An unusual feature is each volume's closing discussion of human equivalent . . ."

School Library Journal, Fall 2008

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