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African Elephants Up Close

Series: Zoom In on Animals!

By Carmen Bredeson

Imagine traveling through a forest or grassland and observing the massive African elephant. AFRICAN ELEPHANTS UP CLOSE gets you eye to eye with African Elephants! Take a look at the elephant’s trunk, ears, and tusks, while learning what makes each part special. Sneak a peek at an elephant herd and elephants at play. Learn about African elephant’s food, babies, and life cycle.

Library Bound Book978-0-7660-2499-1$25.60$19.20

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"In a market flooded with animal books for young children, this small volume has found its own niche."

Science Books & Films, July/August 2006

"Children will delight in flipping through these books, admiring the pictures, and reading the facts about these very interesting animals. The text is easy to read and correlates well to the photographs."

Library Materials Guide, Fall 2006

". . . children will find the books visually appealing . . ."

South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative, May 2006

"This book could be used as a fun read-aloud or as an individual selection. . . . a very good selection for elementary . . . library animal collections."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, March 2006

". . . outstanding full-color photographs and supporting text. The text will challenge primary readers, but there are elements to help them extend their skills."

National Science Teachers Association Recommends Web site

"The photos are clear, colorful, and of high-quality . . . This serves as a nice introduction to elephants where it is needed."

Highlands Regional Library Cooperative

"The book is a perfect way to introduce young readers to the world of nonfiction . . . This format is excellent for beginning readers and ESL learners. . . . It is exciting to know that books of this quality are provided for the younger child. Once a home or classroom has this book, I have no doubt that others in this series will be added."

Children's Literature

"The brief text provides significant information . . ."

The Horn Book Guide, Fall 2006

"The text is basic, and the information presented is quick ready reference . . . These are introductory books on animals that children will want to read because of the beautiful photographs."

Library Media Connection, August/September 2006

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