Sunscreen, Frogsicles, and Other Amazing Amphibian Adaptations

By Laura Perdew  
Illustrated by Katie Mazeika
How do sunscreen and mucus help amphibians survive? In Sunscreen, Frogsicles, and Other Amazing Amphibian Adaptations, kids ages 5 to 9 discover how one frog gets sunscreen to protect itself through the dry season and how another uses its own mucus to create a cocoon.  
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How do sunscreen and mucus help amphibians survive?

In Sunscreen, Frogsicles, and Other Amazing Amphibian Adaptations, kids ages 5 to 9 discover how one frog gets sunscreen to protect itself through the dry season and how another uses its own mucus to create a cocoon. Amphibians spend part of their time on land and part in the water, so they’ve evolved fascinating methods of surviving these different environments. Detailed illustrations, funny narrative, layered text, and backmatter all point science-minded, curious kids toward the fascinating world of animal adaptation!

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Hardcover, $16.95
9781619309616
Paperback, $9.95
9781619309647
Includes: Glossary
Specs: 9.5 x 9.5 size | 4-color interior | 32 pages
Subject: Science
Content Focus: Life Science
Leveling: Ages 5-8 |Grade Level 1-3 |

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