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The Resource Face to face with frogs, by Mark Moffett

Face to face with frogs, by Mark Moffett

Label
Face to face with frogs
Title
Face to face with frogs
Statement of responsibility
by Mark Moffett
Title variation
Frogs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Review
Biologist Moffett describes some unusual frogs he has met on assignment for National Geographic magazine. The striking illustrations are primarily his own color photographs, most from Central and South America and Vietnam. The casual browser will be immediately drawn in by the opening description of watching a Columbian teenager poison a dart with secretions from a frog's skin to kill a peccary. Moffett explains the difference between toads and other frogs and describes the change from tadpole to adult before returning to his description of atypical frogs, focusing especially on the Puerto Rican coqui. Finally, in a chapter curiously called "Deadly Frogs," he tells how dart frogs are exceptionally good mothers. Sidebars and endmatter add facts, information about environmental threats and suggestions for readers who want to study frogs in the wild. A map shows the global home of the frogs pictured (except for the one in Massachusetts, which actually originates in Korea). Like others in the Face to Face series, this is more useful for encouraging the sense of wonder than for research. (glossary, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 7-10) (Kirkus Reviews, January 1, 2008)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
230604
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moffett, Mark W
Dewey number
597.8/9
Index
no index present
Intended audience
940L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
QL668.E2
LC item number
M64 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 2
Reading level
5.6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Face to face with animals
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Frogs
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Face to face with frogs, by Mark Moffett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
663472
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
31 pages
Isbn
9781426302053
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2007012445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781426302053
  • (OCoLC)104887016
Label
Face to face with frogs, by Mark Moffett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
663472
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
31 pages
Isbn
9781426302053
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2007012445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781426302053
  • (OCoLC)104887016

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