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The Resource We build our homes, words by Laura Knowles ; pictures by Chris Madden

We build our homes, words by Laura Knowles ; pictures by Chris Madden

Label
We build our homes
Title
We build our homes
Statement of responsibility
words by Laura Knowles ; pictures by Chris Madden
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's not only humans who can build incredible structures: around the world, mammals, birds, and insects can be found building incredible things. From biggest beaver dams to tinniest caddisfly cases, this beautifully illustrated picture book explores each one and uncovers the reasons why they built. Each spread looks at a different animal, told as though from their viewpoint and using poetic, evocative language. The amazing animal architects featured include bower birds and weaver birds, gophers and beavers, termites, honey bees, and many more
Summary
It's not only humans who can build incredible structures: around the world, mammals, birds, and insects can be found building incredible things. From biggest beaver dams to tinniest caddisfly cases, this beautifully illustrated picture book explores each animal's incredible home and uncover the reasons why they build. Featuring bower birds and weaver birds, gophers and beavers, termites, honey bees, and many more, each amazing animal architect from around the world tells its own `micro story' about its incredible architectural skills in this delightfully unique wildlife book.
Illustration
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10737437
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Knowles, Laura
Dewey number
591.56/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Madden, Chris
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animals
  • Animals
  • Animals
Target audience
primary
Label
We build our homes, words by Laura Knowles ; pictures by Chris Madden
Instantiates
Publication
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
on1023489443
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781910277829
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
(OCoLC)1023489443
Label
We build our homes, words by Laura Knowles ; pictures by Chris Madden
Publication
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
on1023489443
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781910277829
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
(OCoLC)1023489443

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