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A Strange Place to Call Home Paperback

A Strange Place to Call Home Paperback

The World's Most Dangerous Habitats & the Animals That Call Them Home


By Marilyn Singer, Illustrated by Ed Young


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Of all the miracles of life, it is life's persistence that astounds the most. In the endless black of the deepest caves, blind fish find their way. In a frozen forest, snow monkeys find a cozy hot spring to keep warm. Even in the salt desert's barren cold, flamingoes bloom like vivid flowers. The 14 animals in this book defy the odds and make their homes in the unlikeliest of places—under the weight of seas, in the belly of tar pits, in the sandstorm's mouth.

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Size: 8 1/2 x 11 in;
Pages: 44 pp;
Format: Paperback
Publication: March 2015
ISBN: 9781452141251
Marilyn Singer is the author of more than 90 books for children and young adults, including A Stick Is an Excellent Thing, A Full Moon Is Rising, and the award-winning Mirror Mirror. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and Washington, Connecticut.

Ed Young has illustrated more than 80 books for children, many of which he also wrote. He is the winner of both the Caldecott Medal and the Caldecott Honor. He lives in New York.

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