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Amazing Animals: Hippopotamuses

Amazing Animals: Hippopotamuses


By Kate Riggs


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This popular series travels the planet to study these and other fascinating mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and invertebrates. Beautiful photos are paired with STEM-appropriate text
to examine the featured creature's appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal's appearance or behavior. A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of hippopotamuses, the large African mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why hippos live mostly in water.

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Format: Paperback
Publication: August 2016
ISBN: 9781628322187
Kate Riggs is a Minnesota-based editor and author of children's and young adult nonfiction books. In 2012, her book Dolphins (Amazing Animals) was honored as the winner of the Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Award for Transitional Nonfiction.