Frogs, toads, lizards, and salamanders by Nancy Winslow Parker

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Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of a variety of frogs, toads, lizards, and salamanders.

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StatementNancy Winslow Parker and Joan Richards Wright ; illustrations by Nancy Winslow Parker
ContributionsWright, Joan Richards
LC ClassificationsQL667 .P36 1993 ERC
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL7541476M
ISBN 100590472488
ISBN 109780590472487

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. 5/5(1). I thought this book was very detailed in its facts about frogs, toads, lizards, and salamanders.

It had labeled picture of these animal's boby parts and also gave numerous characteristics. It would be a wonderful book for students to read independently or with a partner/5. For a short book (48 pages), an astonishingly large amount of information is conveyed, including a picture glossary depicting the life cycles of frogs and toads, relative size information and anatomical diagrams of both a frog and a : Nancy Winslow Parker, Joan Richards Wright.

This is a book for all readers who want to learn about amphibians, the animal group that includes frogs, toads, salamanders, and caecilians. It draws on many years of classroom teaching, laboratory experience, and field observation by the authors.

*Lizards have dry, scaly skin; salamanders have soft, moist skin and lack scales. *Lizards have clawed toes; salamanders lack claws. *Lizards often bask in the.

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Frogs are good jumpers with long powerful legs. Toads are a type of frog. Two species of frogs are the American bullfrog and the poison dart frog. Salamanders - Salamanders look a bit like lizards. They have skinny bodies, short legs, and long tails. Salamanders can re-grow lost limbs and other body parts.

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