Classification: Focus on: Mammals shows children how to identify and group mammals according to their characteristics. It answers questions such as what is a mammal? Where do mammals live? What do mammals eat? And how do mammals keep cool? Along with many others. The book looks at mammals from monkeys and bears to elephants and meerkats and their young, as well as some more unusual mammals such as mole rats and duck-billed platypuses. It also offers advice on keeping mammals as pets. The book also contains a useful scale to demonstrate the size of many amphibians in comparison to a human hand or an adult male, along with a topic web, a glossary and some suggestions for extension activities. Other titles in the series include Classification: Focus on: Amphibians, Classification: Focus on: Birds, Classification: Focus on: Insects, Classification: Focus on: Reptiles and Classification: Focus on: Fish.
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group