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Living in the Amazon Rain Forest (World Cultures)

Anita Ganeri

Living in the Amazon Rain Forest (World Cultures)

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    Subjects:
  • People & Places - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Brazil,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Rain forests,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Venezuela,
  • Yanomamo Indians,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11689258M
    ISBN 101410928268
    ISBN 109781410928269


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Book by Lynne Cherry (A Gulliver Green Book), (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ); permission pending. Two men walked into the rain forest.

Moments before, the forest had been alive with the sounds of squawking birds and howling monkeys. Now all was quiet as the creatures watched the two men and wondered why they had come.

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search results for this author. Tom Sherrington (Author) out of 5 stars 51 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Paperback, Illustrated/5(71). There are thousands of other organisms living in the same place though, so count on these ones to be the bare minimum of what can really happen out in the wild world of the Amazon rainforest.

Plants: The amazon rainforest is a home for many different types of plants, though the two most well know would have to be the Brazil Nut Tree and Orchids. The Lasting Legacy of a Fighter for the Amazon. of the forest and the rights of compatriots who eked out a living by extracting latex from rubber trees.

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This stunning rainforest gives us so much more than interesting plants and animals to learn about, it also gives the Earth a lot of its oxygen. Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of information books for children. Educated at Cambridge University, she has written more than books, including the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series (Scholastic Children's Books) which won a Blue Peter Book Award.

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It’s caused animals to scamper off into the undergrowth to parts where visitors never set foot. The forest's inhabitants--snakes, butterflies, pdf jaguar, and finally a child--each whisper in his ear about the terrible consequences of living in ``a world without trees'' or beauty, about the.Get this from a library!

Life in the Amazon rain forest. [Stuart A Kallen] -- Describes the history, life, and culture of the Yanomami, an indigenous tribe still living a primitive existence in the Amazon rain forest. The author and artist Ebook Cherry ebook deep into the rain forests of Brazil to write and illustrate her gorgeous picture book The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest ().

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