Living Color

Living Color

Book - 2007
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Explore a range of animals from old favorites like the pink flamingo to rare and fascinating creatures such as the long-wattled umbrella bird and the ringed caecilian. How do the brilliant feathers, scales, shells, and skin of these animals help them survive? Find out in this strikingly beautiful book how animals use colour to warn predators, signal friends, attract a mate, or hide from their enemies.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007
ISBN: 9780618708970
0618708979
Branch Call Number: 591.472 JEN
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill.

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ChristchurchLib Mar 04, 2013

Budding young naturalists (and artists!) will be fascinated by this book, which provides intriguing information about and stunning cut-paper collage illustrations of a wide variety of colorful creatures in shades of red, blue, yellow, green, orange, purple, and pink. Gloriously lifelike images of animals - from the common yellow wild canary to the exotic green leafy sea dragon or purple long-wattled umbrella bird - are organised by color, and the easily understood text explains the source, purpose, or message of each animal's hue.

Picture books newsletter February 2013. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Newsletters/

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