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Grasshoppers and Crickets

by Chris Fairclough

  • ISBN: 9780817255909
  • ISBN10: 0817255907

Grasshoppers and Crickets

by Chris Fairclough

  • List Price: $26.79
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Heinemann Library
  • Publish date: 01/01/1999
  • ISBN: 9780817255909
  • ISBN10: 0817255907
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Description: All children love to collect small animals from their own backyards, gardens, and parks. They usually want to keep them, too! But what happens then? They get stuck in a glass jar with a few leaves and soon die. This series shows children how to do it right. It tells readers the best places to find specific kinds of invertebrates and how to identify them. It then explains in clear detail with helpful diagrams how to set up a vivarium to observe these minipets as they go about their lives. Each book will describe the right types of food for the animals, how they should be overwintered, and how they can be encouraged to reproduce, creating more minipets. For concerned parents and teachers, details about how to release them successfully into the wild will also be included.

The young reader is introduced to many interesting facts about the lives of grasshoppers and crickets in this book. The text includes information about the grasshopper's and cricket's anatomy, diet, life cycle, singing, protection from predators, multiplication, and winter behavior. An "Amazing Facts" section contains truly unique photos of the Amazonian katydid and the stone cricket!

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