Komodo Dragons

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Did you know that the komodo dragon can eat 80 percent of its body weight in one meal? Readers will discover this and more in this fascinating title! Bold colors, engaging text, and oversized photos introduce readers to the komodo dragon's body structure, hunting methods, eating habits, social behavior, habitat, and survival threats. In addition, readers will learn about the life of a komodo dragon from baby to independence. A map highlights komodo dragon territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly komodo dragon facts. A table of contents, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index are included. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Asia and the incredible komodo dragon!

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF003190, JNF038020, JNF003300
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Geography
Copyright 2013
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Big Buddy Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2013-01-01
ISBN 9781614809050
Title Format Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 597.95
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8.25
Lexile 570
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 3.8
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 157435
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Detailed maps, Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Asian Animals – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

This well-designed set is a commendable introduction to six Asian animals–both familiar, such as tigers, and lesser-known, such as sloth bears. Each book starts off with a general introduction to Asia (which includes a spread that highlights geographical and cultural facts about the continent) and the subject animal. Chapters cover physical attributes, diets, habits, young, and more. Each book closes with information about the creature’s survival. Sidebars highlight unusual or interesting facts, but do not interfere with the focus of the main text.

Author: Julie Murray