Living Color

Living Color

Book - 2007
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"Red, blue, yellow, green, orange, purple, pink -- animals can be amazingly colorful. Why are they found in so many hues? How do their brilliant feathers, scales, shells, and skin help them survive? Find out ... how animals use color to warn predators, signal friends, attract a mate, or hide from their enemies"--Front dust jacket flap.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007.
ISBN: 9780618708970
Branch Call Number: J 591.472 JE
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 31 cm.


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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.


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