Predator and Prey: A Conversation in Verse

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Predator and Prey: A Conversation in Verse
Written by Susannah Buhrman-Deever
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763695335
ISBN-13: 9780763695330
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Predator and Prey: A Conversation in Verse

author: Susannah Buhrman-Deever
illustrator: Bert Kitchen

Who wins, the assassin bug or the spider? The bat or the frog? The ant or the honey bee? The male firefly . . . or the female? The battle for survival between predator and prey is sometimes a fight, sometimes a dance, and often involves spying, lying, or even telling the truth to get ahead. Biologist and debut author Susannah Buhrman-Deever explores these clashes in poems and prose explanations that offer both sides of the story. With beautiful, realistic illustrations that are charged with drama, Bert Kitchen captures the breathtaking moments when predator meets prey. Readers who hunger for more about the art of survival will find an extensive list of references in the back.

Who is the predator, and who is the prey? Illuminating poetry and vivid artwork capture the awe-inspiring ways that creatures use their resources to stay alive.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$18.99 / $24.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763695335 /  9780763695330
on sale date:
04/2019
type/format:
Non-Fiction - Picture Book / Hardback
age range:
6 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 11" x 10 5/16"
grade range:
Grade 1 - Grade 4
 
subjects:
Animals; Poetry; Science & Nature;
author’s comments:
Susannah Buhrman-Deever is a biologist with a PhD in animal behavior from Cornell University. In addition to her academic work and writing, she has developed inquiry-based ecology curricula for children. Predator and Prey is her first book for children. She lives with her family in upstate New York.
illustrator’s comments:
Bert Kitchen has illustrated more than seventeen books for children. He has worked as an animator, textile designer, fine artist, and commercial artist. He lives and works in London.
 
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