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PreSchool-Grade 2-This updated version has retained most of the text and all of the poetry of the original (HarperCollins, 1962; o.p.). The starfish is referred to as "it," instead of "he"; the words "crawl" and "pull" have replaced "hump" to describe how a starfish attacks a clam; and the arrangement has been slightly altered for a more logical flow of ideas. The variety of starfish that one might encounter, their life cycle, and how they eat and grow are all included. The most compelling reason to replace your older edition is the beauty of Brickman's illustrations. Lovely cut-paper collages placed on multicolored, watercolor ocean backgrounds make this easy-to-read title a treat for the eye.
Eunice Weech, M. L. King Elementary School, Urbana, IL
Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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"Excellent offerings for young ones beginning to read nonfiction." -- --Booklist
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Product Details

  • Age Range: 4 - 8 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - 3
  • Lexile Measure: 170L (What's this?)
  • Series: Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1 (Book 1)
  • Paperback: 40 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins; Revised edition (May 3, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0064451984
  • ISBN-13: 978-0064451987
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #54,579 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on October 17, 2001
Format: Hardcover
I found this book very helpful and informative for my kindergarten class. It is both simplistic enough for them to grasp the information and stay "engaged" as well as, complex enough for children to learn several attributes of a starfish...and remember it! There is also a great activity supplied at the end of the book. It's been a winner for me at home and at school. Great for beginners to science.
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Joslin Carson on August 2, 2005
Format: Paperback
There is very little actual information in the book. My 4 year old wants to know WHY, HOW, WHEN, WHERE for everything... this book is very short and has very simple drawings. Did not meet our needs.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By MAYRA MENDEZ on January 17, 2014
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This is a great book for beginning readers. They learn great things about the ocean. I love it and greatly recommended.
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By Mary Ann Bulloch on October 5, 2013
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I homeschool my kids and we love all of the Lets read and find out books! We got this one to go with our ocean animals study and it was perfect! We will use more of these books in the future!
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