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Backyard pets : activities for exploring wildlife close to home / Carol A. Amato ; illustrated by Cheryl Kirk Noll.

Authors: Amato, Carol A.
Call number: j508 AMA
Publisher: New York : Wiley, c2002.
Publication date: c2002.
Subject: Zoology -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs -- Juvenile literature.
Wild animals as pets -- Juvenile literature.
Wildlife attracting -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Title: Backyard pets : activities for exploring wildlife close to home / Carol A. Amato ; illustrated by Cheryl Kirk Noll.
Physical description: iii, 124 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents note: Slimy snails and slithery slugs -- Terrific toads -- Wriggling worms -- Chirping crickets -- Crawly caterpillars -- Flashing fireflies -- Bird feeding and housing -- Hovering hummingbirds -- Butterfly gardening.
Summary note: Focuses on the insects, birds, amphibians, and other animal life found in many backyards and provides instructions for catching, caring for, studying and releasing those that are safe to touch.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 116-118) and index.
Added author: Noll, Cheryl Kirk., illustrator.
ISBN: 0471416932 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN: 2001046961
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|867688
Bib No.: 867688

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