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Perfectly Hidden The Animal Kingdom's Fascinating Camouflage

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ISBN-10: 1620871157

ISBN-13: 9781620871157

Edition: N/A

Authors: Christine Schlitt, Chris Brandt

List price: $16.95
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Have you ever seen a frog that, at first glance, looks like a bump on a log? Or have you spotted a stick insect sitting on a tree branch, all but blending in with the bark? In Perfectly Hidden, children will learn about the Earth’s thirty-five best natural masters of disguise! You’ll discover surprising images and fascinating facts about many types of animals and insects who have incredible camouflage. Be sure to try to find:• An arctic hare in the white of winter• A pygmy seahorse waiting in a bed of coral• A stick insect camouflaged as a twig on a branch• A crab spider awaiting its prey in a field of flowers• An orchid mantis who looks like a flower petal• And many more!As you encounter…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 80
Size: 11.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Christine Schlitt studied Germanic culture, musicology, and art history in Mainz. Since 2000 she has worked as a freelance editor and writer. Christine is author and coauthor of numerous books for children, particularly nonfiction books about science and historical topics, and encyclopedias.

Chris Brandt is a writer, translator & teacher, His work has been anthologized in "Appearances", "Crimes of the Beats" & "Mr. Knife Miss Ford" among others. He translated Carmen Valle's "Wild Animals Between Waking & Dreaming" & for"The New Yorker", Miguel Barnet's Monsivais. He lives in New York City.