Where Do Chicks Come From? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1)
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Read and find out about eggs—and how baby chicks grow inside of them—in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.
Learn how chicks develop, how they get the food they need to grow, and how a mother hen helps keep them safe in this introduction to the life cycle of a baby chick.
This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It's a Level 1 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores introductory concepts perfect for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are:
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HarperCollins, 9780064452120, 40pp.
Publication Date: February 1, 2005
About the Author
Amy E. Sklansky is the author of From the Doghouse: Poems to Chew On and Skeleton Bones and Goblin Groans: Poems for Halloween (both Henry Holt). Where Do Chicks Come From? is her third book for children. A former editor of children's books, Ms. Sklansky now writes them. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri, with her husband and two young children.
Pam Paparone has illustrated many books for children, including Mail For Husher Town; Raindrop, Plop!; and I Like Cats. She has also written and illustrated several books, including Who Built the Ark? Ms. Paparone lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.