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Animal Sidekicks

Amazing Stories of Symbiosis in Animals and Plants

Author: Macken Neon Squid, Murphy and Kordic  

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A richly illustrated gift book about symbiosis in nature, where animal podcaster Macken Murphy highlights unusual and humorous relationships between different animal and plant species.

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A richly illustrated gift book about symbiosis in nature, where animal podcaster Macken Murphy highlights unusual and humorous relationships between different animal and plant species.

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Heard about the fish that clean shark teeth? Or the frog that lives with a tarantula? Welcome to the weird world of symbiosis - where animals form incredible relationships.Macken Murphy introduces his favourite symbiotic relationships in his first kids' non-fiction book. Along the way he explains the cool science behind the baffling behaviour of some animals - from friendly alliances to pesky parasites.You'll even find out about symbiotic relationships including YOU! (Hint - is your head ever itchy?) By the end of the book you won't look at nature in the same way again!

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Critic Reviews

CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE WEEK "A rollicking ride through the wonderful world of animal symbiosis. In this remarkable book, Macken Murphy brings us a science lesson wrapped up in lots of fun." Press Association
"Animal lovers will be sure to find amazing new facts on every page. . . This is an excellent addition to children's non-fiction collections." Booklist
"A beautifully, brightly illustrated book about symbiosis... presents a nice mix of the scientifically interesting and the downright disgusting that should help to keep children engaged for a decent amount of time — for example, we particularly enjoyed reading about head lice (after having had first-hand experience of them recently), vampire finches feasting on Nazca boobies and woolly bats pooing in pitcher plants." Nature

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About the Author

Macken Murphy is the popular host of the podcast Species, which profiles a different amazing animal each week-from yaks to wood frogs. You can listen to episodes of the show at speciespodcast.com.

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Product Details

Publisher
Priddy Books | Neon Squid
Published
5th April 2022
Pages
128
ISBN
9781838991531

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