Sleep : how nature gets its rest (Book, 2019) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Sleep : how nature gets its rest

Author: Kate Prendergast
Publisher: West Sussex, UK : Old Barn Books, 2019. ©2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Preschool : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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How do animals sleep? Some alone, some in packs, some upside-down, some in the daytime... Kate Prendergast takes a close look at the sleeping habits of a wide range of animals, birds and fish. Includes meerkats, bats, horses and dogs - and who knew that fish slept with their eyes open? A first information book, illustrated with beautiful close-ups of the animals featured, the book ends with a question - do animals  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Preschool
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Prendergast
ISBN: 9781910646274 191064627X
OCLC Number: 1128155611
Awards: Short-listed for Teach Early Years Awards 2019 (UK)
Target Audience: For ages 3+.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Kate Prendergast.

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A non-fiction picture book. How do animals sleep? Some alone, some in packs, some upside-down, some in the daytime...Kate Prendergast takes a close look at the sleeping habits of a wide range of  Read more...
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Gorgeous illustrations attractively answer any curious child's question: where and how do different animals sleep?... Brief notes at the end provide exactly the right amount of information to add Read more...

 
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Science and poetry combined

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2020-04-14) Very Good Permalink

This is a great introduction to animal physiology. In lyrical prose the author examines how different kind of animals sleep.

it gets a bit purple in the end (do animals dream? Yes, yes, they do. Scientific fact, my friend). There is also a little irregularity in the fun facts on the last page--some...
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