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Be a Pond Detective

Solving the Mysteries of Lakes, Swamps, and Pools

by Peggy Kochanoff

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Description

Do dragonflies bite? What is the difference between a frog and a toad? Are leeches dangerous?

Naturalist and artist Peggy Kochanoff answers these questions and more in this illustrated guide to solving pond mysteries. From the life cycle of mosquitoes to the many uses and varieties of pond plants, Kochanoff takes young readers on an entertaining and enlightening tour of life in and around a freshwater pond. Full of detailed illustrations and clear answers to creative questions, Be a Pond Detective is the perfect way to discover the nature mysteries in your own backyard!

About the Author
Peggy Kochanoff graduated from Cornell University with a degree in vertebrate zoology and spent a summer working at the Central Park Zoo in New York City. She is the author and illustrator of several books for children, including Be a Beach Detective and Be a Wilderness Detective, which was shortlisted for a Silver Birch Express Award. After marriage and travelling, she settled with her husband and two sons on a tree farm in Nova Scotia.
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Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
4 to 9
Grade:
p to 4
Awards
  • Short-listed, Ontario Library Association Silver Birch Express Award

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