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Eat Your Rocks, Croc!: Dr. Glider's Advice for Troubled Animals

by Jess Keating, illustrated by Pete Oswald
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, squirrels, etc., mammals

When animals have problems, they call on Dr. Sugar Glider to help!

 

Help me, Dr. Glider. My stomach is killing me! I eat all the same food as my family, but I'm the only one that feels sick. What's wrong with me?Dr. Sugar Glider travels around the world to help animals (and, on occasion, plants!) with all sorts of problems. Whether it's a crocodile …

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Do You Know Rats?

by Alain M. Bergeron, illustrated by Sampar
edition: eBook
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 6
tagged: mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, squirrels, etc.

Did you know... - You can count 4 rats for every 1 person in the city. - Rats can have up to 12 litters of babies per year. - In 3 years, 2 rats and their offspring can produce up to 20 million descendants. Find out all sorts of interesting things about rats and enjoy a chuckle along the way.

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The Rat

The Disgusting Critters Series

by Elise Gravel
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, squirrels, etc., science & nature

One in a series of humorous books about disgusting creatures, The Rat is a look at the black rat. It covers such topics as the rat's long, agile tail (it's good for balancing and picking noses), long teeth (they can chew through anything, including books) and disgusting taste in food (delicious electrical wires in tomato sauce, anyone?). Although s …

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What is a Rodent?

by Bobbie Kalman & Langille
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, squirrels, etc., biology

With over 1700 species, more than one-third of all mammals are rodents. From the jumping jerboa to the humungous capybara, What is a Rodent? gnaws through rodent myths to expose the facts about this often misunderstood group. Readers of all ages will be fascinated by: • the rodent family tree • a rodent’s body and amazing teeth • homes unde …

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Welcome to the World of Squirrels

by Diane Swanson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, squirrels, etc.

These are the latest titles in this popular series that introduces children to North American wildlife through color photographs and fascinating text. Young readers will be enchanted by America's smallest bird, the fearless hummingbird. Its resting heart rate is an astonishing 480 beats per minute and, unlike any other bird, it can fly backwards. F …

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Welcome To The World Of Squirrels

by Diane Swanson
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, squirrels, etc.

Young readers will delight in the world of squirrels. These hardworking rodents bury hundreds of nuts and seeds during the fall, and find them all again in the spring. They can run across narrow tree branches and jump long distances with the ease of trapeze artists. Complete with photographs, this is a close up look at the friendly, furry animals t …

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An animal community - CD Only

by Bobbie Kalman
  • age: 6 to 7
  • Grade: 1 to 2
tagged: beginner, mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, squirrels, etc.

Prairie dogs live in communities, just as humans do. An illustrated cross section of a prairie dog town uses shows tunnels and rooms used by the animals for different purposes. Adorable photographs feature prairie-dog cooperation in digging tunnels, sharing food, raising pups, and staying safe. A special section teaches children about the rodent fa …

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Rodent rap - CD Only

by Bobbie Kalman
  • age: 6
  • Grade: 1
tagged: beginner, mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, squirrels, etc.

Beavers, chipmunks, porcupines, mice, and other rodents sing rap songs about themselves in this clever and highly entertaining book! Simple rhyme and humorous photographs help teach readers about the unique characteristics of animals in the rodent family.

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