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Why Don't Fish Drown? (Why is…?)

Anna Claybourne


An irreverent but informative primer that asks from-the-hip questions about the animal kingdom. For ages 7+

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What does 'woof' mean?

Where did the dinosaurs go?

Why don’t animals brush their teeth?

Why don’t humans have tails?

How do flies buzz?

Why Don't Fish Drown? tackles twenty-two questions about animals so that children can build an understanding of how animals live and behave. Fresh and informal without being flippant, this is a swift introduction to natural history that will enable children to feel confident asking and investigating the questions that interest them most.

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Book Details

Format: PLC (no jacket)

Size: 26.4 x 19.0 cm

Extent: 96 pp

Publication date: 14 September 2017

ISBN: 9780500651261

About the Author

Anna Claybourne is the author of numerous books on the natural world for young readers, including Make It Splash!, which won the 2016 Teacher’s Choice Award.

Claire Goble is an illustrator, animator and designer.

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Claire Goble