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Wait till it gets dark : a kid's guide to exploring the night / Anita Sanchez & George Steele; illustrated by John Himmelman.

Sanchez, Anita, 1956- (author.). Steele, George, (author.). Himmelman, John, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora J 591.518 SAN (Text) 50825010728680 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library JUV 591 SANCHEZ (Text) 9781630763183S On Order On order -
LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile j591.518 SAN (Text) 30477101105793 Children: New Checked out 12/12/2017
LaGrange Co PL - Shipshewana Branch j591.518 SAN (Text) 30477101105801 Children: New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781630763183
  • ISBN: 1630763187
  • Physical Description: 60 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: [Guilford, Conneticut]: Muddy Boots, an imprint of Globe Pequot, 2017

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographic references (pages 59-60).
Formatted Contents Note: Eyes like an owl -- Ears like a frog -- Nose like a deer -- Tongue like a gila monster -- Fingers like a spider -- Feet like a fox -- The mysterious sixth sense -- We need the dark -- Save the dark -- Find the dark -- Counting in the dark -- Be safe in the dark.
Summary, etc.: It's night. It's dark. It's time to go indoors--or is it? The outdoors at night can be a scary place, but this book will help young readers investigate the mysterious nature of night. To explore the night, it would be great to have eyes like an owl, the sensitive nose of a deer, and feet that can move as silently as a fox. Humans aren't quite as good as nocturnal animals at navigating the darkness, but we can come surprisingly close. Our senses are much sharper than we realize, if we learn how to use them. Some scientists are even researching the sensory abilities of human hair! Each chapter of the book spotlights a different nocturnal creature. And while learning about animals' adaptations for navigating the world of night, young readers discover their own surprising abilities.
Subject: Fear of the dark > Juvenile literature.
Phobias > Juvenile literature.
Night > Juvenile literature.
Senses and sensation > Juvenile literature.
Nocturnal animals > Juvenile literature.

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