Gerbils

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Crabtree Publishing Company, Oct 31, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Gerbils may be small, but their long hind legs make them great jumpers! In Gerbils, readers will discover the responsibilities and delights of owning a gerbil. They will learn about
- different kinds of gerbils
- what gerbils should eat
- creating a great cage
- grooming for healthy gerbils
- proper handling
- caring for multiple gerbils
Bobbie Kalman's series Pet Care provides children with an overview of everything they need to know about taking care of their pets. Each book is packed with helpful tips and interesting facts, along with attractive full-color photographs and illustrations.
The series features
- how to choose the right pet
- introductions to different breeds
- training advice
- play time ideas
- safety concerns
- when to see a veterinarian
  

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Contents

What are gerbils?
4
Baby gerbils
10
Home sweet home
16
Handle with care
22
Staying safe
28
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About the author (2003)

REBECCA SJONGER is the author of twenty-five non-fiction books for children and young adults, including "Life in the Far North" and "The Life Cycle of a Bat", as well as other "Resource Links of the Year" selections. She lives in Huntsville, Ontario.

Bobbie Kalman was born in Hungary in 1947. She escaped with her family to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. Her book, Refugee Child, is based on this account. She has degrees in English, psychology and education, and has taught at both the elementary and secondary level. She has also worked as an educational assistant for several publishing companies. She is the author and publisher of over 800 books for children. Her books are sought after because she writes within specific curriculum needs, making the titles very popular in schools and public libraries. Her works include The Early Settler Life series, The Historic Communities series, The Native Nations of North America series, The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series, and The Science of Living Things series.

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