Grassland Food Chains

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Capstone Classroom, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Why do monarch butterfly larvae eat leaves with poison in them? Why does the red-billed oxpecker ride on the back of buffalo? What helps puff adders to hunt at night? Read this book to find out who eats who in a grassland! Contents include: What is a grassland food web? What is a grassland food chain? What is a producer? What is a primary consumer? What is a secondary consumer? How are grassland food chains different in different places? What happens to a food web when a food chain breaks down? How can we protect grassland habitats and food chains?
 

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Contents

What Is a Grassland Food Web?
4
Which Decomposers Live in Grasslands?
17
Glossary
30
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Louise Spilsbury worked in educational publishing before becoming a freelance author. She has written or co-written over 200 nonfiction books for young people. She has written titles on almost every subject, from science and geography through to world affairs, social issues, art, history, and literacy. These include books in the Tales of Invention series, Ice Age, and the Young Explorer series. She co-writes many of her books with her husband Richard Spilsbury.

Richard Spilsbury has worked in educational publishing for over ten years. He is an author, editor, and illustrator of nonfiction books for young people. His works include On the Film Set, Plant Classification, and Plant Parts. He co-writes many of his books with his wife Louise Spilsbury.