Terror in the Tropics
In this fascinating nonfiction title, elementary readers are invited to discover terrifying plants and animals of the tropics. Readers will discover what makes poisonous plants so harmful and why dangerous jungle animals are so deadly through engaging features, including bright images, diagrams, and charts, informational text, and captivating facts.
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