Wild and Woolly Mammoths by Aliki

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Did you know...that wooly mammoths were plant eaters?that they lived during the Ice Age, protected by their thick coats and layers of fat?that their bones were used to make shelters, jewelry and even musical instruments?Follow Aliki back thousands of years, to the time of the wooly mammoths -- the ancestors of today's modern elephants. Learn about how they lived, what they ate and how they struggled to survival against their greatest enemy -- humans. And find out what the wooly mammoth can teach us about the world we live in today."This revision of a popular title provides a fascinating glimpse of wooly mammoths and the cave dwellers who hunted them." -- "School Library Journal"
 

About Aliki

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Aliki has been delighting her many fans since her first book was published. A longtime resident of New York City, she now lives in London. Aliki's books for young readers include All by Myself!, Digging Up Dinosaurs, Fossils tell of Long Ago, How a Book Is Made, Mummies Made in Egypt, My Feet, My Five Senses, My Visit to the Aquarium, My Visit to the Zoo, Wild and Woolly Mammoths, and William Shakespeare & the Globe.
 
Published January 1, 1996 by HarperCollins Publishers. 32 pages
Genres: History, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Science & Math, Sports & Outdoors.

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Then an account of the 1901 discovery of a frozen mammoth in Siberia leads to a discussion of its eating habits--30 pounds of flowers, moss, and pine cones were found in the stomach-its natural enemies, and its relatives, like the imperial mammoth and the Columbian mammoth.

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With all-new art, substantially changed text, new charts and a new trim size, the revised edition of Aliki's Wild and Woolly Mammoths, first published in 1977, could almost be a brand-new book from the popular picture book author.

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