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Author Goldish, Meish, author.

Title Deadly frogs / by Meish Goldish ; consultant, Professor Bryan Grieg Fry, Head of Venom Evolution Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, Australia.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Bearport Publishing, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 597.8 GOLDISH    Check Shelf
Description 24 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 27 cm.
Series Envenomators
Audience Age 6-12.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A terrible pain -- Mystery solved -- A second discovery -- Frog studies -- Other deadly frogs -- A powerful poison -- What's in a name? -- Frog defenses [or] helpful poison? -- Research today -- Deadly frogs: profiles.
Summary In 2015, scientist Carlos Jared made an amazing discovery while studying frogs in Brazil. After picking up a small frog with his bare hands, Jared immediately felt a sharp pain, which lasted for hours. He didn't know what caused it. At the time, Jared didn't realize he had just made an important scientific discovery. He had found a frog covered with tiny spines that can inject venom! Learn all about deadly frogs in this engrossing new narrative nonfiction book for young readers. It's packed with exciting wildlife encounters, cutting-edge science, and loads of info about venom and its deadly effects.
Subject Dendrobatidae -- Juvenile literature.
Dendrobatidae. (OCoLC)fst00890278
Genre/Form Picture books. (OCoLC)fst01726789
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Picture books.
Added Author Fry, Bryan (Bryan Grieg), consultant.
Other Form: Online version: Goldish, Meish, author. Deadly frogs New York, New York : Bearport Publishing, [2019] 9781684027040 (DLC) 2018012092
ISBN 9781684026586 (library)
168402658X (library)
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