By Roald Dahl
This can be a new selection of Roald Dahl tales, all on a subject of nation concerns; they'll all characteristic these wily characters Claud, Rummins and Bert, who seemed so memorably in Dahl's well-known tale, parson's excitement. there'll be seven tales within the publication, together with one ("Ah, candy secret of Life") that hasn't ever seemed in ebook shape ahead of. Roald Dahl has written a brand new advent, and the publication could be more suitable via line drawings.
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Disease—the warmer temperatures created the right conditions for the spread of a deadly fungal skin disease called chytridiomycosis. Habitat—the golden toads were vulnerable to changes in their environment because they lived in such a small area—only 11 sq. mile (30 sq. km). the females were darker, with yellow-edged red blotches. (c) 2011 Dorling Kindersley. All Rights Reserved. 55 FISH Fish Fish are Earth’s EXPERT SWIMMERS. Born for a life in water, most have a streamlined body with SCALES, fins, and a tail for power and STEERING.
C) 2011 Dorling Kindersley. All Rights Reserved. 33 VU Polar bear Ursus maritimus MAMMALS Imagine if the ground you walked on suddenly started to disappear. This is the problem facing the world’s largest land carnivore, the polar bear, as the Arctic sea ice melts. King of the north These enormous bears are well adapted for living on snow and ice with thick fur and a layer of body fat for warmth. Their broad feet spread their weight on thin ice and have rough pads that prevent them from slipping.
Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life (Penguin Fiction) by Roald Dahl