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The Resource Hip-pocket papa, Sandra Markle ; illustrated by Alan Marks

Hip-pocket papa, Sandra Markle ; illustrated by Alan Marks

Label
Hip-pocket papa
Title
Hip-pocket papa
Statement of responsibility
Sandra Markle ; illustrated by Alan Marks
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the eggs of the hip-pocket frog hatch, the father sits "while the tadpoles wiggle up his hind legs and into the hidden pockets on his hips." But that is only the beginning of a fascinating adventure--the father must evade predators while searching for the perfect place for his froglets to emerge
Summary
A male hip-pocket frog protects his young for a period of thirty days after they emerge from their eggs by carrying them in hidden pockets on his hips, evading a variety of predators
Award
ALA Notable Children's Book, 2011
Awards note
  • Charlotte Zolotow Award Highly Commended
  • A Junior Library Guild selection
  • Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, 2011
  • CCBC Choices 2011
  • Charlotte Zolotow Award Honor, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
347378
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Markle, Sandra
Dewey number
597.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 1060
  • Kindergarten-Grade 4 (SLJ)
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • 3-5
  • LG
LC call number
QL668.E2615
LC item number
M37 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
650
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 4
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
597.8 Mar
Reading level
  • 9.5
  • 4.4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Marks, Alan
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Reading Counts RC
  • Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Assa darlingtoni
  • Frogs
  • Australia
  • Assa darlingtoni
  • Frogs
  • Tadpoles
  • Frogs
  • Picture books
  • Assa darlingtoni
  • Frogs
  • Australia
  • Frogs
  • Assa darlingtoni
  • Hip-pocket frog
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Hip-pocket papa, Sandra Markle ; illustrated by Alan Marks
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn232636439
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781570917080
Lccn
2008025334
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)232636439
Label
Hip-pocket papa, Sandra Markle ; illustrated by Alan Marks
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn232636439
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781570917080
Lccn
2008025334
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)232636439

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