- AuthorJennifer Mckerley
- Page Count48
- PublisherRandom House
- Year Published2009
- Grade LevelK - 3
- Type of BookNon-Fiction
- SubjectWildlife (Children's/YA)
- Lexile Level610
- IllustratorPaul Mirocha
Reading on your own Armadillos may look funny, move oh-so-slowly, and smell a little stinky but mostly they are extraordinary! For example, they can jump three feet in the air to scare away any predators (especially the human variety), they can hold their breath underwater for 10 minutes, and they've been known to eat 40,000 bugs in a single meal. Amazing Armadillos follows a female armadillo as she forages for food, builds a home, and prepares for the birth of her baby pups. It is perfect for newly independent readers who love to learn fun, quirky, and cool facts about amazing animals, like the armadillo.
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