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The world of the porcupine

David Francis Costello

The world of the porcupine

by David Francis Costello

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Porcupines

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtext and photos. by David F. Costello.
    SeriesLiving world books
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157 p.
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23250300M

    First sentence: This is the perfect day for a picnic, Porcupine! Premise/plot: Duck, Duck, Porcupine is the first book in a new early reader series starring Big Duck, Little Duck, and Porcupine. There are three short adventures in this one. The first is "A Perfect Day for a Picnic." Little Duck is the first to notice that it will soon be RAINING/5(89). The New World porcupines, family Erethizontidae, are large arboreal rodents, distinguished by their spiny coverings from which they take their name. They inhabit forests and wooded regions across North America, and into northern South America. Although both the New World and Old World porcupine families belong to the Hystricognathi branch of the vast order Rodentia, they are quite different.

    Porcupines are large rodents with defensive spines or quills on the body and tail.. There are 29 different species of porcupine found in their native habitats around the world.. The average life expectancy of a wild porcupine is 5 to 6 years, while their captive counterparts have been known to live up to 10 years.. They are found in two main regions of the world, so scientists group them into. TIME FLIES: THE STORY OF PORCUPINE TREE. The first in-depth investigation into one of England’s most enigmatic and engaging bands, Time Flies is the second book by Rich Wilson, the author of the acclaimed Lifting Shadows, the Authorised biography of Dream g on original interviews with former band members, friends and colleagues, Rich has compiled a fascinating history of.

      Porcupines are the thi rd largest rodents in the world, and the second largest in North America. Biodiversity Heritage Library, Flickr // CC BY That's right behind the second - . Consulting Editor to the Porcupine Collection - Helen Depree Co-author of the best selling Early Literacy in the Classroom and co-creator of the popular Foundations and Wonder World series, New Zealand author/educator Helen Depree has worked with each contributor to ensure the careful levelling of texts that makes the Porcupine Collection so.


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The digit and digit formats both by: 2. Facts About The North American Porcupine (A Picture Book For Kids, Vol ) by Lisa Strattin Paperback $ Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping on orders over $/5(2). Buy The Porcupine Year By Louise Erdrich. Available in used condition with free delivery in the US.

ISBN: ISBN Additional Physical Format: Online version: Costello, David Francis, World of the porcupine. Philadelphia, Lippincott [] (OCoLC) An adult porcupine and three juveniles are about to feast on roots.

Old World porcupines can be any species of rodents in the family Hystricidae. They are characterized by the thick spines which cover their bodies. The caption reads in the original German: Stachelschwein.

New World porcupines (family Erethizontidae) The North American porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) is the largest species in the family, usually weighing less than 7 kg ( pounds) though males occasionally grow significantly body is up to 80 cm (31 inches) long, with a tail up to 30 cm.

Both are covered with a total of 30, or more hollow quills. Taxonomy. A porcupine is any of 58 species of rodents belonging to the families Erethizontidae (genera: Coendou, Erethizon, and Chaetomys) or Hystricidae (genera: Atherurus, Hystrix, and Trichys).Porcupines vary in size considerably: Rothschild's porcupine of South America weighs less than a kilogram ( lb); the crested porcupine found in Italy, North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa can grow.

Our book today is from – it’s David Costello’s The World of the Porcupine, part of Lippincott’s great old line of “Living World Books” covering nearly a dozen iconic and intriguing North American animals (should you be trolling online, Leonard Lee Rue’s volumes on the beaver and raccoon are particularly good as well, as is The World of the Great Horned Owl by Ronald Austing.

How to Hug a Porcupine book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Dealing With Toxic & Difficult to Love Personalities/5(). It was so amazing I bought this book, simply on the strength of the talk.

I love the title "How to Hug a Porcupine." I have a few porcupines in my world. However, in the first few chapters Lund equates porcupines with "toxic personalities." That seemed a little strong to me and I thought maybe the book wasn't going to be what I had hoped s:   The African crested porcupine is the largest porcupine on Earth.

With a tuft of quills on its head that would make any rock star jealous, this rodent can be found in rocky habitats stretching from.

This item: Facts About The North American Porcupine (A Picture Book For Kids, Vol ) by Lisa Strattin Paperback $ Ships from and sold by Author: Lisa Strattin. The Old World porcupines, or Hystricidae, are large terrestrial rodents, distinguished by the spiny covering from which they take their name.

They range over the south of Europe and the Levant, most of Africa, India, and the maritime Southeast Asia as far east as gh both the Old World and New World porcupine families belong to the infraorder Hystricognathi of the vast order. Get this from a library.

Porcupines. [Jill Sherman] -- "This photo illustrated book will introduce young readers to Porcupines that live in North America. Explains their history, life cycle, habitat, and feeding habits. Includes a photo diagram. Captain Book, the reading pirate, reads about Snap Wolf's standoff with Stubby Porcupine.

Captain Book wants you to do your reading too. The North American porcupine is the only species that lives in the U.S. and Canada, and is the largest of all porcupines. A single animal may h or more quills. North American porcupines. A porcupine is a rodent with a coat of sharp spines, or quills, that defend them from porcupines include the third biggest rodent, after the capybara, and beaver, and are not to be confused with porcupines are about 60–90 cm long, with a 20–25 cm long tail.

Weighing between pounds (5–16 kg), they are rounded, large and slow. The North American porcupine --The quills --Enemies of the porcupine --Porcupine legends and names --The porcupine's food --Migration --Family life of porcupines --Porcupines around the world.

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However, a porcupine is one animal that does not seem possible to hug because it looks so prickly. Throughout the book, the author lists all these animals, but keeps on referring back to the porcupine.

By the end of the book, the author reveals that it is possible to hug the porcupine 4/5(). This book reminds me of the film Homecoming, where the four children abandoned by their mom decide to seek out their grandmother in an old r, Porcupine is different with its themes of being a military child, grief, moving away from one place to another, the Afghan War and resilience.

Its Canadian setting was also something that added to this story, the author really knows /5(69). The book describes the Zapata revolt and the subsequent march to Mexico City. Davidow recounts many humorous details about what an embassy must go through when attending to important congressional visits, especially presidential ones.

He ends the book with an epilogue envisioning the future of US-Mexican s: 3.This book should come with a warning label. It starts out as a sweet book about a porcupine enjoying his picnic of clovers, and different animals approaching and asking politely if they may join him. Porcupine agrees and offers to share his clovers, but they tell porcupine what they prefer to eat/5(26).