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Hey, Daddy!: Animal Fathers and Their Babies

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In the vast animal kingdom, mommies are often solely responsible for the birth and upbringing of their young. But daddies can, and do, help in a variety of surprising ways. In this new natural science book for children, award-winning writer Mary Batten offers a fascinating and entertaining look at paternal behavior in the animal world.From birds and amphibians to small mam ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2002 by Peachtree Publishers
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American Mensa
Nov 09, 2015 American Mensa rated it it was amazing
This book was about animal fathers taking care of their families. How they bring food for their babies and feed them.

My favorite part was when the father blue jay put his beak into his baby's mouth to feed the insects and worms. I like this part because it shows the father's love.

The main character was the animal fathers. The book tells how the main character worked hard for his family. Its a nonfiction picture book. Kids who want to be a Zoologist would love this book because the book gives int
Bill Glose
Aug 15, 2013 Bill Glose rated it really liked it
This richly illustrated children’s book provides excellent information on the various roles fathers in the animal kingdom play in the birth and upbringing of their young. Batten describes many intriguing examples, such as male Darwin’s frogs carrying tadpoles in their mouths until they are ready to hop out into the world.
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Mary Batten is an award-winning writer for television, film and publishing. Her many writing projects have taken her into tropical rainforests, astronomical observatories, scientific laboratories, and medical research centers.

She is the author of Who Has A Belly Button (Peachtree 2004); Aliens from Earth – 2006 Isaak Walton Conservation Book of the Year Award; Selected by New York City Public Scho
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