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Hey, Daddy!: Animal Fathers and Their Babies

3.8 of 5 stars 3.80  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  1 review
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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Bill Glose
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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Dec 14, 2011 Mary Batten rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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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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