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Worms for Breakfast

(2016)
How to Feed a Zoo
A Picture Book by

 
Feeding time is one of the most popular events at zoos. It also prompts a smorgasbord of questions: what do different animals eat? How much food do they need to stay healthy? Where do zookeepers get all that chow? And what constitutes a special treat?

Worms for Breakfast answers all these questions and more in a cookbook-style primer packed with facts from experts at zoos and aquariums. Covering everything from regular animal nutrition to feeding babies to mimicking how animals hunt and eat in the wild, this book explores the eating habits of carnivores, omnivores, herbivores, and insectivores. Inside, you'll also find real-life recipes from zoos around the world for meals like eucalyptus-leaf pesto, kelp tank goulash, and mealworm mush. Beware! You probably don't want to eat any of it yourself.

Written in a plucky, conversational tone with delightfully wacky illustrations, a glossary, and tips for zoo animal care, this book is bound to appeal to picky readers.

 
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Used availability for Helaine Becker's Worms for Breakfast


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Hardback Editions

April 2016 : Canada Hardback
thumbTitle: Worms for Breakfast: How to Feed a Zoo
Author(s): Helaine Becker
ISBN: 1-77147-105-0 / 978-1-77147-105-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Owlkids
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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