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Melvin Berger

Prize-winning author, Melvin Berger, believes that science should always be fun. In his books and in his talks to young people, he stresses the excitement of science and the thrill of scientific discovery.

He also believes in a hands-on approach to science for young people. Many of his books are full of interesting, informative, and easy-to-do activities and experiments.

Born and raised in New York City, Mr. Berger has earned degrees from the University of Rochester, Columbia University, and London (England) University. In 1983, he was elected to the New York Academy of Sciences. Over the years he has won awards from the Children′s book Council, National Science Teachers Association, Child Study Association, Library of Congress, and New York Public Library. He lives in New York City and East Hampton, New York, with his wife, Gilda, who is also an author.


How Do Frogs Swallow With Their Eyes: Questions and Answers About Amphibians

Melvin Berger; Gilda Berger




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How do scientists tell a frog's age? Can salamanders grow new tails? Can touching a toad cause warts? Ranging from fun facts to curricular topics, this superb introduction allows children to uncover a wealth of information about these cold-blooded animals.

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Other editions: Hardcover - 2007, Hardcover - 2007, Hardcover - 2007, Hardcover - 2005, Hardcover - 2003, Hardcover - 2003, Softcover - 2003, Hardcover - 2003, Hardcover - 2003, Hardcover - 2003

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