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Mammoths: Books

Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age

ISBN: 081098413X
Ages 8–12

What was life like for the woolly mammoth? This book tells you all the woolly details about both the mastodon and the mammoth. Find out how they are similar to the elephant and how they are different. Read about recent research and learn about a frozen baby mammoth that was found by scientists.

Mammoths on the Move

ISBN: 015204700X
Ages 4–8

Travel with the Woolly Mammoths as they migrate on their way to winter in the south. This rhyming story tells about the scientific things we know so far about the mammoth. Beautiful illustrations complement the wonderful story. Charming yet every bit a science book for young readers and those who love being read to.

Baby Mammoth Mummy: Frozen in Time: A Prehistoric Animal's Journey into the 21st Century

ISBN: 1426308655
Ages 8 and up

For a long time all that scientists knew about mammoths was what they could figure out by looking at bones and fossils. Then in 2007, a hunter found a frozen carcass sticking out of the snow. What looked like a reindeer turned out to be a baby mammoth. Now scientists were able to study everything about mammoths, including blood, hair, muscles and even what they ate. Learn what they have found out from the baby mammoth.

Wild and Woolly Mammoths

ISBN: 0064461793
Ages 4–8

This lovely picture book is equally entertaining for its well-worded explanations of the ice age and the creatures that lived during that time. The mammoth is the star of the tale and is detailed in fabulous illustrations and factual text that will appeal to young and old alike.

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