A Message from the Match Girl (Investigators of the Unknown, by Janet Taylor Lisle

By Janet Taylor Lisle

Janet Taylor Lisle - Message from the fit Girl
Investigators of the Unknown sequence, e-book 3

In seek of the reality approximately his historical past, Walter basically unearths extra mystery

Walter Kew has grown up with out a previous. Orphaned due to the fact that start and raised via his grandparents, he understands not anything approximately his mom and dad, who died in an coincidence. Obsessively fascinated by the mum he by no means knew, he turns to the occult, utilizing Ouija forums, crystal balls, and spells to arrive out to the opposite international. yet he's by no means had any luckuntil now. strolling domestic from college, Walter hears what he thinks is his mother's voice--faint, yet very actual. even supposing he can't relatively comprehend her phrases, he's confident she's attempting to inform him whatever. together with his buddies Georgina and Poco, he appears to be like for clues. Their quest takes them to a statue of the Little fit woman within the park, the place youngster Walter used to be photographed together with his mom. because the 3 investigators chase the secret, Walter will study extra approximately his past--and his present--than he ever notion possible.

This booklet incorporates a own heritage by means of Janet Taylor Lisle together with infrequent photos and never-before-seen records from the author's personal assortment.

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What kinds of animals are night creatures? Every kind you can think of—mammals, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and fish. Each has a good reason to prefer the darkness of night over the light of day. 46 47 INDEX alligators 43 amphibians, definition 36 bats 3, 4–8 brown bat 4, 6 fishing bats 4 fruit bat 7 long-nosed bat 5 vampire bat 4, 5, 6 beavers 40–41 birds 4, 5, 11, 46 blood 4, 6 butterflies 5 camouflage/hiding 3, 13, 15, 19, 27, 31, 35, 36, 42 cats 7, 20–21, 23, 24 cockroaches 3, 35 crocodiles 42–43 echolocation 4, 6, 8 fireflies 3, 16–17 fish 4, 46 marlin 46 swordfish 46 tuna 46 flying squirrels 18–19 frogs 4, 36–39 ghost crabs 44–45 glowworms 16 guano hunting insects 6 12, 15, 23, 38–39 4, 5, 8, 12, 15, 24, 26, 28, 31, 46 kiwis 15 lacewings 8 leopards 3, 23 lions 3, 7, 22–23 mammal, definition 7 mating 9, 16, 20, 35, 36 mice 20, 24, 28, 32 mosquitoes 5 moths 5, 8–9 arctiid moth 8 luna moth 9 noctuid moth 8 sphinx moth 8–9 navigation 3, 8 nectar 4, 5, 8 opossums 24–25 owl pellets 13 owls 3, 11–13, 19, 24 barn owl 13 barred owl 13 great horned owl 12, 13, 28 long-eared owl 13 screech owl 13 snowy owl 10 plants proboscis raccoons scorpions senses 3, 4–5 8 26–27, 36 30–31 3, 9, 11, 20, 32, 33, 38–39 sharks 46 hammerhead shark 46 skunks 3, 12–13, 28–29, 36 sleep 3, 7, 13, 19, 26 slugs 34–35 snakes 19, 32–33, 36 rattlesnake 32 sidewinder snake 32–33 sounds 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 20, 23, 35, 36 spiders 30–31 camel spider 31 hunting spider 31 mouse spider 31 parson spider 31 tapetum 11, 20 tree crickets 34–35 turtles 43, 44 sea turtle 44–45 whippoorwills 11, 14–15 worms 34–35 About the Authors The Bergers know firsthand about night creatures.

At midday, when it gets very hot, they seek out a cool, shady spot and rest there for a while. After that, it’s back to loafing in the sunshine until the sun sets. American crocodiles 42 What do crocodiles do after dark? They look for food. Some stay in shallow ponds or slow-flowing rivers and wait for prey that come to the water for a drink. Others hide in marshes and swamps, ready to attack any animal that wanders by. A crocodile can gulp down a small animal, such as a turtle, without chewing.

Otherwise, it runs sideways along the sand, picking through seaweed and feeding on sand fleas, dead fish, and, of course, newly-hatched sea turtles. 44 Ghost crab Green sea turtles 45 Which shark feeds mostly at night? The hammerhead. Some scientists have traced the daily activities of a group of hammerheads. By day, the sharks swim in circles around underwater mountains, called seamounts. At dusk, the sharks head for their feeding ground, a distance of about 10 to 15 miles (16 to 24 km). All night long, these sharks gulp down tremendous numbers of squid and different kinds of fish.

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