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Contributor(s): Jenkins, Steve (Author)

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ISBN: 0395861365     ISBN-13: 9780395861363
Publisher: Clarion Books
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: August 1997

Annotation: Illustrated with striking full-color cut-paper collages, this book is an entertaining and appealing introduction to the "world records" held by 14 members of the animal kingdom.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature - Zoology
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals - General
Dewey: 590
LCCN: 94021804
Age Level: 4-7
Grade Level: Preschool-2
Lexile Measure: 840 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Guided Reading: P (Grade 3)
Physical Information: 0.12" H x 10" W x 7.92" (0.30 lbs) 32 pages
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 17305
Reading Level: 2.3   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:

Caldecott medal winner Steve Jenkins explores the world's largest, slowest, and longest-lived creatures in this informational picture book that proves science can be a whole lot of fun.

What is the biggest land animal? What animal runs the fastest? Can elephants really eat more than 300 pounds of grass each day?

Dive into this fascinating book that introduces fourteen members of the animal kingdom who hold "world records" for their astonishing
traits. Young readers will find easy to understand comparisons, helpful charts, and a guide to where these amazing animals can be found in the wild.

Made with his award-winning cut-page collage illustrations, Steve Jenkins brings the fascinating facts about our natural world alive in this educational and entertaining book.

Contributor Bio(s): Jenkins, Steve: -

Steve Jenkins has written and illustrated many nonfiction picture books for young readers, including the Caldecott Honor-winning What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? His books have been called stunning, eye-popping, inventive, gorgeous, masterful, extraordinary, playful, irresistible, compelling, engaging, accessible, glorious, and informative. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and frequent collaborator, Robin Page.

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