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The Animal Book : a Collection of the Fastest, Fiercest, Toughest, Cleverest, Shyest--and Most Surprising--Animals on Earth

Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shares facts on over three hundred animals and offers a brief overview of the history of life on Earth. Dance with a blue-footed booby, or stare down an eyelash viper. But mind your step-- in the animal world, the name of the game is survival --
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Jenkins
ISBN: 9780547557991 054755799X
OCLC Number: 823010641
Awards: 2014 ALA Notable Children's Books List.
National Science Teachers Association 2014 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Grades K-12.
Boston Globe/Horn Book Nonfiction Honor, 2014.
Description: 208 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Animals! --
Family --
Animal senses --
Predators --
Defenses --
Animal extremes --
The story of life --
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Features animals smooth and spiky, fast and slow, that hop and waddle. In this title, sections such as "Animal Senses," "Animal Extremes," and "The Story of Life" burst with facts and infographics  Read more...

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"Building on years of experience in selecting animal facts and creating arresting illustrations, Jenkins surpasses his previous work with an amazing album characterized by clear organization, Read more...

 
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