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The snail with the right heart : a true story

Author: Maria Popova; Ping Zhu, (Illustrator)
Publisher: New York : Enchanted Lion Books, [2021] ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
This is the real-life story of Jeremy, a rare garden snail found in 2015 by a retired London scientist. Jeremy's shell spiraled to the left, indicating reversed internal anatomy--including a heart positioned on the right. As a result, a similarly rare mate was needed in order to procreate.

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Genre/Form: Picture books
Informational works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Popova; Ping Zhu, (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781592703494 1592703496
OCLC Number: 1175915416
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Maria Popova ; Ping Zhu.


Celebrating science and the poetry of existence, this is a true story about time and chance, genetics and gender, love and death-all made more accessible to the young imagination in the concrete,  Read more...


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"A poetic introduction to evolution, mutation, and the necessary reproduction to achieve both along the way. Author Popova takes readers on a journey through time, beginning with the emergence of Read more...

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