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Biggest, Strongest, Fastestby Steve Jenkins
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Red, blue, yellow, green, orange, purple, pinkand#8212;animals can be startlingly colorful. Why are they found in so many shades, tints, and hues? From the scarlet ibis to the blue-tongued skink, award-winning author/illustrator Steve Jenkins depicts a whole world of colorful animals in his signature style. Living Color explores a range of animals from old favorites like the pink flamingo to rare and fascinating creatures such as the long-wattled umbrella bird and the ringed caecilian. How do the brilliant feathers, scales,shells, and skin of these animals help them survive? Find out in this strikingly beautiful book how animals use color to warn predators, signal friends, attract a mate, or hide from their enemies.
An informative introduction to the "world records" held by fourteen members of the animal kingdom. Each spread portrays an animal that is the largest, slowest, longest lived. Readers can see the animal's size in relation to something familiar.
The award-winning team of Steve Jenkins and Robin Page present fun and fascinating science facts abound in this stunningly illustrated nonfiction picture book about animal sibling relationships such as anteaters, armadillos, falcons, hyenas, and many more.
The award-winning team behind What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? and Move!investigate sibling relationships throughout the animal kingdom in Sisters and Brothers.In this book you will learn that anteaters are always only children and nine-banded armadillosare always born as identical quadruplets, plus lots of other fascinating familyfacts. A perfect book for animal lovers young and oldand#8212;now available in paperback.
The biggest snake, the anaconda, can swallow a deer or goat whole. The smallest mammal, the Etruscan shrew, could easily sleep in a teaspoon. In a striking full-color collage, each spread of Biggest, Strongest, Fastest portrays an animal that stands out in the animal world as the largest, slowest, longest lived. Readers can see the animal's size in relation to something familiar, and a chart on the last page indicates the size, weight, and diet of each animal, as well as where it can be found in the wild. Biggest, Strongest, Fastest is an entertaining, informative introduction to the "world records" held by fourteen members of the animal kingdom.
About the Author
'Caldecott Honor Winner Steve Jenkins lives in Boulder, Colorado, with his wife and collaborator, Robin Page, and their three children. Along with writing and illustrating children\'s books, Steve and Robin run a graphic design studio.'
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