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Just the Right Size: Why Big Animals Are Big and Little Animals Are Little

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From a celebrated team comes a fascinating look at why we dont have super powers (alas) — and why size matters, for creatures big and small.

Did you ever wonder why there are no high-fl ying, wall-climbing, tall-building-leaping superheroes in real life? Find out what keeps big animals (like us) from engaging in astonishing feats of strength and agility, and yet why being tiny and all-powerful might have a downside. What if you could lift fi fty times your weight (hello, ant), but getting wet could kill you? Or you could soar like a bird, but a cold breeze would do you in? Whether big or small, our size defi nes more about us than we could ever imagine. Join the duo that brought us POOP, EXTREME ANIMALS, and WHAT'S EATING YOU? for a fun and intriguing exploration of what it means to be just the right size.

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About the Author

Nicola Davies has written many award-winning books for children, including POOP, EXTREME ANIMALS, and WHAT'S EATING YOU?, as well as BIG BLUE WHALE, ONE TINY TURTLE, SURPRISING SHARKS, and BAT LOVES THE NIGHT. She lives in Somerset, England.

Neal Layton is the illustrator of POOP, EXTERME ANIMALS, and WHAT'S EATING YOU? He lives in Portsmouth, England.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780763653002
Subtitle:
Why Big Animals Are Big and Little Animals Are Little
Author:
Davies, Nicola
Illustrator:
Layton, Neal
Author:
Layton, Neal
Publisher:
Candlewick
Subject:
Animals - Insects Spiders etc.
Subject:
Science & Nature - Anatomy & Physiology
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Animals
Subject:
science;animals;size;physics
Subject:
science;animals;size;physics;non-fiction
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Animal Science
Publication Date:
20110308
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
5.89 x 9.52 x .28 in .395 lb
Age Level:
from 8 up to 12

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