Synopses & Reviews
What is it like to come face-to-face with the ten-foot-tall terror bird? Or stare into the mouth of the largest meat eater ever to walk the earth? Can you imagine a millipede that is more than six feet long, or a dinosaur smaller than a chicken? In this andldquo;actual sizeandrdquo; look at the prehistoric world, which includes two dramatic gatefolds, youandrsquo;ll meet these awe-inspiring creatures, as well as many others.
"Stunning paper collage illustrations provide artistic interpretations of what each animal may have looked like." -Horn Book, starred
"Children fascinated by Jenkins' vibrant cut-paper artwork in Actual Size won't want to miss this similiar oversize album of prehistoric creatures that range from tiny to enormous." and#151;Booklist, starred Booklist, ALA, Starred Review
"Stunning paper collage illustrations provide artistic interpretations of what each animal may have looked like." -Horn Book, starred Horn Book, Starred
As fascinating and informative as ever, this sequel to Jenkinsand#39; equally impressive Actual Size presents prehistoric creatures to lifesize proportions. Itand#39;s hard to imagine a six foot long millipede or a dinosaur even smaller than a chicken, but readers come face to face with these and many more in this outstanding nonfiction offering from a Caldecott Honor winner.
About the Author
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, and their children.