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Biggest, Strongest, Fastest

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Biggest, Strongest, Fastest

By Steve Jenkins

Houghton Mifflin, Paperback, 9780395861363, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 25, 1997

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Description

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.



Praise For Biggest, Strongest, Fastest

"Here's proof that power isn't merely about size and that science can be a lot of fun." Booklist, ALA

"Here's proof that power isn't just about size and that science can be a lot of fun." Booklist, ALA, Starred Review

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