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Biggest, Strongest, Fastest

Steve Jenkins, Steve Jenkins (Illustrator)

Paperback

List Price: 7.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (3/27/1995)
Prebound (8/1/1997)

Description

Caldecott Medal winner Steve Jenkins explores the world’s largest, slowest, and longest-lived creatures in this informational picture book that proves science can be a whole lot of fun.

What is the biggest land animal? What animal runs the fastest? Can elephants really eat more than 300 pounds of grass each day?

Dive into this fascinating book that introduces fourteen members of the animal kingdom who hold “world records” for their astonishing traits. Young readers will find easy-to-understand comparisons, helpful charts, and a guide to where these amazing animals can be found in the wild.

Made with his award-winning cut-page collage illustrations, this educational and entertaining book from Steve Jenkins brings the fascinating facts about our natural world alive.



Praise For Biggest, Strongest, Fastest

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

Clarion Books, 9780395861363, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 25, 1997



About the Author

Steve Jenkins wrote 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.




Steve Jenkins wrote 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.