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The Animal Book: A Collection of the…

The Animal Book: A Collection of the Fastest, Fiercest, Toughest,…

by Steve Jenkins

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Big and impressive. A lot of the artwork is gathered from work on other smaller books by the same author. This would be self-plagiarism if the author weren't so refreshingly honest about this. I'm looking forward to checking out some of the other books. ( )
  themulhern | May 6, 2018 |
An informational text using Steve Jenkin's ingenious collage work to complement the factual information. A Collection of the Fastest, Fiercest, Toughest, Cleverest, Shyest―and Most Surprising―Animals on Earth. This book houses a collection of facts for over 300 different animal species. It also explains Jenkins' book making process, includes a large glossary, index, and bibliography.

Teaching Connections: informational research projects, nonfiction text features

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  EmmaNicolazzo | Dec 15, 2016 |
This animal book is great for any animal loving human. The book is so well organized and very easy for students to navigate. There are tons of animals and each animal come with descriptions of itself, its habitat, its diet and much more. I think this would be a great tool to have in the classroom. This year, my third graders got to choose an animal and research all about it. This book would be a great and safe resource for them that is all written in kid friendly language. ( )
  kfrost32 | Dec 5, 2016 |
This book provides the reader with all sorts of information about some of the world's most interesting creatures. It is filled with fun facts and tidbits about all kinds of creatures.
  Colbi | Mar 15, 2014 |
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Animals smooth and spiky, fast and slow, hop and waddle through the two hundred plus pages of the Caldecott Honor artist Steve Jenkins’s most impressive nonfiction offering yet. Sections such as “Animal Senses,” “Animal Extremes,” and “The Story of Life” burst with fascinating facts and infographics that will have trivia buffs breathlessly asking, “Do you know a termite queen can produce up to 30,000 eggs a day?” Jenkins’s color-rich cut- and torn-paper artwork is as strikingly vivid as ever. Rounding out this bountiful browsers’ almanac of more than three hundred animals is a discussion of the artist’s bookmaking process, an animal index, a glossary, and a bibliography. A bookshelf essential!

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Shares facts on over three hundred animals and offers a brief overview of the history of life on Earth. Dance with a blue-footed booby, or stare down an eyelash viper. But mind your step-- in the animal world, the name of the game is survival.

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