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Nocturne: Creatures of the Night

by Traer Scott

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The images in this book are stunning, and the text provides some information about the pictured animal. I loved the images. It would be a good book to show to younger students or for older students to read themselves. The authors explanation of capturing the pictures in the introduction was interesting, but its length might cause students to skip that section. Even as an adult, I lost interest a little bit in the introduction, but pressed through. ( )
  jmillerlits | Jul 19, 2016 |
It is a visually striking book, with high-resolution photographs of nocturnal animals on a stark black background. This makes the details of the animals easy to see. Each page had a picture of the animal and a brief description as well. It would be a great book to read with younger children who would be drawn to the amazing photography and would also be suitable for older children to read about.
  InstantLaila | Dec 6, 2014 |
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In Nocturne: Creatures of the Night, animal photographer Traer Scott takes the viewer on a journey through nighttime in the animal kingdom, revealing some of nature's most elusive creatures. Bats, big cats, flying squirrels, tarantula, owls, kangaroo mice, giant moths, sloth, several species of snakes, and a Madagascar hissing cockroach are only a few of the animals illuminated in these portraits. Seventy-five full-color photographs of forty different species are accompanied by descriptions of each animal's habits and habitats, and an introduction provides personal insight into Scott's photographic method.… (more)

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