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Sandra Markle

Author of What If You Had Animal Teeth?

221 Works 15,335 Members 278 Reviews 1 Favorited

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Includes the names: Sandra Markle, Markle Sandra

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Works by Sandra Markle

What If You Had Animal Teeth? (2013) 1,511 copies
What If You Had Animal Feet? (2015) 939 copies
What If You Had Animal Hair? (2014) 857 copies
What If You Had Animal Eyes? (2017) 689 copies
What If You Had Animal Ears? (2016) 664 copies
Outside and Inside Snakes (1995) 359 copies
Science in a Bag (1992) 323 copies
Outside and Inside Spiders (1994) 309 copies
Outside and Inside Sharks (1996) 296 copies
Owls (Animal Predators) (2004) 240 copies
Creepy, Crawly Baby Bugs (1996) 213 copies
How Many Baby Pandas? (2009) 206 copies
Outside and Inside Bats (1997) 204 copies
Chocolate: A Sweet History (2004) 203 copies
Science in a Bottle (1995) 189 copies
A Mother's Journey (2005) 155 copies
Science Surprises (1826) 151 copies
Science-Just Add Salt (1994) 140 copies
Icky, squishy science (1996) 137 copies
Bears (Growing Up Wild) (2000) 124 copies
Outside and Inside Mummies (2005) 124 copies
Penguins: Growing Up Wild (2002) 115 copies
Discovering Science Secrets (1991) 111 copies
Wolves (2001) 104 copies
Can You Believe? Hurricanes (2002) 100 copies
Little Lost Bat (2006) 90 copies
Outside and Inside You (1991) 86 copies
Can you believe? Volcanoes (2002) 75 copies
Hip-Pocket Papa (2010) 72 copies
Outside and Inside Trees (1993) 62 copies
Great White Sharks (2004) 60 copies
Finding Home (2008) 58 copies
Outside and Inside Kangaroo (1999) 55 copies
Weird, wacky, science (1998) 51 copies
Amazing Human Body (2002) 49 copies
A Rainy Day (1993) 47 copies
Butterfly Tree (2011) 45 copies
Windy Weather Science (1998) 45 copies
Toad Weather (2015) 45 copies
Outside and Inside Birds (1994) 43 copies
Rescues! (2006) 42 copies
Can You Believe? Insects (2002) 37 copies
Waiting for Ice (2012) 35 copies
Snow School (2013) 33 copies
Thirsty, Thirsty Elephants (2017) 33 copies
Wolverines (2005) 31 copies
Octopuses (Animal Prey) (1659) 30 copies
Predators (Amazing Animals) (1948) 29 copies
Slippery, Slimy Baby Frogs (2006) 27 copies
Insects: Biggest! Littlest! (2009) 26 copies
Vultures (2005) 26 copies
Bats: Biggest! Littlest! (2013) 25 copies
Tough, Toothy Baby Sharks (2007) 25 copies
Family Pack (2011) 24 copies
Earth Alive! (1991) 23 copies
Spiders: Biggest! Littlest! (2004) 22 copies
Outside and Inside Big Cats (2003) 22 copies
Prairie Dogs (2007) 22 copies
Army Ants (2005) 21 copies
Killer Whales (2004) 21 copies
Polar Bears (2004) 21 copies
Creepy, Spooky Science (1996) 20 copies
Snakes: Biggest! Littlest! (2005) 19 copies
The fledglings (1992) 17 copies
Porcupines (2007) 17 copies
Exploring Winter (1984) 16 copies
Earthquakes (2002) 15 copies
Science Mini-Mysteries (1988) 15 copies
Lions (Animal Predators) (2005) 14 copies
The Kids' Earth Handbook (1991) 14 copies
Pioneering Frozen Worlds (1996) 14 copies
Skunks (Animal Prey) (2007) 14 copies
Hyenas (Animal Scavengers) (2005) 12 copies
Sharks: Biggest! Littlest! (2008) 12 copies
Jackals (Animal Scavengers) (2005) 12 copies
Super Science Secrets (1997) 11 copies
Zebras (2007) 10 copies
Pioneering Ocean Depths (1995) 10 copies
Hush Up & Hibernate (2018) 10 copies
Science to the Rescue (1994) 10 copies
Pioneering Space (1992) 9 copies
Primary Science Sampler (1980) 8 copies
Gasparilla's Gold (2016) 7 copies
Power Up (1989) 7 copies
Eagles (Animal Predators) (2009) 7 copies
Exploring Summer (1987) 7 copies
Math Mini-Mysteries (1993) 7 copies
Foxes (Animal Predators) (2009) 7 copies
Musk oxen (2007) 6 copies
The Big Book of Health (1993) 2 copies
Mites : master sneaks (2012) 2 copies
Owls (Soar to Success) (2007) 2 copies
Powerful Predators (2005) 1 copy
Hush Up and Migrate (2020) 1 copy

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Independent Reading Level: Grades 1-3
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Traci_Spurlock | 2 other reviews | Apr 18, 2024 |
This book entices me to learn more about Marco Polo, and the Silk Road. A few years ago, I found a book written by an author who took a nasty trip into the world of pure herion, found along the Silk Road. It was a pretty scary book.

As the title notes, this is an informative book regarding Marco Polo and focuses on the places found and the animals and varied climates.

In 1271, Marco Polo took an amazing trip and traveled the Silk Road by horseback acompanyied by his father and uncle. The were traders of silk, and decided to learn more about the location where the goods were found. Leaving Italy and arriving in Cathay, modern-day China, and then deciding to travel beyond for information about the silk clothe business, and also their goal was to meet the great emperor of China, Kublai Khan.

As the description in the jacket cover notes, traveling through Eastern Europe, the Middle East, across Mt. Ararat, and into the Far East, the great explorer was amazed not only by the people he met, but also by the animals found along the way.

Great Asian Elephants and Persion lions were but a few they encountered. This lush book of illustrations is simply indescribable. And, filled with facts that were unknown to me, I read the book, and then immediately re-read it again. I did not know that to make silk, a specific moth caterpillar's cacoon is dipped into boiling water and then the threads are unwound. As the author notes, it takes 2,500 to 3,000 cacoons to net one yard of silk cloth.

When awar occurred, their orginal route was blocked and the new route took them to Uzbekistan. Meeting Kublai Khan was an incredible experience. And, there were dangers along the way when they were attacked in the strong dessert winds. Some of their party wre killed and goods were stolen, but fortunately, most escaped.

There were unique snow cats, oxen, giant colorful birds, Yaks, and sheep with horns and if uncurled would be 5 feet long.
When he returned, his world was forever expanded. As the book notes, upon return a battle between Venice and Genoa, Italy brough capture for them. While a captive, he and his men told the stories of where they were and what they found.

The is a stunning book, not only for the information enclosed, but also for the trials and travails found along the way.

Highly Recommended!!!
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Works
221
Members
15,335
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Rating
3.9
Reviews
278
ISBNs
756
Languages
4
Favorited
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