Just the Right Size

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Just the Right Size
Written by Nicola Davies
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763653004
ISBN-13: 9780763653002
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Just the Right Size
Why Big Animals Are Big and Little Animals Are Little

author: Nicola Davies
illustrator: Neal Layton

series name:
Animal Science

Did you ever wonder why there are no high-flying superheroes in real life? Find out what keeps big animals (like us) from performing amazing feats of strength and agility, yet why being tiny and powerful might have a downside. What if you could lift fifty times your weight (hello, ant), but getting wet could kill you? Or you could soar like a bird, but a cold breeze would do you in? From an award-winning duo, an intriguing look at what it means to be just the right size.
Back matter includes an index and a glossary.

"Nicola Davies is the best thing to happen to biology classes since the invention of the filmstrip."
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)
(Ages 8 and up)
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$7.99 / $9.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763653004 /  9780763653002
on sale date:
03/2011
type/format:
Non-Fiction - Picture Book / Paperback
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
64 / 9 7/16" x 5 7/8"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
 
subjects:
Animals; Science & Nature;
author’s comments:
Nicola Davies has written many award-winning books for children, including Poop, Extreme Animals, and What’s Eating You?, as well as Big Blue Whale, One Tiny Turtle, Surprising Sharks (a Boston Globe Horn Book honor book), and Bat Loves the Night. She lives in Somerset, England.
illustrator’s comments:
Neal Layton is the illustrator of Poop, Extreme Animals, and What’s Eating You? and the author-illustrator of Hot Hot Hot and The Sunday Blues. He lives in Portsmouth, England.
 
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