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Actual Size Paperback - 2011

by Steve Jenkins; Steve Jenkins (Illustrator)

Fascinating science meets gorgeous collage art in Jenkins's book about measuring creatures big and small. An unusual, unusually effective tool for connecting children to nature's astonishing variety.--"Booklist," starred review. Full color.


Summary

Just how big is a crocodile? What about a tiger, or the world’s largest spider? Can you imagine a tongue that is two feet long or an eye that is bigger than your head? Sometimes facts and figures don’t tell the whole story. In this visually stunning book, seeing is believing as Steve Jenkins illustrates animals both large and small at ACTUAL SIZE.

From the publisher

In this visually stunning picture book, Caldecott Medalist Steve Jenkins illustrates animals both large and small at actual size.

How big is a crocodile? What about a tiger, or the world's largest spider? Can you imagine a tongue that is two feet long or an eye that's bigger than your head?

Sometimes facts and figures don't tell the whole story. Sometimes you need to see things for yourself--at their actual size.

"A must-have for any collection." (School Library Journal)

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  • Title Actual Size
  • Author Steve Jenkins; Steve Jenkins (Illustrator)
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition Reprint
  • Pages 28
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Clarion Books
  • Date 2011-03-07
  • Illustrated Yes
  • ISBN 9780547512914 / 0547512910
  • Weight 0.5 lbs (0.23 kg)
  • Dimensions 11.9 x 9.8 x 0.2 in (30.23 x 24.89 x 0.51 cm)
  • Ages 04 to 08 years
  • Grade levels P - 3
  • Reading level 1080
  • Library of Congress subjects Animals, Body size
  • Dewey Decimal Code 591.41

Media reviews

"Jenkins' imaginative paper collages work their usual magic in transcending their medium to capture the spirit and detail of their subjects. The real triumph here, however, is the compositions...the book makes brilliantly creative use of its tight focus, resulting in startling closeups." The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, Starred

"Jenkins' artwork is gorgeous (a gatefold of a frog in midleap is particularly memorable)... An unusual, unusually effective tool for connecting children to nature's astonishing variety." Booklist, ALA, Starred Review

"A thoroughly engaging read-aloud and a must-have for any collection." School Library Journal

About the author

Steve Jenkins has written and illustrated nearly twenty picture books for young readers, including the Caldecott Honor book What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? His books have been called stunning, eyepopping, inventive, gorgeous, masterful, extraordinary, playful, irresistible, compelling, engaging, accessible, glorious, and informative. He lives in Colorado with his wife and frequent collaborator, Robin Page, and their children. To learn more about Steve and his books, visit www.stevejenkinsbooks.com.
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