Animals Nobody Loves

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Chronicle Books, Mar 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 46 pages
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Filled with amazing photographs and facts, a fascinating guide delves into nature's most misunderstood creatures, from the twenty-five-foot-long, man-eating crocodile to the cockroach, and reveals the true nature of some of these so-called monsters. 30,000 first printing.

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User Review  - kris0812 - LibraryThing

This book describes 20 different animals that are often feared by humans, but misunderstood. It follows a three paragraph format for each animal, which can be a good model for student writing. I will ... Read full review

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User Review  - caitlinsnead - LibraryThing

In 26 giant photographs-of a roaring grizzly, a piranhas razor-sharp teeth, a rattlesnakes poisonous fangs- Seymour Simon reveals the truth about nature's most misunderstood animals and lets the ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Seymour Simon has been called "the dean of the [children's science book] field" by the New York Times. He has written more than 250 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children's science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the EducationalPaperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Great Neck, New York. You can visit him online at, where you can read "Seymour Science Blog," participate in "Writing Wednesday," and download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Many of Seymour's award-winning books are also available as ebooks.

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