Is a Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There Is?

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A. Whitman, Jan 1, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
17 Reviews
The blue whale is the biggest creature on Earth. But a hollow Mount Everest could hold billions of whales! And though Mount Everest is enormous, it is pretty small compared to the Earth. This book is an innovative exploration of size and proportion.

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Review: Is a Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There Is? (Wells of Knowledge Science)

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

Really enjoy this simple introduction into the 'large' things of the universe. Great science book for small children. It tries to give you perspective of how 'big' the universe is. Fun illustrations. Read full review

Review: Is a Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There Is? (Wells of Knowledge Science)

User Review  - Janet - Goodreads

A little disappointing for me as I was looking for books about whales and made the assumption this would contain information. The subject heading in the "cataloging in print" info says "size judgment ... Read full review

About the author (1993)

Robert E. Wells (Robert Ernest Wells) was born in Pasadena, CA in 1940. In the 90s, he began to put words and pictures into the form of children's books, and now in the new century he continues to do so. In 1993 he wrote and illustrated his first book, "Is a Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There is?". Other books include "What's Smaller Than a Pygmy Shrew?" (Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children, 1996), "What's Faster Than a Speeding Cheetah?", and his latest book, "Why Do Elephants Need the Sun?". Many of his books have been translated into various other languages.

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