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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Jun 15, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 34 pages
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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.

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User Review  - daphnejohnson - LibraryThing

A must have book that shows several animals life size. Gives a lot of information and detail on these specimens. This book has to be a part of my library. Kids will love this book. PK - 8th grades ... Read full review

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User Review  - kzilinskas - LibraryThing

Book about various animals and the acutal size of some of their feet/hands. Interactive book while being informational as well. End page has facts about each animal talked about in the book. Read full review


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About the author (2009)

Steve Jenkins has written and illustrated many nonfiction picture books for young readers, including the Caldecott Honor-winning What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? His books have been called stunning, eye-popping, inventive, gorgeous, masterful, extraordinary, playful, irresistible, compelling, engaging, accessible, glorious, and informative. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and frequent collaborator, Robin Page, and their children.

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