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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  - AlbertPascal - LibraryThing

This stunning book contains a fun range of animals presented in "actual size," as the title suggests. In paper-cut illustrations, Steve Jenkins illustrates the incredibly big size of some creatures ... Read full review

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User Review  - mcortner15 - LibraryThing

This is a fun, engaging informational book that teaches the reader about the sizes of different animals by including fun facts and illustrations. This book makes the reader think and make predictions which easily engages and invites the reader to interact with 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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