Almost Gone: The World's Rarest Animals

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Harper Collins, Jan 31, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
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Have you seen a northern hairy-nosed wombat or an eastern barred bandicoot? These animals are so rare, they might disappear forever, and they're not alone. Read and find out about some of the animals that are almost gone.

Introduce basic science concepts to young children and help satisfy their curiosity about how the world works.


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User Review  - lrubin75 - LibraryThing

Endangered species from around the world, with beautiful imagery in Jenkins' cut paper signature style illustration. Tells amount left living, and why they have been eradicated (usually human ... Read full review

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User Review  - Boockk - LibraryThing

In this book Steve Jenkins features twenty-eight animal species that are almost gone, gone forever, or coming back. Each page has a stunning illustration and a paragraph about the animal, its habitat ... Read full review

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Steve Jenkins received a Caldecott Honor for What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? He has written and illustrated Almost Gone and illustrated Bugs Are Insects and Wiggling Worms at Work in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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