In the Desert

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Gareth Stevens Pub., 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
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Look Once, Look Again, A Springboards into Science Series, shows young children that the natural world can be appreciated from many points of view, from detailed close-ups to the big picture. This series introduces young readers to nature through a fascinating combination of these views, comparing and providing fascinating details about the variety of animal and plant life. Lively text and full-color photographs bring to life wondrous animals and plants from many of the world's varied and fragile ecosystems.

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With the same energy, humor and clarity found in his 50 books, David wows audiences at schools around the United States and beyond. David is an accomplished storyteller and a master at getting kids to think and have fun at the same time. His presentations lead children on entertaining and educational journeys that combine math, science, reading and writing. David also gives keynote presentations and workshops for educators at professional conferences.

Dwight Kuhn has a degree in biology and taught school for eighteen years. His interest in photography and nature led him to be the sole photographer for 167 printed nature books for children. His work has appeared in more than 60 photo essays featured in major magazines such as: Audubon, Natural History, GEO, Smithsonian, National Geographic, National Wildlife, and Ranger Rick. His books have won several awards including SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Literature, Animal Behavior Society's Outstanding Children's Book Award, John Burrough's Book Award, New York Times Review, Editor's Choice, Parent's Choice Gold Award and Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children. Dwight is sharing his photographs and design skills to make eBooks for children.

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