Alligators and Crocodiles

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Holiday House, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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"Alligators and crocodiles are the world's largest reptiles and the closest living relatives of dinosaurs. Here is information about their different physical characteristics, and how they live, mate, and raise their young. Crocodilians have been around for millions of years and are now endangered."

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User Review  - DayehSensei - LibraryThing

This is one of Gail Gibbons' best books. The narrative is informative and compelling; illustrations are accurate and animated; definitions are imbedded in the illustrations; maps, diagrams, and "sound ... Read full review

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This is a great book to get information from. It has great content for researching and diagrams with labels. It's more appropriate for upper grades in elementary school, such as 4th and 5th. The ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Gail Gibbons was born in 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois. She received a degree in graphic design from the University of Illinois. She got a job doing artwork for television shows in New York City. She was eventually offered a job creating art for a children's show, where some of the children asked her if she had ever considered doing a children's books. Her first book, Willy and His Wheel Wagon, was published in 1975. Since then she has written and illustrated more than 170 non-fiction books for children including Nature's Green Umbrella: Tropical Rain Forests.

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