What is smaller than a pygmy shrew?

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A. Whitman, Jan 1, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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A pygmy shrew is small; it's among the smallest of mammals. What could be smaller? Well, a ladybug--a pygmy shrew would look like a mammoth to a ladybug's eyes. But then, that same ladybug would look gigantic next to protozoa.Robert E. Wells, author of Is a Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There Is? now invites you to explore the large world of the very small.

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User Review  - crisoneg - LibraryThing

This is a great informational text that introduces an abstract concept, size and value! It highlights very tiny things you would not normally see, through the lens of a microscope. Read full review

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User Review  - kmacneill - LibraryThing

This book has a great comparison concept. At first it compares a pigmy shrew (which is really small) to an animal that is bigger than it. It then compares a pigmy shrew to an animal which is smaller ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

This book joins the other titles in Robert E. Wells's collection of lively nonfiction which includes Is a Blue Whale the Biggest Thing there Is? and Can You Count to a Google? The author lives in Washington State.