Actual Size by Steve Jenkins
  

Actual Size

Written by Steve Jenkins
Illustrated by Steve Jenkins

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From the Atlas Moth that is so big it can be mistaken for a bird to the dwarf goby which is the smallest fish in the world, this is a wonderful introduction to all kinds of creatures each of which is shown life-size either whole or in part in the illustration. The result is a book full of facts some of which are very surprising! The impressive jaws of the salt water crocodile opens out in an alarmingly tooth-filled fold out spread!

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Synopsis

Actual Size by Steve Jenkins

Just 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 is bigger than your head? Sometimes facts and figures don't tell the whole story. In the new edition of this visually stunning book, Steve Jenkins illustrates animals both large and small at their actual size.

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Very clever, effective and engaging. Juno

A fascinating picture book The Sunday Times

Sometimes facts and figures don't tell the whole story, and in this visually exciting book, seeing is believing Nursery World

This book is beautifully produced and is such a useful tool for lessons on size and comparative size...A classic Reading Zone

About the Author

STEVE JENKINS has illustrated over 20 books for children and young people celebrating the natural world and the creatures that live there. He lives in Boulder, Colorado, with his wife, Robin Page, and their three children. Besides writing and illustrating children's books, Steve and his wife run a graphic design studio.

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Format

Hardback

Author

Steve Jenkins
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Author's Website

www.stevejenkinsbooks.com/

Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

8th January 2015

ISBN

9781847805942

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