Animals by the Numbers by Steve Jenkins
  

Animals by the Numbers

Written by Steve Jenkins
Illustrated by Steve Jenkins

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Animals by the Numbers by Steve Jenkins

How many species are there across the globe? How much do all of the insects in the world collectively weigh? How far can animals travel? Steve Jenkins answers these questions and many more with numbers, images, innovation, and authoritative science in his latest work of illustrated nonfiction. Jenkins layers his signature cut-paper illustrations alongside computer graphics and a text that is teeming with fresh, unexpected, and accurate zoological information ready for readers to easily devour. The level of scientific research paired with Jenkins' creativity and accessible infographics is unmatched and sure to wow fans old and new.

Reviews

Amazon Best Children's Books of the Year: NonFiction Book Links

& Observer * .. .An eminently browsable overview with all the clickbait appeal of websites and paperbacks with redeployed content but with some thoughtful implications about animals... Animal-loving kids, sensationalism-loving kids, and facts-loving kids will be surprised to find common ground here. --Bulletin * Compelling visual presentation makes the information accessible and exciting. Highly recommended for all science collections. --School Library Journal, STARRED review* The intriguing and engaging format of this title is stimulating on a variety of levels, and the approach should appeal to a wide range of students, especially visual learners, something for which educators will be grateful. A brilliantly executed take on a perennially high-interest topic. --Booklist, STARRED review * A special treat for all who love animal statistics. --Kirkus, STARRED review Steve Jenkins's work... is characterized by exquisite cut- and torn-paper collages, a particular affinity for zoology, a plethora of pithy facts and trivia, and an elegant design aesthetic that allows readers to navigate information-heavy pages without becoming confused or disoriented. --Horn Book Amazon Best Children s Books of the Year: NonFiction Book Links Lasting Connections 2016 Bulletin Blue Ribbon 2016 Raleigh News & Observer * .. .An eminently browsable overview with all the clickbait appeal of websites and paperbacks with redeployed content but with some thoughtful implications about animals... Animal-loving kids, sensationalism-loving kids, and facts-loving kids will be surprised to find common ground here. Bulletin * Compelling visual presentation makes the information accessible and exciting. Highly recommended for all science collections. School Library Journal, STARRED review* The intriguing and engaging format of this title is stimulating on a variety of levels, and the approach should appeal to a wide range of students, especially visual learners, something for which educators will be grateful. A brilliantly executed take on a perennially high-interest topic. Booklist, STARRED review * A special treat for all who love animal statistics. Kirkus, STARRED review Steve Jenkins s work... is characterized by exquisite cut- and torn-paper collages, a particular affinity for zoology, a plethora of pithy facts and trivia, and an elegant design aesthetic that allows readers to navigate information-heavy pages without becoming confused or disoriented. Horn Book Amazon, Best Children s Books of the Year: NonFiction Book Links, Lasting Connections 2016 Raleigh News & Observer * .. .An eminently browsable overview with all the clickbait appeal of websites and paperbacks with redeployed content but with some thoughtful implications about animals... Animal-loving kids, sensationalism-loving kids, and facts-loving kids will be surprised to find common ground here. Bulletin * Compelling visual presentation makes the information accessible and exciting. Highly recommended for all science collections. School Library Journal, STARRED review* The intriguing and engaging format of this title is stimulating on a variety of levels, and the approach should appeal to a wide range of students, especially visual learners, something for which educators will be grateful. A brilliantly executed take on a perennially high-interest topic. Booklist, STARRED review * A special treat for all who love animal statistics. Kirkus, STARRED review Steve Jenkins s work... is characterized by exquisite cut- and torn-paper collages, a particular affinity for zoology, a plethora of pithy facts and trivia, and an elegant design aesthetic that allows readers to navigate information-heavy pages without becoming confused or disoriented. Horn Book * .. .An eminently browsable overview with all the clickbait appeal of websites and paperbacks with redeployed content but with some thoughtful implications about animals... Animal-loving kids, sensationalism-loving kids, and facts-loving kids will be surprised to find common ground here. Bulletin * Compelling visual presentation makes the information accessible and exciting. Highly recommended for all science collections. School Library Journal, STARRED review* The intriguing and engaging format of this title is stimulating on a variety of levels, and the approach should appeal to a wide range of students, especially visual learners, something for which educators will be grateful. A brilliantly executed take on a perennially high-interest topic. Booklist, STARRED review * A special treat for all who love animal statistics. Kirkus, STARRED review Steve Jenkins s work... is characterized by exquisite cut- and torn-paper collages, a particular affinity for zoology, a plethora of pithy facts and trivia, and an elegant design aesthetic that allows readers to navigate information-heavy pages without becoming confused or disoriented. Horn Book * Compelling visual presentation makes the information accessible and exciting. Highly recommended for all science collections. School Library Journal, STARRED review* The intriguing and engaging format of this title is stimulating on a variety of levels, and the approach should appeal to a wide range of students, especially visual learners, something for which educators will be grateful. A brilliantly executed take on a perennially high-interest topic. Booklist, STARRED review * A special treat for all who love animal statistics. Kirkus, STARRED review Steve Jenkins s work... is characterized by exquisite cut- and torn-paper collages, a particular affinity for zoology, a plethora of pithy facts and trivia, and an elegant design aesthetic that allows readers to navigate information-heavy pages without becoming confused or disoriented. Horn Book * The intriguing and engaging format of this title is stimulating on a variety of levels, and the approach should appeal to a wide range of students, especially visual learners, something for which educators will be grateful. A brilliantly executed take on a perennially high-interest topic. Booklist, STARRED review * A special treat for all who love animal statistics. Kirkus, STARRED review Steve Jenkins s work... is characterized by exquisite cut- and torn-paper collages, a particular affinity for zoology, a plethora of pithy facts and trivia, and an elegant design aesthetic that allows readers to navigate information-heavy pages without becoming confused or disoriented. Horn Book * A special treat for all who love animal statistics. Kirkus, STARRED review Steve Jenkins s work... is characterized by exquisite cut- and torn-paper collages, a particular affinity for zoology, a plethora of pithy facts and trivia, and an elegant design aesthetic that allows readers to navigate information-heavy pages without becoming confused or disoriented. Horn Book

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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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Steve Jenkins
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Author's Website

www.stevejenkinsbooks.com/

Publisher

Mariner Books,US an imprint of Houghton Mifflin

Publication date

1st November 2016

ISBN

9780544630925


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