Lifetime The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives by Lola M. Schaefer
  

Lifetime The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives

Written by Lola M. Schaefer
Illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal

Synopsis

Lifetime The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives by Lola M. Schaefer

In one lifetime, a caribou will shed 10 sets of antlers, a woodpecker will drill 30 roosting holes, a giraffe will wear 200 spots, a seahorse will birth 1,000 babies. Count each one and many more while learning about the wonderous things that can happen in just one lifetime. This extraordinary book collects animal information not available anywhere else--and shows all 30 roosting holes, all 200 spots, and, yes!, all 1,000 baby seahorses in eye-catching illustrations. A book about picturing numbers and considering the endlessly fascinating lives all around us, Lifetime is sure to delight young nature lovers.

Reviews

Readers (or listeners) will enjoy counting the joeys, seahorses, alligator eggs or spots on the giraffe. -Kirkus Reviews Fills a clever niche for both animal science and mathematics. -Booklist An engaging teaching tool on so many levels. --Cool Mom Picks Useful for. integrating literature into math instruction. --School Library Journal As intriguing as it is gorgeous. --Publishers Weekly, starred review Whether you teach with it or curl up with it, you'll be wondering and learning all at once. --DesignMom Concepts of counting and quantity are cleverly examined. -The Horn Book Magazine A delightful read for the little future park ranger or mathematician in your life. --Buzzfeed A Junior Library Guild Selection Beautiful book. -The Wall Street Journal A fascinating addition to the curious reader's library. --The Daily Parent

About the Author

Lola M. Schaefer is the author of many books for children of all ages and the winner of a Charlotte Zolotow Honor and the Children's Choice Book Award. Several of her titles explore her wonder and fascination with the natural world, including Just One Bite. She lives with her husband, Ted, in the mountains of northern Georgia. Lola also combines her loves of reading and writing when she visits classrooms as an author-in-residence or as a writing consultant. You can visit her online at www.lolaschaefer.com. Christopher Silas Neal is the illustrator of critically acclaimed books including Over and Under the Snow and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt. His work has been published in a variety of magazines and books, and featured on television. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times and shows his art at various galleries nationwide. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn and teaches at Pratt Institute. You can visit him online at www.redsilas.com.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages

Author

Lola M. Schaefer
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Publisher

Chronicle Books

Publication date

1st March 2016

ISBN

9781452152103


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