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How Much Does a Ladybird Weigh?

Written by Alison Limentani

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LoveReading View on How Much Does a Ladybird Weigh?

Alison Limentani's extraordinary picture book introduces children to a fascinating world of wildlife, weight, numbers, and comparisons in the most original way. Find out how much a ladybird weighs and did you know that five starlings weigh the same as one squirrel or that three rabbits weigh the same as one fox cub? Kids and parents, too will be amazed and amused by every surprising and intriguing page.     

A Piece of Passion from Leilani Sparrow at Boxer Books When you meet Alison Limentani for the first time, she exudes enthusiasm - about animals, art, creating picture books and teaching children. How Much Does a Ladybird Weigh? evolved from the simple fact that one blue whale weighs the same as 40 elephants. Wow! What a fact. Alison has created a stylish, simple counting book using numbers, weight and wildlife. It’s highly original and full of fascinating child-friendly facts. Did you know that two fox cubs weigh the same as one swan? And can you guess how many ladybirds that is equal to?  We are very proud to publish How Much Does a Ladybird Weigh? at Boxer Books and look forward to the next title in the series How Long is a Whale? - coming next year! 


How Much Does a Ladybird Weigh? Synopsis

Have you ever wondered how much a ladybird weighs? What about the weight of a snail? A bird or even a swan?

In Alison Limentani’s extraordinary and original picture book she introduces us to a fascinating world of numbers, weight and wildlife.

How Much Does a Ladybird Weigh? Press Reviews

This elegant picture-book exploration of math{s}..truly speaks to the intended audience...a powerful inspiration for exploring the natural world outside.  Booklist

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ISBN: 9781910126981
Publication date: 07/07/2016
Publisher: Boxer Books Limited
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781910126981
Publication date: 7th July 2016
Author: Alison Limentani
Publisher: Boxer Books Limited
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers, 5+ readers
Genres: Fascinating Facts

About Alison Limentani

Alison Limentani has always been fascinated by animals and wildlife.  She has a Degree in Animal Behaviour, and worked as a Zoo Keeper in Jersey before training as a veterinary nurse.  She is passionate about drawing animals, and sharing her knowledge about them, which led her to complete an MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art.  She currently works as a veterinary nurse at Wood Green - The Animals Charity, and occasionally teaches children's art classes at London Zoo.  Alison is particularly keen on creating images using traditional printmaking techniques.  She lives ...

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