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Jenkins, Steve, 1952-

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? This book illustrates animals both large and small at their actual size

Book. English.
Published London: Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2015
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  • School Resources – Two available in Lending 591/JEN

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    04068696 Lending 591/JEN SRC Available
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Statement of responsibility: Steve Jenkins
ISBN: 1847805949, 9781847805942
Intended audience: Juvenile. Key stage 1. Key stage 2.
Note: Originally published: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004.
Physical Description: 32 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 31 cm
Subject: Mathematics.; Non-Fiction 5+.; Body size Pictorial works Juvenile literature.; Animals.; Animals Pictorial works Juvenile literature.

Author note

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.   


Very clever, effective and engaging.