Big Cats

Paperback | March 30, 1994

bySeymour Simon

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The grace and power of big cats—lions, tigers, leopards, jaguars, cheetahs, pumas, and snow leopards—are captured in full-color photographs and a text that explores how they hunt, care for their young, and rest in their varied natural habitats. ‘The combination of action shots and the author’s practiced, informal style will win the attention of young readers, with whom Simon charges the future of big cats.’ —C.

Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1991 (NSTA/CBC)
1994 Garden State (NJ) Children's Nonfiction Award

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Meet the big cats--lions, tigers, leopards, jaguars, cheetahs, and snow leopards--who still live among us. Seymour Simon introduces them in full-color photographs as they hunt, care for their young, and rest in their natural habitats. Full-color photos.

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The grace and power of big cats—lions, tigers, leopards, jaguars, cheetahs, pumas, and snow leopards—are captured in full-color photographs and a text that explores how they hunt, care for their young, and rest in their varied natural habitats. ‘The combination of action shots and the author’s practiced, informal style will win the att...

Seymour Simon has been called "the dean of the [children's science book] field" by the New York Times. He has written more than 250 books for young readers and is the recipient of the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educationa...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9 × 10.81 × 0.68 inPublished:March 30, 1994Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006446119X

ISBN - 13:9780064461191

Appropriate for ages: 5 - 8

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Meet the big cats--lions, tigers, leopards, jaguars, cheetahs, and snow leopards--who still live among us. Seymour Simon introduces them in full-color photographs as they hunt, care for their young, and rest in their natural habitats. Full-color photos.

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"Blue whales, right whales, humpback whales, killer whales, and more-- all strikingly photographed and lovingly described. Captivating." (The Kirkus Reviews)