Biggest, Strongest, Fastest by Steve JenkinsBiggest, Strongest, Fastest by Steve Jenkins

Biggest, Strongest, Fastest

bySteve Jenkins

Paperback | March 19, 2004

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The biggest snake, the anaconda, can swallow a deer or goat whole. The smallest mammal, the Etruscan shrew, could easily sleep in a teaspoon. In a striking full-color collage, each spread of Biggest, Strongest, Fastest portrays an animal that stands out in the animal world as the largest, slowest, longest lived. Readers can see the animal's size in relation to something familiar, and a chart on the last page indicates the size, weight, and diet of each animal, as well as where it can be found in the wild. Biggest, Strongest, Fastest is an entertaining, informative introduction to the world records" held by fourteen members of the animal kingdom. "
Steve Jenkins has written and illustrated many nonfiction picture books for young readers, including the Caldecott Honor-winning What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? His books have been called stunning, eye-popping, inventive, gorgeous, masterful, extraordinary, playful, irresistible, compelling, engaging, accessible, glorious, and...
Title:Biggest, Strongest, FastestFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8 × 10 × 0.14 inPublished:March 19, 2004Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395861365

ISBN - 13:9780395861363

Appropriate for ages: 4


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent non-fiction This book is so fun to read. I am an elementary teacher and I love everything Steve Jenkins does. My students enjoy seeing how animals compare to humans and other animals and which ones are the best in the animal world!
Date published: 2016-11-15

From Our Editors

Illustrated with striking full-color cut-paper collages, this book is an entertaining and appealing introduction to the "world records" held by 14 members of the animal kingdom

Editorial Reviews

Here's proof that power isn't just about size and that science can be a lot of fun." Booklist, ALA, Starred Review "