The Librarian Who Measured the Earth

Picture Books | September 1, 1994

byKathryn LaskyIllustratorKevin Hawkes

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A colorfully illustrated biography of the Greek philosopher and scientist Eratosthenes, who compiled the first geography book and accurately measured the globe's circumference.

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Describes the life and work of Eratosthenes, the Greek geographer and astronomer who accurately measured the circumference of the Earth

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A colorfully illustrated biography of the Greek philosopher and scientist Eratosthenes, who compiled the first geography book and accurately measured the globe's circumference.

Kathryn Lasky has written a variety of books for children, including fiction, picture books, and many nonfiction books. She is the author of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole series and several titles in the Dear America series, and her book Sugaring Time was awarded a Newbery Honor in 1983. In 1986 she received the Washington Post-Children's...

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Format:Picture BooksDimensions:48 pages, 11.25 × 8.88 × 0.5 inPublished:September 1, 1994Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316515264

ISBN - 13:9780316515269

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Describes the life and work of Eratosthenes, the Greek geographer and astronomer who accurately measured the circumference of the Earth