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Galapagos George

by Jean Craighead George

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. | April 8, 2014 | Hardcover

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This is the story of the famous Lonesome George, a giant tortoise who was the last of his species, lived to be one hundred years old, and became known as the rarest creature in the world. His story gives us a glimpse of the amazing creatures inhabiting the ever-fascinating Galápagos Islands.

Renowned naturalist and bestselling author of the Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves and the critically acclaimed Everglades Jean Craighead George once again introduces children to the wonders of the natural world in this incredible evolution story set in the Galápagos Islands. The back matter features key terms, a timeline, and further resources for research.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 40 pages, 10 × 10 × 0.25 in

Published: April 8, 2014

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0060287934

ISBN - 13: 9780060287931

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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Galapagos George

Galapagos George

by Jean Craighead George

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 40 pages, 10 × 10 × 0.25 in

Published: April 8, 2014

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0060287934

ISBN - 13: 9780060287931

From the Publisher

This is the story of the famous Lonesome George, a giant tortoise who was the last of his species, lived to be one hundred years old, and became known as the rarest creature in the world. His story gives us a glimpse of the amazing creatures inhabiting the ever-fascinating Galápagos Islands.

Renowned naturalist and bestselling author of the Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves and the critically acclaimed Everglades Jean Craighead George once again introduces children to the wonders of the natural world in this incredible evolution story set in the Galápagos Islands. The back matter features key terms, a timeline, and further resources for research.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

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This is the story of the famous Lonesome George, a giant tortoise who was the last of his species, lived to be one hundred years old, and became known as the rarest creature in the world. His story gives us a glimpse of the amazing creatures inhabiting the ever-fascinating Galápagos Islands.

Renowned naturalist and bestselling author of the Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves and the critically acclaimed Everglades Jean Craighead George once again introduces children to the wonders of the natural world, in this incredible evolution story set in the Galápagos Islands.

About the Author

Jean Craighead George wrote over one hundred books for children and young adults. Her novelJulie of theWolveswon the Newbery Medal in 1973, and she received a 1960 Newbery Honor forMy Side of the Mountain. She continued to write acclaimed picture books that celebrate the natural world. Her other books with Wendell Minor includeThe Wolves Are Back;Luck;Everglades;Arctic Son;Morning, Noon, and Night; andGalapagos George.

Editorial Reviews

Minor’s painterly illustrations showcase the changing setting and the magnificence of the tortoises.

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8