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Lifetime - The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives - cover

Lifetime - The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives

Lola M. Schaefer

Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC

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Summary

A children’s author “use[s] traits and developmental milestones of 11 species . . . to take full measure of animal lives . . . As intriguing as it is gorgeous” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).   In one lifetime, a caribou will shed ten sets of antlers, a woodpecker will drill thirty roosting holes, a giraffe will wear 200 spots, a seahorse will birth 1,000 babies.   Count each one and many more while learning about the wondrous things that can happen in just one lifetime. This extraordinary book collects animal information not available anywhere else—and shows all thirty roosting holes, all 200 spots, and, yes, all 1,000 baby seahorses in eye-catching illustrations. A book about picturing numbers and considering the endlessly fascinating lives all around us, Lifetime is sure to delight young nature lovers.   A Junior Library Guild Selection   “A delightful read for the little future park ranger or mathematician in your life.” —Buzzfeed   “A fascinating addition to the curious reader’s library.” —Daily Parent   “Beautiful book.” —The Wall Street Journal   “Concepts of counting and quantity are cleverly examined.” —The Horn BookMagazine   “Whether you teach with it or curl up with it, you'll be wondering and learning all at once.” —DesignMom   “An engaging teaching tool on so many levels.” —Cool Mom Picks   “Useful for integrating literature into math instruction.” —School Library Journal   “Fills a clever niche for both animal science and mathematics.” —Booklist   “Readers (or listeners) will enjoy counting the joeys, seahorses, alligator eggs or spots on the giraffe.” —Kirkus Reviews
Available since: 09/24/2013.
Print length: 42 pages.

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