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 has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children’s science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Great Neck, New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where students can post on the “Seymour Science Blog” and educators can download a free four-page Teacher Guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Join the growing legion of @seymoursimon fans on Twitter!Présentation de l'éditeur :
Whales are among the biggest creatures that have ever lived on our planet. Some whales grow bigger than one hundred feet long and can weigh as much as fifty cars or more. They are huge, majestic creatures, yet we rarely even lay eyes on them. Now the acclaimed science writer Seymour Simon and the Smithsonian Institution team up to bring you a brand-new edition of his classic text on one of the world's truly amazing animals. This book is perfect for budding young scientists.
The original edition of whales was the first photo-essay book ever selected as a New York Times Best Illustrated Book!
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Description du livre Scholastic, 1998. Paperback. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 0439062373