Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Display - Books by Steve Jenkins


Learn about the ingenious lifestyles of some of the world's most unusual animal partners.

By Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
It's time for a bath! Find out which animals soak, lick, bake, or spray their dirt away.
 
 By Betsy Franco and Steve Jenkins
Throughout the day and into the night various birds sing their songs, beginning with the woodpecker who taps a pole ten times and counting down to the hummingbird who calls once.
 
Wings carry tiny insects, fluttering butterflies, and backyard birds, and they even once propelled some dinosaurs up and through the skies. Find out how, when, and why birds and beasts have taken to the air, and discover how wings work in this informative and brilliantly illustrated book about flight.
 
 Thousands of animal species have vanished in the last two centuries, and many others, like the Amur leopard, are almost gone.Read and find out about the world's most fascinating endangered animals ... before they disappear! 
 
 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. 
 
Provides a top-to-bottom look at the ocean, from birds and waves to thermal vents and ooze.
 
Life in a Coral Reef
By Wendy Pfeffer and Steve Jenkins
 Coral reefs are beautiful underwater cities that bustle with excitement and activity. From clown fish to spiny lobsters, hundreds of plants and animals live on coral reefs, making them one of nature's greatest treasures. What happens during a typical day in these marine metropolises? Read and find out!
 
By Sneed B. Collard and Steve Jenkins
 This whimsical and intriguing picture book explores the different roles of fatherhood in the animal kingdom. Readers will learn about various animal dads and their many different parenting skills.
 
By Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
 It's time to sleep! Who dozes standing on one leg without falling over, snores while flying, or snuggles together in a big sleepy pile?
 
Hello, Baby!
By Mem Fox and Steve Jenkins
A baby encounters a variety of young animals, including a clever monkey, a hairy warthog, and a dusty lion cub, before discovering the most precious creature of all.
 
By Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
Explore some of the fascinating things that animals do on their first day.
 
By Alvin Jenkins and Steve Jenkins
This tour through our solar system describes how it would feel to be on the surface of each of the nine planets, as well as the sun, an asteroid, and a comet.
 
If you were an astronaut traveling far out in space and you looked at the earth, what would you see? A small ball in the huge black universe. That's where these pictures begin. Then they move closer and closer to the earth, each view revealing new details. Until finally . . . See for yourself. In this wordless picture book with stunning cut-paper illustrations, Steve Jenkins masterfully depicts the many levels of the universe, from the farthest reaches of space to the most familiar corner of your backyard.

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