Animal Fact/Animal Fable [NOOK Book]

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ANIMAL FACT, ANIMAL FABLE

. This unusual and striking picture book combines fun with scientific fact. Seymour Simon has collected a fascinating variety of common beliefs about animals and presented them in the form of a guessing game. Each belief appears on one page with a witty illustration by Diane deGroat (the "Gilbert" books) that carries the belief to its funniest extreme and asks, "Fact or Fiction?" The correct answer appears on the following page, accompanied by a scientifically accurate illustration that ...

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Overview

ANIMAL FACT, ANIMAL FABLE

. This unusual and striking picture book combines fun with scientific fact. Seymour Simon has collected a fascinating variety of common beliefs about animals and presented them in the form of a guessing game. Each belief appears on one page with a witty illustration by Diane deGroat (the "Gilbert" books) that carries the belief to its funniest extreme and asks, "Fact or Fiction?" The correct answer appears on the following page, accompanied by a scientifically accurate illustration that shows the animal as it really behaves. "The best kind of book, one that entertains while it educates."-Publishers Weekly

Seymour Simon, whom the New York Times called "the dean of [children's science] writers," is the author of more than 250 highly acclaimed science books (many of which have been named Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by the National Science Teachers Association), and is the recipient of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children's science literature. His Webby Award-winning website, SeymourSimon.com, is chock full of interesting information for children and free, educational support materials for educators and families.

Describes common beliefs about animals and explains which are fact and which are fable.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781936503384
  • Publisher: Seymour Science
  • Publication date: 11/29/2011
  • Sold by: Seymour Science
  • Format: NOOK Kids Read to Me
  • Sales rank: 445,097
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • File size: 37 MB
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