Real-size Baby Animals by DK Publishing

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Compare, measure and marvel at the amazing sizes and shapes of baby animals from the cupcake-sized Emperor penguin chick to the clumsy three-foot tall elephant calf. Find out fun facts about animal families and lifestyles — how many siblings they have, the groups they live in, and their habitats. Life-size Baby Animals includes a wealth of absorbing facts kids can take away to impress school pals and teachers alike.

Big bites of information alongside feature boxes and snappy facts ignite the curiosity of young readers Pull-outs, notes, and captions reveal the changes in fur, coloring, and anatomy that occur as animals grow Amazing images grab attention while the lively writing style, fun facts, and text provide plenty to absorb Each spread shows a measuring scale and actual-sized animal fea tures so youngsters can see for themselves how small the animals are at birth and how big they grow Measurements of humans and familiar objects are given to aid comparison

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Dr. John Wig is a kidney doctor who has spent most of his career in medicine, most recently heading the heart failure division at a large biotech company. This is his first children's book which was born out of making up stories to his child who subsequently became addicted to one special italian spoon and his adventures with scrambled eggs, tuna, pasta and alligators. Dr. Wig's other creative pastimes stemmed from his creative pursuits as a studio musician, composer for independent films and his background as an English major at Cornell University. Jenna Riggs is a children's illustrator. She's never been to Spoonaly, but has walked on the Great Wall of China and is pretty good at eating spaghetti with chopsticks. She's worked with a wide variety of clients including DK, Metroflor, and MIT. She has her BFA from the University of the Pacific, and lives and works on an island outside Seattle, Washington.
Published April 16, 2012 by DK CHILDREN. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books. Non-fiction