Just the right size : why big animals are big and little animals are little
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Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2009.
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Description
From a celebrated team comes a fascinating look at why we don’t have super powers (alas) — and why size matters, for creatures big and small.Did you ever wonder why there are no high-fl ying, wall-climbing, tall-building-leaping superheroes in real life? Find out what keeps big animals (like us) from engaging in astonishing feats of strength and agility, and yet why being tiny and all-powerful might have a downside. What if you could lift fi fty times your weight (hello, ant), but getting wet could kill you? Or you could soar like a bird, but a cold breeze would do you in? Whether big or small, our size defi nes more about us than we could ever imagine. Join the duo that brought us POOP, EXTREME ANIMALS, and WHAT'S EATING YOU? for a fun and intriguing exploration of what it means to be just the right size.
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Book
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Physical Desc:
61 pages : color ; 16 x 25 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780763639242 (reinforced) :, 0763639249 (reinforced) :
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5.8, 1 Points
Lexile code:
NC: Non-Conforming
Lexile measure:
1080

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General Note
Includes index.
Description
This book uses cartoon-style art and geometry to explain the relationship between an animal's size and its abilities.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning,MG,5.8,1.
Awards
A Junior Library Guild selection.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Davies, N., & Layton, N. (2009). Just the right size: why big animals are big and little animals are little. First U.S. edition. Somerville, Mass.: Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Davies, Nicola, 1958- and Neal. Layton. 2009. Just the Right Size: Why Big Animals Are Big and Little Animals Are Little. Somerville, Mass.: Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Davies, Nicola, 1958- and Neal. Layton, Just the Right Size: Why Big Animals Are Big and Little Animals Are Little. Somerville, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Davies, Nicola, and Neal Layton. Just the Right Size: Why Big Animals Are Big and Little Animals Are Little. First U.S. edition. Somerville, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 2009. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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