About the Author
Mary Batten is an award-winning science writer whose previous books, Aliens From Earth, Please Don’t Wake the Animals, and Anthropologist: Scientist of the People, were written for the juvenile market. Her magazine credits include Cosmopolitan, Science Digest, and International Wildlife. She has written scripts for fifty television films, the producers of which include Time-Life Films, Children’s Television Workshop, National Geographic, and Walt Disney Educational Film Division. She lives in Virginia.
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