About the Author
Mary Batten is an award-winning science writer whose previous books, Discovery By Chance, The Tropical Forest, and Nature’s Tricksters, 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 Los Angeles.
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