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Many: The Diversity of Life on Earth by Nicola Davies

Many: The Diversity of Life on Earth

Many: The Diversity of Life on Earth by Nicola Davies
Hardcover
Nov 07, 2017 | 40 Pages
  • Hardcover $15.99

    Nov 07, 2017 | 40 Pages | 5-8 years

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Praise

Davies has a keen sense of how to represent science for beginners. Sentences as sensible and jargon-free as "Sometimes, things that look different are really the same…and things that look the same are really different" contain deep mathematical and biological concepts that include ecosystems and interdependence, relative quantities, biomes, food webs, and the classification of living things.
—The Horn Book (starred review)

Writer and zoologist Davies celebrates the "big, beautiful, complicated pattern" that is life on Earth…A pair of spreads show first a lushly populated rain forest and then the same area with some trees cut down and animals leaving; the third in the sequence shows a museum exhibit of extinct species. We can’t survive as one. A sobering message presented gloriously.
—Kirkus Reviews

With a streamlined narrative and intricate, folk-art images evoking Mary Blair–illustrated Golden Books, Davies and Sutton, the team behind Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes, sound an alarm about species extinction…this early entrée into environmental interconnectedness and stewardship should launch plenty of discussion.
—Publishers Weekly

Jam-packed watercolor illustrations fill most pages of this picture book that details the diversity of plants and animals around the earth…This book would supplement curriculum about the environment, and could be used as an activity book for preschoolers.
—School Library Connection Online

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