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A Walk Through the Rain Forest

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A Walk Through the Rain Forest
Written by Martin Jenkins
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781536211207
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A Walk Through the Rain Forest

author: Martin Jenkins
illustrator: Vicky White

Conservation biologist Martin Jenkins and acclaimed fine artist Vicky White expertly guide readers into the complex ecosystem of Malaysia’s Taman Negara. Conversational prose and photorealistic black-and-white artwork—punctuated by four jaw-dropping full-color spreads—evoke the whir of cicadas and the low call of a pheasant. Pages fill with ants and elephants, leopards and hornbills, gibbons and bats, as animals spread and fertilize seeds to help maintain a magnificent old-growth forest. Every living thing in the rain forest is interconnected, and a dazzling full-color index guide at the end of the book challenges readers to circle back and marvel at animals they may have missed in the dense foliage. Meticulously researched and visually arresting, this creative tour de force is a young conservationist’s dream: the ecotour of a lifetime.

The award-winning team behind Can We Save the Tiger? and Ape invites young readers to explore the breathtaking biodiversity of a Malaysian tropical rain forest.
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1536211206 /  9781536211207
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Non-Fiction - Picture Book / Hardback
age range:
6 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
48 / 9 3/4" x 11 13/16"
grade range:
Grade 1 - Grade 4
Nature; Science & Nature; Animals;
author’s comments:
Martin Jenkins is a conservation biologist and the award-winning author of many books for children, including The Emperor’s Egg, illustrated by Jane Chapman; A World of Plants, illustrated by James Brown; and Under Threat: An Album of Endangered Animals, illustrated by Tom Frost. Martin Jenkins lives in Cambridge, England.
illustrator’s comments:
Vicky White worked as a zookeeper for several years before earning an MA in natural history illustration from London’s Royal College of Art. She is the illustrator of two other books written by Martin Jenkins: Ape, which won an ASPCA Henry Bergh Illustration Award, and Can We Save the Tiger?, which was short-listed for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Vicky White lives in Suffolk, England.
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