Friday, July 9, 2010

Biggest, Strongest, Fastest by Steve Jenkins

Title: Biggest, Strongest, Fastest
Author / Illustrator: Steve Jenkins
Publisher / Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 1997
Genre: Nonfiction, Picture Book
Themes: Animals, Interesting facts
Summary: Which animal can run the fastest? Which one can carry 5 times it's own weight? Which one can jump the highest? This book is full of superlatives and world record type information that curious kids and adults will enjoy. 
Curriculum Connections: Grades Pre K-2 Science: Animal facts; Language Arts: Superlatives
Notes: Be sure to check out the link below from the author / illustrator's website that wonderfully explains the process of making books and from where his ideas come.

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