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Steve Jenkins Books BLC935

US$22.95+

Just a Second
What happens in just a second? A bat makes 200 high-pitched calls. A hummingbird beats its wings 50 times. A woodpecker hammers a tree trunk with its beak 20 times. A human can blink 7 times. A vulture in fight flaps its wings once. This nonfiction picture book explores the concept of time as a series of events in the natural world that take place in given units of time. Steve Jenkins's stunning collage illustrations and fascinating collection of facts create an engaging and interconnected look at time, animals, science, and the natural world.

Life on Earth
There are millions of different kinds of plants and animals living on the earth. Many millions more lived here in the past. Where did they all come from? Why have some become extinct and others lived on? In this remarkable book for children, Steve Jenkins explores the fascinating history of life on earth and the awe-inspiring story of evolution, Charles Darwin’s great contribution to modern science.

Animals by the Numbers
How many species are there across the globe?  How much do all of the insects in the world collectively weigh? How far can animals travel? Steve Jenkins answers these questions and many more with numbers, images, innovation, and authoritative science in his latest work of illustrated nonfictionJenkins layers his signature cut-paper illustrations alongside computer graphics and a text that is teeming with fresh, unexpected, and accurate zoological information ready for readers to easily devour. The level of scientific research paired with Jenkins’ creativity and accessible info graphics is unmatched and sure to wow fans old and new.

How to Clean a Hippopotamus
A book about animal symbiosis offers readers a close-up, step-by-step view of nature’s fascinating partnerships. Find out why a mongoose comes running when a warthog lies down, how a crab and an iguana help each other out, why ravens follow wolves, and more. Witness the ingenious lifestyles of some of the world’s most unusual animal partners in this book of curious biology, a symbiotic collaboration by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page.

《一秒有多长 》一秒很短吗,一年有多长?短短一秒,人眨眼7次,啄木鸟啄树20下,飞机航行244米;一分钟,仓鼠的心脏跳动450次,进攻中的灰熊疾驰805米;一小时有3600秒,成年人呼吸900多次;大多数读这本书的人能活2500000000秒,事实上,等你读完这个句子,9秒又溜走了……
时间是什么?它跟时钟、日历上的数字有什么关系?一秒有多长?很久是多久?这本书用直观的方式,让孩子从世间万物的变化中,理解——秒、分、时、日、周、月、年。
《生物简史——如果地球的年龄是一天》一本有关生物进化的儿童科普绘本,按时间顺序简洁清晰地介绍了地球生命的起源、发展、进化、灭亡等自然现象,并在其中自然穿插了人类对生命的研究认识-------生物进化理论。书中还创造性地把地球生命的漫长进化历程浓缩在一天之中,从*个细菌到水母、蕨类、恐龙、哺乳动物以及人类的诞生和发展。地球生命的演变在时间线上体现得淋漓尽致,关键的时间节点让读者印象深刻。全书主题突出,毫无赘述,同时色彩明艳,配以大量精致手工拼贴插图,是一本兼具知识性和艺术性的科普书。
《动物大数据》是一本用数据展现动物特色的科普读物,书中选取了332种动物,用22个主题和丰富多样的可视化数据图表,揭秘不为人知的动物真相。全书围绕动物种类、体形、重量、速度、跳跃能力、翅膀拍打的频率、睡眠时间等方面,提出了很多有趣的问题,并以数据对比、图表等形式,直观地展示了动物王国惊人的数据真相。
《谁来给河马洗洗澡 》斑马听力出色,角马嗅觉敏锐,而鸵鸟视力超群,它们常常聚在一起吃草,这样就能及时发现周围的捕食者。《谁来给河马洗洗澡》展现了动物世界中奇妙的合-作关系,即互利共生关系。有些动物看上去似乎毫不相干,比如乌鸦和狼,但它们却是合-作伙伴,这并不是因为友情,或者想要帮助对方,而是合-作能帮助它们在大自然中更好地生存下去。动物远比我们想象的要聪明!

Book Titles:
Just a Second 一秒有多长
Life on Earth 生物简史
Animals by the Numbers 动物大数据 
How to Clean a Hippopotamus 谁来给河马洗洗澡

By Steve Jenkins, Hardcover, Simplified Chinese characters, 32-48 pages/book, 8.4"x10.25"
 
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