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As usual, Steve Jenkins has written a visually appealing, informative picture book that is organized around an interesting topic. I loved the simplicity and minimalism of the text. I do, however, have one big caveat, namely this passage: "The cat shark is harmless to humans, but the great white shark has been known to kill ma.

Big and Little (9780395726648) by Steve Jenkins. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and frequent collaborator, Robin Page. ww. tevejenkinsbooks.

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Living Color by Steve Jenkins. A book on animal superlatives. Biggest, Strongest, Fastest by Steve Jenkins. Shows animal's different colors and tells why they come in so many colors. This is wonderful resource for the Animal Unit. Each page of this book is a treat for the eyes. Steve Jenkins takes a color and explains how animals use that color to help them attract prey, avoid predators or find mates.

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Each spread of Big and Little shows animals that are related to each other but vary greatly in size. All animals are illustrated on the same scale, so readers can compare them throughout the book.

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Capella
I bought this book after I became familiar with it while researching books about animals for a class project I am working on. The cut-paper collages are beautiful, and visually stunning. The simple text following the shape of the larger animal adds to the appeal of this book. I think this is a great book for young children to introduce them to animals in general, and also the concept of big and little. I am so glad I bought this book, and I know my own children will enjoy reading it, and I can also use it in my preschool classroom. I know this will be a go to book for a long time to come. I would highly recommend this book!
Gribandis
Cute book to discuss measurement with first grade.
Skunk Black
This 1996 book is a precursor to Jenkins' highly acclaimed "Actual Size" (2004). While the latter book fulfills the title's promise by showing animals and animal body parts in their actual size, this book shows them in 1:8 scale; that is, the animals are drawn accurately, but 1/8 smaller than actual size. Although many of the two books' animals are the same, and Jenkins again contrasts large and small animals for contrast and wonder, "Big and Little" is simply not as fascinating as "Actual Size."

Unlike "Actual Size," "Big and Little" shows most of the animals in their entirety. Once doesn't get the "WOW" factor of looking straight into a close-up of giant squid's eyes or a shark's mouth. Big and Little relies greatly on the contrasting sizes of animal pairs on two-page spread ; for example, a Siberian tiger and a Siamese cat, an ostrich and a hummingbird, a cat shark and a great white shark. While Jenkins uses the cut-paper collages of "Actual Size," he seems more timid here; the animal hides and skins are less textured and the color schemes more conventional. Jenkins again includes brief descriptions of each animal pictured in the book, but they are shorter and not as interesting as in his latter book.

If "Actual Size" had never been written I'd give this a higher rating; with his new book Jenkins has set a higher standard for himself and other writers. The main advantages of "Big and Little" are the lower price and the relatively more simple pictures that may be more comprehensible than "Actual Size" to very young toddlers or infants. Aside from that, I strongly recommend his newer book over this one.
Big and Little download epub
Early Learning
Author: Steve Jenkins
ISBN: 0395726646
Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: Early Learning
Language: English
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers (October 28, 1996)
Pages: 32 pages