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Lifetime

The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives
Lola Schaefer ; Christopher Silas Neal
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In one lifetime, a caribou will shed 10 sets of antlers, a woodpecker will drill 30 roosting holes, a giraffe will wear 200 spots, a seahorse will birth 1,000 babies. Count each one and many more while learning about the wondrous things that can h...
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In one lifetime, a caribou will shed 10 sets of antlers, a woodpecker will drill 30 roosting holes, a giraffe will wear 200 spots, a seahorse will birth 1,000 babies. Count each one and many more while learning about the wondrous things that can happen in just one lifetime. This extraordinary book collects animal information not available anywhere else—and shows all 30 roosting holes, all 200 spots, and, yes!, all 1,000 baby seahorses in eye-catching illustrations. A book about picturing numbers and considering the endlessly fascinating lives all around us, Lifetime is sure to delight young nature lovers.
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 40
Size: 12 x 9 1/2 H
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years
Publication Date: 09/24/2013
ISBN: 9781452107141
Lola M. Schaefer is the award-winning author of many books for children of all ages, including Just One Bite. She lives with her husband in the mountains of northern Georgia.

Christopher Silas Neal is an award-winning illustrator and author who regularly contributes to the New York Times, The New Yorker, and creates book covers for various publishers. He has directed short animated videos for Kate Spade and Anthropologie and was awarded a medal from the Society of Illustrators for his work in motion graphics.

He illustrated the acclaimed picture books Over and Under the Snow and Lifetime, both of which explore the natural world. Over and Under the Snow, with author Kate Messner was praised for its stunning retro-style illustrations (New York Times), was a 2011 New York Times Editor's Choice and won an E.B. White Honor Award in 2012. He recently contributed art to New York Times Best Seller, Goodnight Songs a collection of poems by author of Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown. Neal's self-authored book debut Everyone will be published by Candlewick press in 2015.

He exhibits drawings at galleries and speaks at events around the world. He currently works and lives in Brooklyn and teaches Illustration at Pratt Institute.