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The Pumpkin Book

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ISBN: 9780823416363
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Published: Holiday House - January 1st, 1999

Gibbons's book on pumpkins is a fun way to learn about them. She describes the different shapes, sizes, names and how they grow. Also covered are traditional uses and how the pumpkin has become part of our culture. Includes instructions on how to carve pumpkins and how to make a tasty treat out of pumpkin seeds. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Bats

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ISBN: 9780823416370
Published: Holiday House - January 1st, 1999

Science is made fun by Gibbons in this book on bats. Not only does Gibbons provide the facts, she also offers historical tidbits--like the fact that bats have played an important role in our native folklore. Simple yet detailed, the illustrations amplify the story--there is a particularly funny Halloween scene. Filled with amazing and wonderful information about bats, Gibbons book is a must for all classrooms and homes. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Deserts

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ISBN: 9780823415199
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Published: Holiday House - April 1st, 1999

Deserts may be hot, dry, and virtually uninhabitable, but Gibbons shows their many hidden wonders. This book details the various types of deserts, the animals and plants that dwell there, and other amazing details of desert life--such as the search for oil, natural gas, diamonds and more. The illustrations portray American deserts as well as deserts around the world. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Marshes & Swamps

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ISBN: 9780823415151
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Published: Holiday House - January 1st, 1998

A great nature study, this book features amazing details on the physical characteristics and various types of marshes and swamps, as well as the plants and animals that call them home. Gibbons's illustrations include a map of some wetland areas you can visit as well as "extra" information in the back. Each type of marsh or swamp is set up as if it was a chapter so readers can take their time and fully understand the topic. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Penguins!

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ISBN: 9780823415168
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Published: Holiday House - January 1st, 1998

An amazing science book, as well as a nice bed-time read, on penguins. Once again, Gibbons has made learning fun by including a summary of the characteristics, habitat, and descriptions of penguin varieties. Beautiful and fun illustrations enhance the great text. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Otters under Water

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ISBN: 9780698115569
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Published: Puffin Books - July 19th, 1999

Enjoy a day under the water with Arnosky's mother otter and her two otter pups. A simple, yet informative story for the young -- and young at heart -- reader about what an otter does during the day. Like Arnosky's other science books, this one offers useful information, but it also shares a wonderful story. The illustrations are light, colorful, and fun as well. Come swim with the otter family and have a day "under the water" too. Other VT Tidbits...
Arnosky is an award-winning VT author. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


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