Amazing, Beguiling, Curious: 26 Fascinating Creatures

Anne E.G. Nydam


Amazing, Beguiling, Curious: 26 Fascinating Creatures

Amazing, Beguiling, Curious: 26 Fascinating Creatures

  • Title: Amazing, Beguiling, Curious: 26 Fascinating Creatures
  • Author: Anne E.G. Nydam
  • ISBN: 9781456453831
  • Page: 463
  • Format: Paperback



The simple alphabetical format of this book of animals will delight the youngest children, while the fascinating facts will intrigue them as they grow older For budding scientists there are questions to draw out their curiosity and encourage them to learn about the incredible world of animals But it is the twenty six black and white illustrations based on block prinThe simple alphabetical format of this book of animals will delight the youngest children, while the fascinating facts will intrigue them as they grow older For budding scientists there are questions to draw out their curiosity and encourage them to learn about the incredible world of animals But it is the twenty six black and white illustrations based on block prints that will captivate all ages, from infants to their grandparents Both bold and detailed, these whimsical views of animals just may inspire children and their adults to sit down with a pencil and try capturing their own favorite creatures in art.


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Children who love animals will find much to enjoy in this attractive, informative alphabet book. Selecting 26 animals from around the world -- from the armadillo to the hermit crab to the zebra -- Nydam illustrates each with an intriguing block print that is pleasing to the eye and to one's sense of wonder. Complementing each illustration is a page of several interesting facts and, finally, a well-chosen question that should inspire young ones to learn more. Examples of Nydam's questions include [...]

* I won a free copy of this book through GoodReads First Reads.*As an elementary school librarian, I have a special fondness for ABC books, and this one was no exception. What is exceptional about this book, however, is the information on each of the animals presented and the woodcut illustrations of each animal. I definitely learned some things I didn't know before, and I think my students will, too. I also appreciated the research questions at the end of each page. These questions encourage yo [...]


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