Alien Invaders: Species That Threaten Our World

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Price
$8.95  $8.32
Publisher
Tundra Books (NY
Publish Date
Pages
56
Dimensions
7.9 X 9.9 X 0.2 inches | 0.57 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781770495128

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About the Author
Jane Drake and Ann Love are a sister-writing duo. Together they have published 33 non-fiction titles for junior/intermediate students. Their first book to hit the bestseller list was The Kids Cottage Book published in 1992. Since then they have written many bestsellers and award winners including Sweet! The Delicious Story of Candy, Alien Invaders: Species that Threaten Our World, and more recently, Talking Tales: the Incredible Connection Between People and Their Pets. Jane lives in Toronto and Ann lives near King, Ontario. The author lives in Toronto and King, Ontario, Canada.

Mark Thurman - artist, illustrator, author, and teacher - enjoys writing and illustrating picture books for children as well as conducting workshops for students and teachers. He was co-creator of the "Mighty Mites," a scientific cartoon in Owl magazine, and his playful illustrations grace the pages of Jane Drake and Ann Love's Snow Amazing: Cool Facts and Warm Tales and Trash Action: A Fresh Look at Garbage. Mark Thurman lives in Toronto.
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Praise for Alien Invaders

"In a clear, informal text, illustrated with handsome color paintings, this intriguing science book discusses particular plants, animals, bacteria, and viruses that humans have, deliberately or accidentally, introduced to a new habitat." - Booklist

"The large, vibrant, colourful illustrations by veteran Toronto artist Mark Thurman do an excellent job of bringing the text to life. As well, there's a superb map of Earth, annotated with descriptions of how species travel....excellent reading for any young person looking for a unique perspective on environmental disasters, and contains lots of new information." - Quill & Quire

"The concluding chapters give further perspective on the impact of these species and what people are doing and can do to control them. The background on each double-page chapter is a full-bleed color painting that includes an illustration of the invader....the material is accessible and will be useful for young researchers." - School Library Journal