Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes

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Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes

by Nicola Davies

Illustrations by Emily Sutton

First Release:

October 2014

ISBN: 9780763673154

Microbes live everywhere and are so tiny that “a single drop of seawater can hold twenty million” of them. “That’s about the same as the number of people in New York State.” Full-color watercolor illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9780763673154
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Candlewick
    Page Count: 40
    Trim Size: 10 1/4" x 11 1/2"
    Dewey Classification: 579
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.7, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 7.6, Points: 1
    Lexile: Level: AD680L
    Awards & Honors: Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2014, Picture Books; Booklist 2014 Top 10 Books for Youth, Science & Health; Booklist Editors’ Choice 2014, Nonfiction, Young Readers; Booklist Lasting Connections 2014, Science; ALA Notable Books for Children 2015, All Ages; 2015 Kate Greenaway Medal Longlist; NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12: 2015; Parents’ Choice 2015 Nonfiction, Gold
    Genre: Nonfic
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