Tiny Creatures

By Nicola Davies, Emily Sutton (illustrator),

Book cover of Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes

Book description

“Sutton’s large-scale illustrations help children to visualize microorganisms and processes that are too small to see. . . . A handsome and rewarding picture book.” — Booklist (starred review)

All around the world—in the sea, in the soil, in the air, and in your body—there are living things so tiny…

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Why read it?

1 author picked Tiny Creatures as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

I met Nicola Davies in 2015 when we accepted our Green Earth Book Awards in Washington, D.C. She writes about nature in a way that helps even young readers understand and think a little harder about their connections to it. In Tiny Creatures, Nicola tackles microbes—where they live, and how they help or hurt us. This focus on the unseen world will then help kids understand the importance of the unseen fungi internet in Can You Hear the Trees Talking and the importance of tiny phytoplankton in Planet Ocean.

Perfect for kids ages 5-8.

From Patricia's list on nature to WOW! kids and teens.

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