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HARDCOVER; Published: 10/29/2019
ISBN: 978-0-8028-5529-9
Price: $ 17.99
32 Pages
Trim Size, in inches: 7.5 x 9.875

Ages 5-9

DESCRIPTION

While reading an encyclopedia, a highly educated scientist realizes that he doesn’t know anything about tigers! He begins studying them until he can rattle off every tiger fact imaginable, including their habitat (jungles and marshy areas), their average weight (300-500 pounds), and their scientific name (Panthera tigris). But when he hires a guide to take him to see a tiger in person, the scientist discovers that he might not quite know everything.

With deadpan humor and illustrations that perfectly complement the story, Panthera Tigris will delight nature lovers and budding scientists.

REVIEWS
Kirkus Reviews
“Alzial's text, translated from the French, is long and dense, peppered with complex scientific vocabulary. Rajcak's fine-lined, black-and-white drawings, splashed with oranges, browns, and greens, are similarly sophisticated.”
Booklist
“Rajcak styles the book’s informational pages to look like black-and-white scientific illustration plates—the depiction of a tiger’s retracted and extended claw is particularly enticing. These academically flavored images are juxtaposed with scenes from the scholar’s jungle adventure, portrayed with black pen hatching and splashes of muted greens and oranges.”
Publishers Weekly
“A springboard for a discussion about kinds of knowledge and ways of knowing.”