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Description - Jumping Penguins by Marije Tolman

If a camel gets angry, he will throw up green gastric juice over you.A sloth moves so slowly that green algae grows in his fur.Even a blind chameleon takes the color of its surroundings. Bologna Ragazzi Award winner Marije Tolman, creator of The Tree House and The Island, illustrates in her distinctive style curious, funny, bizarre, unbelievable, disgusting and weird facts about fifty different animals. The animal facts are straightforward nonfiction, Marije Tolman's illustrations are pure fantasy, creating a combination that is sure to engage readers. After reading and watching Jumping penguins and laughing hyenas a visit to the zoo will never be the same. A flamingo can only eat with its head upside down.A penguin is able to jump six feet high.If you wanted to see as sharply as an owl, you would need eyes as big as grapefruits.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781935954323
ISBN-10: 1935954326
Format: Hardback
(296mm x 250mm x 11mm)
Pages: 59
Imprint: Lemniscaat USA
Publisher: Lemniscaat USA
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Marije Tolman

MARIJE TOLMAN (1976) graduated in Graphic and Typographic Design at the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague. She studied Illustration and design at the Edinburgh College of Art in Scotland. Now she lives and works in The Hague as a full-time children's book illustrator.The daughter of an artist, Marije has an inbred eye for colour, for beauty, for subtlety. She knows how to paint the delicate detail without losing the overall perspective. With her father, Ronald Tolman, she made the award winning picture books The Tree House and The Island.

Books By Marije Tolman

Tree House by Marije Tolman
Hardback, March 2017
Island by Marije Tolman
Hardback, September 2012
Tree House - Beit al Shajara by Marije Tolman
Paperback, April 2012
What Dog Knows by Marije Tolman
Hardback, April 2016