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Thomas Jefferson and the mammoth hunt / written by Carrie Clickard ; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter.

Clickard, Carrie (Carrie L.), author. (Author). Carpenter, Nancy, illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hallock Public Library e 508.0973 CLI (Text) 35500006127698 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781481442688 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1481442686 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : ‡b illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
  • Edition: 1st edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note: "A Paula Wiseman Book."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: "This rhyming non-fiction picture book tells about Thomas Jefferson's quest to find a woolly mammoth to disprove French Count Buffon's assertion that the animals of the New World are weak"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note: 004-008.
K to grade 3
Author Notes

Carrie Clickard is the master of rhyming nonfiction. She is the author of Dumpling Dreams, which School Library Journal called “a charming addition.” Kirkus Reviews called it “a fascinating historical character is presented in terms easy for young children to appreciate.” She is also the author of Magic for Sale, which received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews, and Thomas Jefferson and the Mammoth Hunt. She lives in Gainesville, Florida. Learn more at

Nancy Carpenter is the acclaimed illustrator of Fannie in the Kitchen, as well as Masai and I, Sitti’s Secrets, and Loud Emily, among other books. She lives with her husband, daughter, and cat in Brooklyn, New York.

Subject: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 > Juvenile literature.
Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707-1788 > Juvenile literature.
Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707-1788.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Woolly mammoth > Juvenile literature.
Mammals, Fossil > United States > Juvenile literature.
Natural history > United States > Juvenile literature.
United States > History > 1783-1815 > Juvenile literature.
Mammals, Fossil.
Natural history.
Woolly mammoth.
United States.
Genre: History.
Juvenile works.
Stories in rhyme.
Picture books.

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