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Hallock Public Library e 508.0973 CLI (Text) 35500006127698 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781481442695 (e-book)
  • ISBN: 1481442686 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781481442688 (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"--
Target Audience Note:
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: Picture books.
Stories in rhyme.
Juvenile works.

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