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By Steve Jenkins

How large is a crocodile? What a few tiger, or the world’s biggest spider? are you able to think a tongue that's toes lengthy or an eye fixed that’s higher than your head?

Sometimes proof and figures don’t inform the entire tale. occasionally you must see issues for yourself—at their genuine dimension.

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For Jamie Copyright © 2 0 0 4 by Steve Jenkins A l l rights reserved. For information about permission to reproduce selections from this book, write to P e r m i s s i o n s , Houghton Mifflin Company, 2 1 5 Park Avenue South, N e w York, N e w York 1 0 0 0 3 . com The text of this book i s set in Futura. The illustrations are collages of cut and torn paper. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data is on file. Manufactured in Singapore TWP 10 pi The giant Gippsland earthworm lives in Australia.

Com The text of this book i s set in Futura. The illustrations are collages of cut and torn paper. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data is on file. Manufactured in Singapore TWP 10 pi The giant Gippsland earthworm lives in Australia.

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