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Just a Second: A Different Way to Look at Time
by Jenkins, Steve (Author)
Age Range: From 4 to 8
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harco, October 2011
Product Dimensions: 8.1 L × 10.3 W × 0.4 H
Publisher Marketing: What can happen in just a second,
a minute, or an hour?How can we measure time?
The flap of a vulture's wing.
A crocodile's heartbeat.
The weight of a baby blue whale.
The life of a mayfly.
These increments of time may sound a bit strange, but they are all fascinating ways in which we can think about time.
But what exactly is time?
In Just a Second, the award-winning author-illustrator Steve Jenkins brings forth unique ways to think about time beyond the hands we see every day on a ticking clock. This non-fiction picture book explores time and how we think about it in a different way - as a series of events in the natural world (some of them directly observable, others not) that take place in a given unit of time. Steve Jenkins' extraordinary illustrations will accompany this engaging look at time.
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