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Laurence P. Pringle

Forfatter af Scholastic Encyclopedia of Animals

129+ Værker 3,630 Medlemmer 120 Anmeldelser

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Laurence Pringle was raised on an isolated farm in western New York. He studied wildlife biology at Cornell University and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and had begun to seek a doctorate in that field. But for several reasons, including trouble with some subjects, Pringle decided to vis mere switch to journalism. In 1962, he was looking for a job as an editor and writer with an outdoor or science magazine. He found an opening with Nature and Science, a children's magazine published by The American Museum of Natural History. Pringle joined that magazine in early 1963 and during the seven years of that magazine's life, learned a lot about writing for young readers. His friend and editor at the magazine encouraged Pringle to write a book for children. His first manuscript was rejected by several publishers but was finally accepted and published in 1968. When Nature and Science was disbanded in the spring of 1970, Pringle had two choices: look for another editing job or try to survive as a freelance writer. He chose to become a writer and is now the highly acclaimed author of over a hundred books. He writes mainly biographical and environmental stories for children and young adults. Pringle is the recipient of two major awards for his body of writing; the Eva L. Gordon Award for Children's Science Literature and the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award in 1999. He has won national awards from the American Nature Study Society and the National Wildlife Federation. Many of his books, including Everybody Has a Bellybutton, have been cited by the National Science Teacher's Association/Children's Book Council as "Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children." In 1998, the National Council of Teachers of English selected his book An Extraordinary Life: The Story of a Monarch Butterfly for the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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Værker af Laurence P. Pringle

Scholastic Encyclopedia of Animals (2001) 390 eksemplarer
Batman: Exploring the World of Bats (1991) 169 eksemplarer
Bats!: Strange and Wonderful (2000) 144 eksemplarer
Naming the Cat (1900) 118 eksemplarer
Sharks!: Strange and Wonderful (2001) 79 eksemplarer
Rivers and Lakes (1983) 79 eksemplarer
Octopus Hug (1993) 78 eksemplarer
The Secret Life of the Red Fox (2017) 73 eksemplarer
Crows!: Strange and Wonderful (1878) 51 eksemplarer
Frogs!: Strange and Wonderful (2012) 41 eksemplarer
Cicadas!: Strange and Wonderful (2010) — Forfatter — 35 eksemplarer
Penguins Strange and Wonderful (2007) 33 eksemplarer
Owls! Strange and Wonderful (2016) 32 eksemplarer
One Room School (1707) 29 eksemplarer
Imagine a Dragon (2008) 29 eksemplarer
Octopuses!: Strange and Wonderful (2015) 28 eksemplarer
Whales!: Strange and Wonderful (2003) 27 eksemplarer
Bear Hug (2003) 26 eksemplarer
Come to the Ocean's Edge (2003) 26 eksemplarer
Death is natural (1977) 25 eksemplarer
The Secret Life of the Sea Otter (2022) 25 eksemplarer
Scorpions!: Strange and Wonderful (2013) 25 eksemplarer
Snakes! (Strange and Wonderful) (2004) 25 eksemplarer
Spiders!: Strange and Wonderful (2017) 24 eksemplarer
The Secret Life of the Skunk (2019) 21 eksemplarer
Follow a Fisher (1973) 20 eksemplarer
Water Plants (1975) 19 eksemplarer
The Secret Life of the Sloth (2021) 19 eksemplarer
The Only Earth We Have (1969) 14 eksemplarer
Chains, Webs, and Pyramids (1975) 13 eksemplarer
Wild River (1972) 12 eksemplarer
The Environmental Movement (2000) 12 eksemplarer
Strange Animals, New to Science (2002) 11 eksemplarer
Hearing (Explore Your Senses) (2000) 10 eksemplarer
Nuclear Energy (1989) 9 eksemplarer
Dolphins! (Strange and Wonderful) (2019) 9 eksemplarer
The Animal Rights Controversy (1989) 9 eksemplarer
Smoking a Risky Business (1995) 9 eksemplarer
Animals and Their Niches (1977) 8 eksemplarer
Taste (Explore Your Senses) (2000) 8 eksemplarer
Touch (Explore Your Senses) (2000) 8 eksemplarer
Animals at play (1985) 8 eksemplarer
Listen to the Crows (1976) 8 eksemplarer
Saving Our Wildlife (1990) 8 eksemplarer
Drinking: A Risky Business (1997) 7 eksemplarer
Ecology: Science of Survival (1971) 7 eksemplarer
Being a plant (1983) 7 eksemplarer
Killer Bees (Morrow Junior Books) (1990) 6 eksemplarer
Jesse Builds a Road (1989) 6 eksemplarer
Here Come the Killer Bees (1986) 6 eksemplarer
Smell (Explore Your Senses) (2000) 6 eksemplarer
By-økologi (1975) 6 eksemplarer
WOLVES! Strange and Wonderful (2022) 5 eksemplarer
Nature! Wild and Wonderful (1997) 5 eksemplarer
Sight (Explore Your Senses) (2000) 5 eksemplarer
Feral: Tame Animals Gone Wild (1983) 4 eksemplarer
Elephants!: Strange and Wonderful (2021) 4 eksemplarer
Vampire bats (1982) 4 eksemplarer
Living in a risky world (1989) 3 eksemplarer
Pests and people (1972) 2 eksemplarer
Restoring Our Earth (1987) 2 eksemplarer
Energy: Power for People (1975) 2 eksemplarer
In a Beaver Valley (1970) 1 eksemplar
Animals 1 eksemplar
This is a River 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

The Big Book For Our Planet (1993) — Bidragyder — 135 eksemplarer
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 10, June 1978 — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer

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An exploration of the life of sloths from the perspective of a female sloth, Perezoso, as she raises an infant. Beautifully illustrated in pastels.
KristenRoper | Mar 26, 2024 |
- Age: End of primary beginning intermediate

- I love the beautiful paintings and how cute the little bat is. The book is very informative however, the bat still plays around making it fun and engaging.

- I might have this in my classroom because it is cute and informative.
sabmcd | Jan 11, 2024 |
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