Reading/Interest Level: Primary, Intermediate
Author: Steve Jenkins
Illustrator: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Speediest! 19 Very Fast Animals gives a snapshot of some of the world’s fastest animals. From cheetahs to green basilisk lizards, there are animals all around the world that are different kinds of fast. Each of the fast animals in this book have a description, fun facts, a picture of size relative to a human, and a map of where they live in the world. The book also includes a graph that compares the relative speeds of all the animals. It is perfect for children (or adults) that want to learn about some of the most interesting animals on earth.
In Speediest! 19 Very Fast Animals, Steve Jenkins highlights some of the most unusual and amazing animals on the planet in a way that is interesting and appropriate for children. Jenkins has also written books about the stinkiest, the deadliest, and the trickiest animals around the world. Speediest! is a great addition to his previous nonfiction books. Each of the books in his collection is perfect for children, parents, and teachers to learn fun facts about the most interesting animals around the world. The book is easy to navigate with a table of contents, glossary, table for comparison, and large headings for ease of read. Readers of Speediest! 19 Very Fast Animals will be thrilled to learn more about the amazing animals found around the planet.