Giants of Land, Sea and Air, Past and Present
by David Peters
Publisher: Random House 1986
Number of pages: 38
A superbly illustrated book of the biggest animals, both living and extinct, that have inhabited the world. The animals are all drawn to scale, as are the humans included in each picture to show proportion. This makes any number of comparisons possible.
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by Mary Elting - Garden City Books
Sam is the fireman on a big freight locomotive. When Sam was a little boy, he listened to his father and grandfather talking railroad talk. They used all kinds of words that he didn't understand. They had wonderful nicknames for each other.
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