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Lita Judge

Lita Judge
Ben Conant

Lita Judge is the author and illustrator of several award-winning picture books for young readers, including How Big Were Dinosaurs?, Bird Talk, Born in the Wild, Flight School, and Red Sled. After a summer spent reading the handwritten journals of Mary Shelley, Lita embarked on a five year journey to tell the story of this courageous teenager in Mary’s Monster. She lives in Peterborough, New Hampshire, with her husband, two cats and a parrot.

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    Homes in the Wild

    Lita Judge
    Roaring Brook Press
    Roaring Brook Press

    A peek inside the homes—from burrows deep underground to nests high in the trees—where baby animals live and grow.

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    Available 06/18/2019

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    Mary's Monster

    Lita Judge
    Roaring Brook Press
    Roaring Brook Press

    A free verse biography of Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein, featuring over 300 pages of black-and-white watercolor illustrations.

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    Born in the Wild

    Lita Judge
    Roaring Brook Press
    Roaring Brook Press

    Baby lions, pandas, zebras, oh my! What do all these babies have in common? Find out in this adorable picture book about baby animals and their parents!

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    How Big Were Dinosaurs?

    Lita Judge
    Roaring Brook Press
    Roaring Brook Press

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take a Velociraptor for a walk, or try to brush a Tyrannosaur's teeth? We think of dinosaurs as colossal giants, but how big were they REALLY?

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    Bird Talk

    Written and illustrated by Lita Judge
    Roaring Brook Press
    Flash Point

    A gorgeously illustrated tribute to birds of all kinds and the fantastic, funny, fascinating things that they do.

    Birds have lots of ways of communicating: They sing and talk, dance and drum,...

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    Born to Be Giants

    by Lita Judge
    Roaring Brook Press
    Flash Point

    TOO TINY TO BE TERRIFYING. The fascinating world of baby dinosaurs—in amazing pictures!

    What did a dinosaur look like sitting on its eggs? What kind of parent was a Tyrannosaurus rex? How could an Argentinosaurus, who probably hatched from an egg no bigger than 18 inches long, grow up to weigh more than 17 elephants? It's a sure bet that kids—always fascinated by dinosaurs—have wondered about these questions.BORN TO BE GIANTS, with its glossary of dinosaurs, easy-to-
    understand text, and full-color illustrations, shows little readers how baby dinosaurs grew up to be GIANTS.

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