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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

    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

    Roaring Brook Press
    Roaring Brook Press

    What do grizzly bear cubs eat? Where do baby raccoons sleep? And how does a baby otter learn to swim?

    Every baby mammal, from a tiny harvest mouse "pinky" to a fierce lion cub, needs food,...

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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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