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How to Babysit a Leopard From Africa To Asia Pacific, From Europe To The United States Of America, Acclaimed Authors Illustrators Ted And Betsy Lewin Have Roamed The Earth Taking On Snakes, Tracking Mountain Gorillas, And Generally Trying To Avoid Being Eaten By Various Jungle Creatures Packed With Pencil Drawings, Full Color Illustrations, And Captivating Photographs, There Is Not A Single Dull Moment As Ted And Betsy Take The Reader Through Their Dramatic, Funny, And Often Poignant Storiesall True A Neal Porter Book

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  • Hardcover
  • 144 pages
  • How to Babysit a Leopard
  • Ted Lewin
  • 16 November 2017
  • 9781596436169

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  1. says:

    Fans of these talented authors illustrators will relish the snippets of their globetrotting adventures shared in this fascinating book Filled with photographs and sketches, the entries are grouped according to location and then follow a chronological order Thus, readers follow this pair to various parts of Africa and then five other continents as they search for rare species or materials for their books Many of the anecdotes are humorous, for instance, their search for privacy when the bathroom facilities are surrounded by wildlife, but others are frightening, for instance, when Betsy takes a bad spill in Thailand Still others are poignant and meditative, and may cause readers to pause and wonder about the changes in the wild world where the Lewins have had the fortune to travel as well as the changes in our own back yards Middle graders may enjoy dipping into the book to learn about the inspiration for some of their books although the narrative never directly states that, and some ...

  2. says:

    Lovely short snippets of adventures and experiences from a lifetime of travel to some of the most exotic animal related places in the world I loved Betsy s fabulous sketches and paintings and also the photographs that were included Wonderful book design and layout made this a real pleasure.

  3. says:

    bookaday 85 Fascinating and incredible collection of anecdotes, photos, and drawings for 30 years of worldwide travel by author artist couple Most interesting and sad were the comments on Africa after returning 20 years later and how much it has changed due to civil unrest and war.

  4. says:

    This book is an example of why I love browsing through used bookstores I don t think I d have ever found it otherwise Bookstores, particularly chain bookstores the few that are left , tend to focus on the newest and the bestselling With hundreds of new books being published every month, obscure titles left on the shelf are soon returned to the publisher or destroyed in the case of many paperbacks, as printing a new copy is cheaper than shipping the old one back The time a book has on the shelf has been getting shorter and shorter This is one of those books that s a bit of an odd duck I don t think it would have been in a store long, if it was ever there at all And I d have never known to look for it But I really enjoyed it, as it combines several of my interests travel memoir, animals, illustration and is a good book to dip into over a long period without having to start over.It s a series of brief animal encounters around the world by two Caldecott nominated children s book illustrators It doesn t fit perfectly in a category box memoir...

  5. says:

    This book is surprising and different Ted and Betsy Lewin are both well known picture book authors, and in all their work I had no idea their secret passion was actually traveling around the world to explore nature and wildlife This book is a loose collection of short story like essays that recall some of their favorite moments after 40 years of travel It doesn t have the flow of a typical book, but after I read a couple, I was drawn in I couldn t wait to read their next adventure And I apprecia...

  6. says:

    Great model for a travel diary Well laid out mix of photos, drawings, anecdotes.I came to this because of Ted s pro wrestling background, and was pleasantly surprised by all the info, humor, and art.Notes Africa stories rough 23 Painting of the inside of Maison Tuareq purples64 Mongolian Wrestling The matches were held in an open field Excerpt Finally, there were only two wrestlers left They locked on to each other and strained for ten minutes The tall one finally threw his opponent to the ground and stood triumphantly over him The crowd cheered wildly Then the loser passed under the winner s raised arm as atraditional gesture of respect.As we watched them don their janjins pointy generals hats and strut off the field, we asked Funny, their shirts have no fronts just sleeves and a back Why is that A long time ago, their guide said, a lady wrestler disguised as a man won the tournament, only revealing herself as a woman after her victory Ever since then the shirts have been frontless Looking ...

  7. says:

    Betsy and Ted Lewin have spent decades traveling across the globe to witness amazing things They have seen rare natural phenomena, a variety of wild animals, and the fascinating rituals and daily lives of many different people Here they share some of their favorite short anecdotes of their experiences In Botswana, Ted was trapped in a bathroom hut by a lumbering hippo In Mongolia, in the middle of the night, Betsy found a cane rat desperately trying to open their toothpaste tube In Nevada, the couple followed buckaroos from the Duck Valley American Indian Reservation in a cattle roundup Together this collection of their experiences offers a window into the lives of other people as well as the natural world.I enjoyed reading this book because it felt true to Ted and Betsy s experiences The anecdotes are some...

  8. says:

    This book reads like someone s journalbecause it is Ted and Betsy Lewin have had the opportunity and courage to travel the world They aren t tourists, but students of the places they visit The book is divided into world areas, with small chapters focusing on the places they ve been in each area The Lewins have definitely had some amazing adventures traveling through Uganda during war having a hippo stand outside their loo riding a sledge pulled by reindeer miles above the Arctic Circle and The ...

  9. says:

    Ted and Betsy Lewin, authors of over 200 books have traveled the world together since the 1970s This book is full of short vignettes and stories about their many experiences with people, animals and places all over the globe From the african jungles to the mongolian desert, we learn about interesting animals, giant bugs, the best way to eat something gross, what is making that strange noise, how to get your driver to...

  10. says:

    While not really a book to read straight through at least I couldn t , these collections of short vignettes about their world travels may appeal to kids who long to explore and learn about the world around them The entries jump around in time and place and ...

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