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Anita Sanchez

Biography

Anita Sanchez

Anita Sanchez is the author of LEAFLETS THREE: The Story of Poison Ivy, the middle-grade historical novel THE INVASION OF SANDY BAY, TEETH OF THE LION: The Story of the Beloved and Despised Dandelion, and KARL, FET OUT OF THE GARDEN!: Carolus Linnaeus and the Naming of Everything, a picture-book biography. Visit Anita online at anitasanchez.com.

Anita Sanchez

Books by Anita Sanchez

written by Anita Sanchez with illustrations by Gilbert Ford - Children's, Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Nature, Nonfiction, Science

What’s that terrible smell? It’s the revolting scent of rot. But being rotten isn’t necessarily bad. If nothing ever rotted, nothing new could live. Decomposition may seem like the last stop on the food chain, but it’s just the beginning. When dead plants and animals decay, they give life to a host of other creatures, and each one helps ecosystems thrive. Decomposition happens everywhere --- even in your stomach and between your teeth! From vultures and sharks to bacteria, maggots, mushrooms and more, discover the dirty rotten truth about one of nature’s most fascinating processes.