Rotten!: Vultures, Beetles, Slime, and Nature’s Other Decomposers

By: Anita Sanchez

Illustrator: Gilbert Ford

"Decomposition isn’t always ugly and disgusting. And, believe it or not, it isn’t always smelly. So unplug your nose! Get ready to take a trip into the world of rotten. Sometimes it’s a gross journey—but not always."

Glossary. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Full-color illustrations.

ISBN: 9781328841650

JLG Release: Mar 2019

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Topics: Biodegradation , Decomposition , Science and nature , Biology , Ecosystems , Dung beetles , Scavengers , Vultures , Sharks , Fungus , Worms , Mold and mildew , Yeast , Bacteria , Landfills , Plastic , Composting , Humor

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First Release

March 2019



Dewey Classification


Trim Size

9" x 7"

Page Count


Accelerated Reader

Level 6.1; Points: 2;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 0; Points: 0;


Level 920L


Print Book


Hardcover edition


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Biodegradation, Decomposition, Science and nature, Biology, Ecosystems, Dung beetles, Scavengers, Vultures, Sharks, Fungus, Worms, Mold and mildew, Yeast, Bacteria, Landfills, Plastic, Composting, Humor,

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