Weird and Wild Animal Facts by Jessica Loy
  

Synopsis

Weird and Wild Animal Facts by Jessica Loy

There are lots of fascinating animals throughout the world with unusual characteristics. But you may be surprised to learn that many common animals may also have some uncommon characteristics! For example, did you know that: A giraffe can clean its own ears with its tongue?Or that a hippo has teeth as long as a child's arm?So come read facts about fourteen special animals who are less normal than we may think at first look.

Reviews

A Bank Street College Best Book of the Year This is a perfect fit for animal lovers, and the very browsable format will also suit emerging readers. Booklist This engaging book provides facts about 14 well-known species, including hippos, kangaroos, vultures, tarantulas, jellyfish, and hummingbirds . . . a solid choice for readers looking for a brief taste of the animal kindgom. School Library Journal An entertaining beginning photo essay that appeals to children's insatiable curiosity about the natural world. Kirkus Reviews Readers with an interest in the more gruesome side of the animal kingdom will find plenty of fodder to gross out their friends, enemies, and family members Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Jessica Loy is the creator of When I Grow Up: A Young Person's Guide to Interesting and Unusual Occupations and Follow the Trail: A Young Person's Guide to the Great Outdoors. An accomplished graphic designer and painter, Ms. Loy is an associate professor at the Center for Art and Design at the College of Saint Rose, where she teaches graphic design. She lives in Delmar, New York, with her family.

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Format

Hardback
40 pages

Author

Jessica Loy
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Publisher

Henry Holt & Company Inc

Publication date

1st May 2015

ISBN

9780805079456


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