Weird & Wild Animal Facts (Hardcover)

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By Jessica Loy, Jessica Loy (Illustrator)
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Description


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.

About the Author


Jessica Loy is an accomplished painter and graphic designer. She is also a professor at the College of Saint Rose, where she teaches graphic design. In her free time, Ms. Loy and her children volunteer at local wildlife centers. As for her interest in writing Weird and Wild Animal Facts the author says, “I feel an urgency to get children involved in protecting our environment by giving them tools to explore the natural world around them.” Ms. Loy lives with her family in upstate New York.

Jessica Loy is an accomplished painter and graphic designer. She is also a professor at the College of Saint Rose, where she teaches graphic design. In her free time, Ms. Loy and her children volunteer at local wildlife centers. As for her interest in writing Weird and Wild Animal Facts the author says, “I feel an urgency to get children involved in protecting our environment by giving them tools to explore the natural world around them.” Ms. Loy lives with her family in upstate New York.

Praise For…


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

Product Details
ISBN: 9780805079456
ISBN-10: 0805079459
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Publication Date: April 14th, 2015
Pages: 40
Language: English