Have you ever wondered why your dog chases its tail or how your cat manages to land on its feet every time? 50 Wacky Things Pets Do takes an up-close look at all the weird and funny things our pets do, from dogs snacking on poop and guppies jumping out of tanks, to cats meowing and ferrets dancing happily. Paired with equally wacky illustrations, 50 wild and incredible facts are presented, along with educational information about each animal’s habits and personality quirks. Whether seriously strange or downright silly, these wacky facts are sure to delight kids while they learn all about pets and their peculiarities.
Hi there! I’m Heidi! I make picture books, chapter books, and nonfiction for kids with curious minds and kind hearts. I believe books have the power to make us all feel a little less alone, and the best ones leave room for the reader’s imagination. Whether it’s a poetic picture book, a zippy early reader, or a kid-friendly take on the physics of time travel, my books are philosophical and filled with quirky tidbits, playful language, and lots of heart.
Marta Sorte is a freelance illustrator who lives in Florence. After graduating in Bergamo in graphic design, she moved to Florence to attend the International School of Comics; that’s where she discovered the wonderful world of illustration and the fine art of making comics. After various leaks from Italy, she fell madly in love with French art and children’s illustration. She currently works with various companies, as well as commissioned illustrations, logos, storyboards, and infographics.