In this Caldecott honor picture book, Steven Jenkins and illustrator Robin Page explore the many amazing things animals can do with eyes, ears, mouth, noses, feet, and tails. Young readers will relish the mystery behind this interactive guessing book. A nose for digging? Ears for seeing? Eyes that squirt blood? Turn the page to find out which marvelous animal these attributes belong to. With six full spreads illustrated in cut-paper collage and an end glossary with even more fantastic facts, readers will learn about species of birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, mammals, and arthropods. Arresting details and visual surprises abound in this nonfiction picture book that will stir the imaginations of readers young and old. This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades K-1, Read Aloud Informational Text).
Steve Jenkins, recipient of a Caldecott Honor, has written or co-written more than thirty books about the natural world for young readers, including Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea and What Do You Do With a Tail Like This? (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). He lives in Boulder, Colorado
Robin Page is the author of many books for children. She also runs a graphic design studio with her frequent collaborator, Steve Jenkins.
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