How to Swallow a Pig: Step-By-Step Advice from the Animal Kingdom
"A highly enjoyable mix of science and humor." --Publishers Weekly, starred review
Escape into the animal kingdom in this visually stunning and clever nonfiction book about animal behavior by Caldecott Honor-winning duo Steve Jenkins and Robin Page.
In the latest eye-catching dive into the kingdom of Animalia, Steve Jenkins and Robin Page reveal the skills animals use to survive in the wild in an imaginative and humorous how-to format.
With step-by-step instructions, readers learn about specific behaviors; how to catch thousands of fish like a humpback whale or how to sew up a nest like a tailorbird. This fascinating and fun illustrated nonfiction melds science, art, biology, and the environment together in a detailed and well-researched book about animals who live and survive in our world today.
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* "Jenkins and Page present another fascinating, fun, and attractive look at the natural world." --School Library Journal, starred review "Youngsters who glory in learning animal facts will be thrilled; for those who enjoy pretending, there are inviting opportunities for imitation. Readers and listeners alike will eat this one up." --Kirkus * "Colorful, precise, and often striking against the white pages, the cut-paper collage illustrations fulfill their purpose beautifully. Fascinating facts presented with droll wit--a winning combination." --Booklist, starred review * "Numbered instructions, accompanied by Jenkins's always excellent paper collages, demonstrate how to repel insects like a capuchin monkey, catch a meal like a crocodile, or defend oneself like an armadillo. Beneath the irreverent tone, there's ample information about the animals' traits and behavior...adding up to a highly enjoyable mix of science and humor. --Publishers Weekly, starred review --