Do Hippos Brush Their Teeth? How Animals Care for Their Bodies

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Author: ETTA KANER

Category: Children's , Teenage & educational

Book Format: Hardback

Publisher: Owlkids Books

ISBN: 9781771474931

RRP: $34.99

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A funny exploration of how animals keep clean and healthy. Do tortoises take vitamins? Do badgers wash their hands after using the toilet? This eagerly anticipated fourth and final installment of the Do Animals series raises these questions and more about how animals take care of their bodies-much like the ways people maintain their hygiene! From lava lizards that do push-ups, to giraffes that clean their noses with their tongues (yuck!), this book is full of interesting and unexpected ways that animals keep their bodies in top condition. Written in an interactive question-and-answer format perfect for reading out loud, this follow-up to bestsellers Do Frogs Drink Hot Chocolate?, Do Lizards Eat Ice Cream?, and Do Fire Ants Fight Fires? encourages inquiry and discussion. Silly scenarios and comic illustrations will invite readers to learn about animal adaptations and STEM in an engaging and accessible way. AGES: 4 to 8 AUTHOR: Etta Kaner writes for both children and educators. Many of her books have won awards including the Silver Birch Award, the Henry Bergh Award, the Animal Behaviour Society Award, the Science Writers and Communicators of Canada Award, the Scientific American Young Readers Book Award, and the Science in Society Book Award. Etta lives in Toronto, Ontario, where she enjoys watching animals at work in her garden. Jenna Piechota is an illustrator from Thunder Bay, Ontario. She started a career in science but decided that drawing animals is just as much fun as studying them! She lives in Toronto, Ontario with her husband and their dog Chester. SELLING POINTS: . The fourth and final installment of the bestselling Do Animals series . Interactive elements engage and entertain kids to make a great nonfiction read-aloud . Features familiar and unusual creatures, with STEM curriculum links to animal adaptations and animal behavior

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