The World's Unusual Animals
Long snouts, bright-red lips, pointy heads . . . the animal kingdom is full of critters with unique features. Learn about the incredible adaptations that help these creatures—and their odd bods—survive and thrive all around the globe!
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Expository Literature, Animals|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
Author: Julie Murphy
Julie Murphy is an Australian-based author who strives to promote the value of animals and the environment to children. Before she began her career as an author, she received her Masters degree in Zoology and worked as a zookeeper.
- Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
- Cybils Nominee
“High-interest content and visuals will appeal to reluctant readers and animal lovers alike.”—Booklist
“[P]rovides plenty of information about animal adaptations and how these adaptations help the animals survive.”—School Library Journal
“[T]his album introduces strikingly unusual-looking members of the animal kingdom from around the world.”—Kirkus Reviews