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Posted March 26, 2013
This book is a beautiful melding of poetry, illustration and sci
This book is a beautiful melding of poetry, illustration and science. I find the text to be wonderfully lyrical and the imagery to be fancifulWas this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
and detailed. Stockdale also nails the factual accuracy of all her striped creatures. Check out the interactive pages at the end that expand
the learning opportunities for kids. A great book!
Posted March 21, 2013
What animals have stripes? All types of animal and reptiles hav
What animals have stripes? All types of animal and reptiles have stripes. The most familiar is probably the zebra and the skunk.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
In this book you will learn of many animals with stripes like a poisonous frog, a garter snake, an american badger, wild and domestic cats and more. You will learn why they have stripes, though some have stripes that can't be explained as to why they have them, at all. As you read along in the book the author in a singsong rhyme tells of the places these creatures exist here on our planet Earth.
In the back of the book are more details about these creatures and where they live. Then there is an activity titled "STRIPES?" that ask, "Can you find the animals that belong to these stripes?".
I found this to be a fun and entertaining book, a wonderful way to learn about these bold, beautiful and uniquely marked animals.
I highly recommend this book to children ages 4-6, parents, grandparents, educators, librarians and caregivers.
Disclosure: I received a free copy of this book from Peachtree Publisher for review. I was in no way compensated for this review. This is my honest opinion.