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The Bat

by Elise Gravel
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: nocturnal, science & nature

Hilarious illustrated non-fiction about bats perfect for beginning readers. Conversational text and silly illustrations will have you up all night reading about the only flying mammal on Earth!

Fast bat facts:
    Distinctive trait: The only flying mammal
    Diet: Insects, fruit and even animal blood
    Special talent: Sleeping upside dow …

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The Cockroach

by Elise Gravel
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: insects, spiders, etc., science & nature

Hilarious illustrated non-fiction about cockroaches perfect for beginning readers. You'll bug out over this perfect pairing of humorous text and funny illustrations about this insect that's been around for over 335 million years!

Fast cockroach facts:
    Distinctive trait: Flat and oval-shaped body
    Diet: Everything! (Especially if it's g …

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How to Promenade with a Python (and Not Get Eaten)

A Polite Predators Book

by Rachel Poliquin, illustrated by Kathryn Durst
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: science & nature, reptiles & amphibians

In this hilarious new graphic non-fiction series, a savvy cockroach shares wise tips and tricks to surviving an encounter with a charming predator who may (or may not) want to be your friend.

Celeste is a cockroach, and everyone knows that cockroaches are survivors, so who better to give advice on surviving an encounter with a polite predator? Every …

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The Mosquito

by Elise Gravel
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: insects, spiders, etc., science & nature

Hilarious illustrated nonfiction about mosquitos perfect for beginning readers. Conversational text and silly illustrations will have you up all night reading about the most annoying bug on Earth!

Fast mosquito facts:
    Distinctive trait: Leaving annoying itchy bites
    Diet: Your blood (and nectar and plant juice)
    Special talent: Ma …

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The Toad

by Elise Gravel
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: reptiles & amphibians, science & nature

She's good for the environment... and she's disgusting!

Distinctive trait: Warts
Food preference: Bugs and worms
Special talent: Eating her own skin

Disgusting? Yes, but fun, too!

The Toad is the next installment of the Disgusting Critter series. Hilarious illustrated non-fiction about toads perfect for beginning readers. Although silly and off-the-wa …

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How Much Does Your Head Weigh?

The Big Book of Facts

by Marg Meikle
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
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An updated reissue of the bestselling title, with over 300 amazing facts!

 

This funny, informative bind-up of three successful books, ALL of them Silver Birch Award winners or finalists — You Asked for It!, Funny You Should Ask and Ask Me Anything! — is now reissued with updated stats and information and a bright new cover.

Why is 13 unlucky? Wh …

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Wanted! Criminals of the Animal Kingdom

by Heather Tekavec, illustrated by Susan Batori
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: zoology

Think animals are all well-behaved? Think again. These thirteen play dirty. But they're about to get caught!

A fish who deceives her prey with a light dangling in front of her mouth? A bird who leaves her eggs in another bird's nest to be raised? A monkey who shouts “Danger” to scare away the others from the fruit? Meet some of the animal kingdo …

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Doug the Pug: Food For Thought

by Leslie Mosier & Megan Faulkner
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: dogs, pets

Who is Doug the Pug? Just the most beloved dog on the internet! Now you can dig in with Doug and discover all his favorite foods, plus much more!

 

Dig in with Doug! Stuff yourself full of Doug's favorite phrases, memes, and of course food! Each page will have your mouth watering for more of Doug's clever commentary on the world of pizza, doughnuts, …

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