Imagine that you had to taste your dinner by walking on it, like a butterfly, or use your tongue to sniff out your next snack, like a snake. Animal Senses reveals the extraordinary ways animals sense their environment. Easy-to-do experiments and activities show kids how to compare animal senses to their own. With stunning, realistic illustrations, this book from the Animal Behavior series is an innovative approach to understanding animal life.
Pamela is an award-winning author of over 35 non-fiction nature books for children, including The Kids Canadian Nature Series, First Look at Nature Series, Animal Senses and Animals Hibernating. She lives in Canning, Nova Scotia.
Pat Stephens, mother, animal lover and artist, lives in a crowded house in Durham, Ontario. She has illustrated over 20 animal-related books for children.
A wonderful introduction to the world of animals ... the illustrations are informative and accurate ... An excellent teaching tool not only within the classroom, but also for parents and their children.—Science Books and Films
Attractive and easy to read.—School Library Journal
Kids will find plenty of intriguing information about how different animals ... see, hear, smell, taste and feel what's around them ... This attractive volume combines pick-me-up visual appeal with solid facts about animal senses.—Booklist
Bursting with interesting facts, realistic illustrations, and hands-on activities, this excellent resource reveals the unique ways that animals use their five senses to explore the environment.—Gifted Education Press Quarterly