Do koalas run through sprinklers? Do ants sit in front of air conditioners? No! But in ultra-hot weather, animals and humans alike have adopted creative ways of beating the heat.
From lizards that dance to keep their feet cool, to elephants that use their ears like fans, this funny and informative book reveals how animals adapt to survive warm weather.
Written in question-and-answer format and featuring playful imagery, this summery sequel to Do Frogs Drink Hot Chocolate? encourages discussion and laughter. Questions and fun facts are paired with comical illustrations of animals trying human tactics to keep cool. Humorous and accessible phrasing makes each animal adaptation easy to understand and will spark curiosity about the unfamiliar animals readers will meet.
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, Canada.
JENNA PIECHOTA is an illustrator from Thunder Bay, Ontario and this is her debut book. She started a career in science but decided that drawing animals is just as much fun as studying them! She lives in Toronto with her husband and their dog Chester. When it's hot, she loves to go swimming to keep cool.
"Silly questions and sensible, sometimes surprising answers show how animals cope with hot temperatures."