Sniff, Lick & Scratch: The Science Of Disgusting Animal Habits

byJulia GarsteckiIllustratorChris Monroe

December 4, 2018|
Sniff, Lick & Scratch: The Science Of Disgusting Animal Habits by Julia Garstecki
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Sniff, Lick & Scratch!is the book parents and educators will turn to to explain the less majestic behaviors witnessed in the animal kingdom—and sneak in a little STEM learning while they''re at it.Pick, Spit & Scratchanswers these and many of the other most pressing questions young readers have about the animal kingdom—specifically, do animalsreallydo all those nasty things we hear about, andwhy? <BR <BR As with the disgusting habits of humans, there''s a bit of <STRONG>science behind the strange things that animals do</STRONG>. Each spread describes a specific naughty-by-nature habit and provides multilayered reading opportunities in the form of one or two weird, disgusting facts that ratchet up the gross factor by connecting animal habits with relatable concepts. In many cases, the author evendebunks commonly held mythsabout the animal habits described and, in the process, shows that these animal habits, though disgusting to us humans, are really matters of evolution and survival.glossaryandindexmake <I>Sniff, Lick & Scratch</I>a great reference.<BR <BR Kids will get a thrill out of exclaiming "Eww!" as they read this book. Parents will love that their children are reading and engaged in scientific inquiry.
Julia Garsteckiis an experienced teacher and author of dozens of nonfiction books for children, includingScience in a Jar;Pick, Spit & Scratch;Sniff, Lick & Scratch; andBurp, Spit & Fart. She has also written several parenting pieces for various magazines. Publications includeThrive,Westchester Parent, andMothering in the M...
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Title:Sniff, Lick & Scratch: The Science Of Disgusting Animal Habits
Format:Paper over Board
Product dimensions:64 pages, 10 X 7.88 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:64 pages, 10 X 7.88 X 0.5 in
Published:December 4, 2018
Publisher:Voyageur Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:8
ISBN - 13:9780760363454

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