Does A Fiddler Crab Fiddle? by Corinne DemasDoes A Fiddler Crab Fiddle? by Corinne Demas

Does A Fiddler Crab Fiddle?

byCorinne Demas, Artemis RoehrigIllustratorJohn Sandford

Hardcover | September 23, 2016

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Does A Fiddler Crab Fiddle? No! But fiddler crabs sure do some amazing things!Starting with silly questions like the title, and moving on through increasingly-unlikely questions such as 'do fiddler crabs ride a skateboard?,' and 'do fiddler crabs eat pizza?,' children discover what fiddler crabs do. They don't need a skateboard ? they can move sideways so shore birds can't catch them. They may not enjoy pizza, but they gobble up saltmarsh muck.Using this question-and-answer format engages children immediately, and discovering just what fiddler crabs actually do satisfies their curiosity. This is the best kind of nonfiction ? engaging, fun, and filled with the kinds of details that kids love.Co-authored by award-winning writerCorinne Demas and her science-savvy daughter,Artemis Roehrig, and illustrated byJohn Sandford, Does A Fiddler Crab Fiddle? will have everyone claw clapping loudly for fiddler crabs!With it's author's note providing more information, Does A Fiddler Crab Fiddle? is an outstanding nonfiction picture book for children ages 4-8.
Corinne Demas is the award-winning author of thirty books for kids and adults, including the picture books The Disappearing Island, Saying Goodbye to Lulu, and The Littlest Matryoshka, and the recent YA novel, Returning to Shore . She is a professor at Mount Holyoke College and lives part of the year on Cape Cod, a great place for obse...
Title:Does A Fiddler Crab Fiddle?Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 11 × 0.38 inPublished:September 23, 2016Publisher:Cornell Lab Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1943978034

ISBN - 13:9781943978038


Editorial Reviews

The humor is irresistible, and Sandford makes good use of it in his paintings. The opening, titular question is illustrated with a top-hatted crab playing a violin. Later, readers see crabs with hard hats building in sand, crabs with chef's hats making pizza, crabs with sunglasses, skateboards, knitting needles, hockey sticks, and more. Cheerful and modestly informative, this will be most appreciated where these crabs are familiar.""