How to Swallow a Pig: Step-by-Step Advice from the Animal Kingdom by Steve JenkinsHow to Swallow a Pig: Step-by-Step Advice from the Animal Kingdom by Steve Jenkins

How to Swallow a Pig: Step-by-Step Advice from the Animal Kingdom

bySteve Jenkins, Robin Page

Hardcover | September 1, 2015

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In the latest eye-catching escape into the kingdom of Animalia, Steve Jenkins and Robin Page reveal the skills animals use to survive in the wild in an imaginative and humorous how-to format. With step-by-step instructions, readers learn about specific behaviors; how to catch thousands of fish like a humpback whale or how to sew up a nest like a tailorbird. This fascinating and fun illustrated nonfiction melds science, art, biology, and the environment together in a detailed and well-researched book about animals who live and survive in our world today.
Steve Jenkins has written and illustrated many nonfiction picture books for young readers, including the Caldecott Honor-winning What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? His books have been called stunning, eye-popping, inventive, gorgeous, masterful, extraordinary, playful, irresistible, compelling, engaging, accessible, glorious, and i...
Title:How to Swallow a Pig: Step-by-Step Advice from the Animal KingdomFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 9 × 1.1 inPublished:September 1, 2015Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544313658

ISBN - 13:9780544313651


Editorial Reviews

* Jenkins and Page present another fascinating, fun, and attractive look at the natural world." - School Library Journal, starred review "Youngsters who glory in learning animal facts will be thrilled; for those who enjoy pretending, there are inviting opportunities for imitation. Readers and listeners alike will eat this one up." - Kirkus * "Colorful, precise, and often striking against the white pages, the cut-paper collage illustrations fulfill their purpose beautifully. Fascinating facts presented with droll wit-a winning combination." - Booklist, starred review * "Numbered instructions, accompanied by Jenkins's always excellent paper collages, demonstrate how to repel insects like a capuchin monkey, catch a meal like a crocodile, or defend oneself like an armadillo. Beneath the irreverent tone, there's ample information about the animals' traits and behavior? adding up to a highly enjoyable mix of science and humor. - Publishers Weekly, starred review "