Strange, Unusual, Gross & Cool Animals (an Animal Planet Book) by Animal PlanetStrange, Unusual, Gross & Cool Animals (an Animal Planet Book) by Animal Planet

Strange, Unusual, Gross & Cool Animals (an Animal Planet Book)

byAnimal Planet

Hardcover | October 11, 2016

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Animal Planet presents the ickiest, stickiest, blobbiest, and oddest animals in the world!

Did you know that an archerfish can spit water up to 16 feet? Or that the giant weta is the world's largest and heaviest insect? Animal Planet's fascinating exploration of animal oddities introduces young animal lovers to some of the most astonishing, gorgeous, and obscure animals in the world-including some brand new discoveries! Packed with more than 200 vibrant photographs and fun facts about animals with unusual behaviors, strange appearances, and remarkable stats, this deluxe gift book is perfect for reluctant readers or anyone who loves totally gross and amazing animals.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of books in the Animal Bites series benefits the principal partners of R.O.A.R. (Reach Out. Act. Respond.), Animal Planet's initiative dedicated to improving the lives of animals in our communities and in the wild.
Charles Ghigna, known to children as Father Goose, is an award-winning poet, children's author, speaker, and nationally syndicated feature writer. He is the author of more than 5,000 poems and 100 books for children. He lives in a tree house in Alabama with his wife, Debra Ghigna, also a celebrated children's author.
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Title:Strange, Unusual, Gross & Cool Animals (an Animal Planet Book)Format:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 12.38 × 9.5 × 0.62 inPublished:October 11, 2016Publisher:Time Inc. BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1618931660

ISBN - 13:9781618931665

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"Rife with fun, fascinating information...kids and adults alike will find this a terrifically fun book."—San Francisco Book Review (5 Stars) "A wonderful book...short facts and photos will pique your child's interest, and then send them off to deepen their new-found knowledge."—ReaderKidz "A perfect gift for the curious child in your life."—5 Minutes for Books "You will find very few children who won't go gaga over Animal Planet's Strange, Unusual, Gross, and Cool Animals. My sixth grader just devoured it like a bowl of ice cream with sprinkles."—NC Teacher Stuff "Impressive...kids who love pictures of animals, especially unusual, sometimes gross, and perhaps a tad scary will have more than they can devour."—Kid Lit Reviews "Fascinating...a really nice, large book, full of amazing photographs."—Outnumbered 3 to 1 "If you're looking for a book to keep your animal obsessed child entertained, this is the book!"—Mom With A Reading Problem "Exactly the book every family needs…all the weird and wild facts you always wanted to know."—Home Maid Simple