Product Details
List Price:
$17.95
Ages:
4 to 8
Grades:
P to 3
Pages:
32
Trim Size:
11" x 9"
Published:
03/2019
Imprint:
Boyds Mills Press
ISBN-13: 978-1-62979-211-8
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations

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About the Book

Overview

The attributes of 28 different lizards are revealed in this STEM nonfiction picture book, while the story provides a subtle message encouraging children to be true to their own nature.

The actions of 28 lizard species--the flying dragon that swoops through the air, the shingleback that sticks out its blue tongue to scare predators, the basilisk that can race across the surface of water--invite readers to act like a lizard themselves. The text by noted author April Pulley Sayre asks: "Can you run like a lizard? Sun like a lizard? Bob your head like a lizard?" Featuring brilliantly colorful, textured artwork by illustrator Stephanie Laberis, the book also includes extensive back matter with further information about the featured lizard species--their size, geographical range, why they perform the various actions introduced in the text--as well as details about lizards in general.

Meet the Author

April Pulley Sayre

April Pulley Sayre is the award-winning author of over 65 books for children, including Vulture View, which received the Geisel Award Honor; Stars Beneath Your Bed (an ALA Notable Book), Eat Like a Bear (an ALA Notable Book), and The Bumblebee Queen, which marked her third win of the John Burroughs Award. Sayre and her husband live in South Bend, Indiana. Visit her at aprilsayre.com.

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Meet the Illustrator

Stephanie Laberis

Stephanie Laberis is a character designer and illustrator, specializing in animation and children's publications. She is the illustrator of multiple picture books, including My Little Golden Book of Sharks, My Little Golden Book of Dinosaurs, and A is for Awful: A Grumpy Cat ABC Book. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Visit her at stephlaberis.carbonmade.com.

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