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Weird Friends: Unlikely Allies in the Animal Kingdom
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andlt;STARandgt;"Another outstanding offering from this extraordinarily talented couple." and#8212;School Library Journal, starred review
How to Clean a Hippopotamus, a book about animal symbiosis, offers readers a close-up, step-by-step view of natureand#8217;s fascinating partnerships. Find out why a mongoose comes running when a warthog lies down, how a crab and an iguana help each other out, why ravens follow wolves, and more. Witness the ingenious lifestyles of some of the worldand#8217;s most unusual animal partners in this book of curious biology, a symbiotic collaboration by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page.
A journey into the wild where all sorts of strange creatures team up in order to survive!
The Caldecott honor-winning team of Steve Jenkins and Robin Page draw inspiration from graphic novels to bringand#160;symbiosis to life in this stunning nonfiction picture book.
In the animal kingdom, you just can't predict who will be friends with who. Kids will love learning about unusual animal friendships around the globe. Illustrations.
In the animal kingdom, you just can't predict who will be friends with whom. One type of bird baby-sits for newborn crocodiles; there is a beetle that cleans a mouse’s house; and a certain fish leads blind shrimp through underwater traffic. In a world full of predators, the most unlikely creatures form alliances to help each other survive.
Although the ways in which these creatures interact might seem outlandish, their behavior is real animal nature. And kids will love learning about funny and fascinating animal friendships around the globe.
About the Author
JOSE ARUEGO and ARIANE DEWEY together have illustrated more than seventy popular childrenand#8217;s books, including the bestselling Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems. They both live in New York City.
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