Synopses & Reviews
Winner of a Parents' Choice Approved Award, Uncover a Dog takes an inside look at the special anatomical and behavioral characteristics that make dogs our most trusted and lovable animal companions. Petting a dog, running with her, playing fetch, or rubbing her belly reminds us of the importance of the friendship between people and their canine pets. Young readers learn all there is to know about their furry pals, from beagles and basenjis to salukis and Samoyeds. What makes them different from one another? Whats under the skin of a yellow Labrador retriever? Find the anwsers to these questions and more when you Uncover a Dog!
About the Author
Paul Beck has been writing about science for kids and adults for about seven years, most recently he has done several articles for Popular Science magazine, and interactive science exhibits. He is especially interested in high tech applications for music and linguistics, which figure prominently in the technology used in the talking robot clock. His Music and Psychology Bachelor of Arts are from the University of Colorado, his Linguistics Master is from the University of Washington.