Cool Animal Names
Charlesbridge, 2011 (2011)
Reviewed by Bob Walch
his well illustrated book for children seven years of age and older is filled with surprises. Every page features three or four creatures whose name will remind you of other animals. For example, on the
page you'll discover not only a regular skunk but also a skunk bear, skunk clownfish and a skunk beetle.
photo of each critter is accompanied by a short paragraph that tells you something about it. '
Skunk beetles defend themselves by standing on their heads and spraying predators with a bad-smelling liquid from their hind ends.
Table of Contents
lists an eclectic array of animals, fish and insects. Turn to the page and you'll see what other creatures have
on that animal. Under the
heading you'll find wolf eels, wolf spiders and wolf guenon monkeys. The owl section features goat owls, rat owls, hawk owls, fish owls and eagle owls.
ore than 250 animals are featured in this book and most young readers will be totally fascinated by all the little tidbits they will discover about these cool creatures.
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