The Toad: Disgusting Critters
Tundra, 2016 (2016)
Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
like Elise Gravel's amusing picture/chapter book series explaining the value of
to us. Previous entries have covered
. Now she gives us
, another generally maligned creature, but one that's very good for the environment.
he toad is introduced as a type of frog that lives on land and is drier, with shorter legs, stouter - and often weirder. It releases a toxin when threatened and has bumps (not warts) on its back. Toads eat pests harmful to crops, but some species are endangered or extinct because of pollution. Meet
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