Author of books for kids about wildlife, nature, space, weather, and more!

Mary Kay Carson

Mary Kay Carson

Author of books for kids about wildlife, nature, space, weather, and more!

Weird Animals challenges readers

to observe, predict, and then find out:


WHY does that animal look so weird?


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Slime-oozing slugs, red-lipped fish, spine-covered bugs, and tubed-nosed bats. There animals are weird—and AWESOME! But have you ever wondered why they look so strange? Find out!

For sale wherever books are sold.

Axolotl, sea pig, mirror spider. These are some crazy-looking critters! But no matter how bizarre or wacky, there’s a reason why animals look the way they do. These characteristics—including their colors, teeth, and behavior—help them survive. With the help of some amazing photos, Mary Kay Carson reveals that, no matter how odd, things like slime and freaky noses are more than just surface features—they’re lifesaving.

Pub Date: 1/1/2019

Publisher: Sterling Children's Books

ISBN: 9781454929673

Price: $12.95 / $17.50 CAN

Format: Hardcover Picture Book

Pages: 32 pages, all in color

Trim: 10 x 8 Inches

Age Range: 6 to 10