World's Wackiest Animals
Anna Poon, author
Lonely Planet Publications
150 Linden Street, Oakland CA 94607
9781788687577, $9.99, PB, 208pp, www.amazon.com
Synopsis: By browsing through the pages of "World's Wackiest Animals", children ages 6-8 will enjoy taking a walk on the wacky side as author Anna Poon reveals 100 of the world's strangest looking animals. From glass frogs and mole lizards to umbrella birds and fishing spiders, get ready to discover crazy creatures and rare species from every continent!
On land, kids will encounter the egg-eating snake and satanic leaf-tailed gecko from Africa; the chinstrap penguin and narwhal from the Arctic Circle; the Bornean bearded pig and snub-nosed monkey from Asia; the frilled dragon and superb bird-of-paradise from Australia; the hoopoe and Etruscan shrew from Europe; the ghost-faced bat and magnificent frigatebird from North America; the Brazilian horned frog and red-lipped batfish from South America; and lots more!
Then they will plunge into the dark...