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Children’s Book Committee – November Pick

November 8, 2012

Unusual Creatures: A Mostly Accurate Account of Some of Earth’s Strangest Animals
written by Michael Hearst, artwork, diagrams, and other visuals by Arjen Noordeman, Christie Wright and Jelmer Noordeman
Published by Chronicle Books
2012

The Blobfish is the Jello of the sea, the Jesus Christ lizard appears to walk on water, and the Hagfish secretes gross slime–learn more. (9-14)

A young reviewer says:

I really liked it because in addition to being factual and talking about real-life things, it was humorous. It informs people of all ages about extraordinary creatures but in a fun way. It taught me stuff and made me
want to read more.
-Kofi, age 11, New York, NY

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