Animal Tongues

Author(s): Dawn Cusick

Picture Books | Automotive & Aviation

This bright, colorful book explores the wild and wonderful variety of tongues in the world's animals. Discover long tongues, sticky tongues, trick tongues, tube tongues, black tongues, blue tongues, red tongues, fork tongues, spike tongues, brush tongues, straw tongues, smelling tongues, curly tongues, cooling tongues, heating tongues, cleaning tongues, talking tongues, glow-in-the-dark tongues, and so many more. Snakes and some lizards use their long, flickering tongues to smell predators and prey, while chameleons use the sticky tip of their long, stretchy tongues to catch bugs for dinner. Crocodiles use special glands on their tongues to remove salt from their bodies, while newborn whales and dolphins use small bumps on their tongues to hang on to mom while she swims. The book also includes fun, easy experiments that illustrate the way animal tongues work, and cool tongue facts to gross out family and friends. Real science has never been so much fun! Animal Tongues is the first in a series of books designed to explore the amazing diversity in function and morphology of the world's animals. Future titles will include Animal Tails, Animal Eyes, Animal Fur & Feathers, Animal Beaks & Teeth, and more. Includes glossary and index.

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780979745515
  • : EarlyLight Books, Incorporated
  • : EarlyLight Books, Incorporated
  • : April 2010
  • : 254mm X 203mm X 10mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 591.44
  • : 591.44
  • : Dawn Cusick
  • : Dawn Cusick
  • : Full Colour
  • : Full Colour
  • : Hardback
  • : Hardback
  • : 36
  • : 36