Puny? Poky? Clumsy? Shy? A lighthearted look at the surprising traits that help some animals survive.
Written with a lively, playful voice, Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes, and Stinkers introduces young readers to a variety of “animal underdogs” and explains how characteristics that might seem like weaknesses are critical for finding food and staying safe in an eat-or-be-eaten world.
Award-winning author Melissa Stewart offers readers a humorous and informative nonfiction picture book with a gentle message of understanding and celebrating differences. Stephanie Laberis’s bright, boldand scientifically accurateillustrations add to the fun.
|Publisher:||Peachtree Publishing Company|
|Product dimensions:||10.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Melissa Stewart earned degrees from Union College and New York University and worked as an editor. She is the author of more than sixty books and lives in Massachusetts.
Stephanie Laberis is a character designer and illustrator who specializes in creating art for animation and children’s publications. She has illustrated several picture books, including My Little Golden Book of Sharks and Grumpy Cat ABC Book. For Stephanie, creating the illustrations for Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes, and Stinkers was a marriage of her two greatest passions: art and animals. She lives and works in the San Francisco Bay area.