Do Baby Elephants Suck Their Trunks?: Amazing Ways Animals Are Just Like Us

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Baby animals are more like their human counterparts than many might imagine. Young readers will have the opportunity to unveil these similarities as they travel through the pages of this text. Not only will they discover whether elephant calves suck their trucks in the same way infants suck theirs, but they’ll also learn how much milk humpback whale calves consume in comparison to newborn babies. They’ll reveal whether or not puppies lose their teeth, and if so, at what age. Youth will also uncover a variety of other fascinating parallels that exist between the little ones in the animal and the human world.

This is a neat book with the perfect blend of simplicity and allure. Children won’t be intimated by an over-abundance of words, yet they’ll take away from it an ample supply of knowledge and an innocent sense of curiosity. The facts are thought-provoking, and the illustrations adorable.

Do Baby Elephants Suck Their Trunks?: Amazing Ways Animals Are Just Like Us is ideal for early elementary school classrooms and libraries. It’s written at approximately a second to third-grade reading level and will likely be a favorite and frequent nonfiction pick. Additionally, its precious cover and engaging title make it a coffee table treasure.

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Author Ben Lerwill
Star Count 4/5
Format Hard
Page Count 32 pages
Publisher Nosy Crow
Publish Date 14-Jun-2022
ISBN 9781536224047 Buy this Book
Issue July 2022
Category Children's