What Do You Do When Something Wants to Eat You?   -     By: Steve Jenkins
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What Do You Do When Something Wants to Eat You?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / Paperback

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What would you do if something wanted to eat you? Walk on water? Stick out your tonge? Play dead? Animals in the wild use all kinds of methods to protect themselves from their enemies. Using dynamic and intricate cut-paper collages, Steve Jenkins explores the many fascinating and unique defense mechanisms creatures use to escape from danger.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0618152431
ISBN-13: 9780618152438

Publisher's Description

What would you do if something wanted to eat you? Walk on water? Stick out your tongue? Play dead? Animals in the wild use all kinds of methods to protect themselves from their enemies. Using dynamic and intricate cut-paper collages, Steve Jenkins explores the many fascinating and unique defense mechanisms creatures use to escape from danger.

Author Bio

Steve Jenkins has written and illustrated many nonfiction picture books for young readers, including the Caldecott Honor-winning What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? His books have been called stunning, eye-popping, inventive, gorgeous, masterful, extraordinary, playful, irresistible, compelling, engaging, accessible, glorious, and informative. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and frequent collaborator, Robin Page, and their children.

Publisher's Weekly

"In this absorbing tribute to nature's genius, cut-paper collages illustrate the built-in defenses of animals and insects," wrote PW. Ages 4-8. (Sept.) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

Editorial Reviews

"Jenkins has produced another marvel. . . . Young children will delight in first guessing, then seeing, how each of fourteen unusual animals avoids becoming someone else’s dinner." Horn Book

"Thrilling, beautiful . . . dramatic." Booklist, ALA

"The youngest animal enthusiasts will find this an intriguing introduction to adaptation." The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books


"Thrilling, beautiful . . . dramatic."
"The youngest animal enthusiasts will find this an intriguing introduction to adaptation."

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