Pet Books for Kids

By Caroline Green

These books should make fun and instructive gifts for kids. Who doesn’t want a book at the holidays?

Pet Dec 12 - webAnimal Baths: Wild & Wonderful Ways Animals Get Clean by Beth Fielding, illustrated by Waynesville resident Susan Greenelsh

Some animals wash themselves in mud, some with their own tongues! Some birds will lay on an ant mound and let the ants crawl on them to clean their feathers! All animals clean their skin and their teeth. Learn how with this wonderfully illustrated book for children ages 4-8!

Animal Tongues by Dawn Cusick, who teaches at Haywood Community College

See wonderful photographs of animals- sticking out their tongues! Dawn Cusick, science teacher, writes about how different kinds of animals use their tongues. ICK!

Get the Scoop on Animal Poop! From Lions to Tapeworms 251 Cool Facts about Scat, Frass, Dung, and More! by Dawn Cusick

Learn everything you wanted to know about poop – and some things you may not have- in the animal kingdom! This photo-illustrated book for children ages 5-10 is chock full of info about fish, birds, mammals, and even bugs and how they poop!

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