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Have you ever wondered WHY desert animals do the things they do?
Learn fun facts about some of your favorite animals including rattlesnakes, fennec foxes, lizards, coyotes, tortoises, and camels in this simple yet informative introduction to nonfiction.
Readers will learn the answers behind:
• Why do rattlesnakes rattle?
• Why do fennec foxes have big ears?
• Why do lizards feel cold to the touch?
• Why do coyotes howl at night?
• Why do tortoises have shells?
• Why do camels have such long eyelashes?
About the Why Do series: Introduce early learners to nonfiction with this layered series full of fun and learning. Each book explores a STEM topic by answering questions kids want to know! The whimsical pages of these books feature the why do questions and silly answers and illustrations before revealing the true answers. Vocabulary words and simple activities are scattered throughout to add to the fun. Plus additional facts and photos of the featured animals can be found in the back pages to enhance the readers knowledge of each animal!
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