Hippos Can t Swim

Author: Laura Lyn DiSiena
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442493254
Release Date: 2014-02-04
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Did you know that hippos can’t swim? This hilarious book is full of fun facts about all sorts of animals, from sleepy ants to jellyfish that glow! Did you know that a zebra’s stripes are as unique as a human’s fingerprints? How about that ants take about 250 naps per day? Or that some jellyfish can glow—and that’s called bioluminescence? Colorful, humorous illustrations accompany tons of cool facts about animals of all shapes, sizes, speeds, and species in this lively book that makes nonfiction fun!

Hippos Can t Swim

Author: Laura Lyn DiSiena
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442493520
Release Date: 2014-02-04
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"A book of fun facts about animals of all sizes, shapes, and species!"--

Chickens Don t Fly

Author: Laura Lyn DiSiena
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442493537
Release Date: 2014-02-04
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"A book of fun facts about animals of all sizes, shapes, and species!"--

Did You Know It s a Fun Fact Filled Collection

Author: Laura Lyn DiSiena
Publisher: Little Simon
ISBN: 1481430327
Release Date: 2014-10-28
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The first four Did You Know? books are now available in one fact-tastic boxed set! Did you know that a zebra’s stripes are as unique as a human’s fingerprints? Or that all snowflakes have six sides? How about that the highest place on Earth to go bungee jumping is the Bloukrans Bridge in South Africa? Find out many more fun facts about animals, the environment, and transportation in this awesome boxed set! Included in the boxed set are: Hippos Can’t Swim Chickens Don’t Fly Rainbows Never End Trains Can Float

Dinosaurs Live On

Author: Laura Lyn DiSiena
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781481424264
Release Date: 2015-04-28
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Go back in time with this dino-mite book of fun facts about fossils, pterodactyls, the T. rex, and more! Did you know that the Tyrannosaurus rex was up to forty-two feet in length? How about that the Triceratops had between 400 and 800 teeth? Or that some scientists believe that chickens are descendants of dinosaurs? Filled with tons of cool facts about dinsoaurs, plus colorful, humorous illustrations, this book is sure to be a prehistoric hit!

Trains Can Float

Author: Laura Lyn DiSiena
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781481402828
Release Date: 2014-08-19
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Rev your engines for this book of fun facts about trains, planes, bridges, tunnels, and more! Did you know that some trains can actually float? Magnets make the train rise above the tracks! How about that the longest suspension bridge in the world is a mile and a quarter long? Or that tunnels were built in the Netherlands to help keep certain endangered animals safe from traffic? Filled with tons of cool facts about vehicles and other modes of transportation, plus colorful, humorous illustrations by Pete Oswald, this book is sure to be a hit!

Rainbows Never End

Author: Laura Lyn DiSiena
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781481402781
Release Date: 2014-06-24
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This earth-shattering book is filled with fun facts about snow, sunlight, rainbows, and more! Did you know that rainbows are full circles—so they never actually end? How about that light from the sun reaches Earth in around eight minutes? Or that all snowflakes have six sides? Filled with tons of cool facts about weather and the environment, plus colorful, humorous illustrations by Pete Oswald, this book is sure to be a hit!

The Truth About Bears

Author: Maxwell Eaton, III
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
ISBN: 9781250306227
Release Date: 2018-02-27
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Maxwell Eaton III's The Truth About Bears is a lighthearted nonfiction picture book, filled with useful facts about bears that will make you laugh so hard you won’t even realize you’re learning something!

Saturn Could Sail

Author: Laura Lyn DiSiena
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781481414302
Release Date: 2014-12-16
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

3...2...1...Blast off with this book of fun facts about spaceships, planets, the Milky Way, and more! Did you know that Saturn is the least dense planet in the solar system? If there were a body of water large enough to hold it, Saturn would float! How about that Neil Armstrong was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor? Or that Earth could fit inside Jupiter more than 1,000 times? Filled with tons of cool facts about outer space, plus colorful, humorous illustrations, this book is out of this world!

Frogs Play Cellos

Author: Laura Lyn DiSiena
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781481414265
Release Date: 2014-10-07
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A harmoniously illustrated collection of fun facts about musical instruments and concerts includes such trivia as the way guitars can be tuned to dial tones and the Beatles' original name. Simultaneous.

It s All About Me Ow

Author: Hudson Talbott
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101648254
Release Date: 2012-09-13
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The perfect gift for cat lovers! Cats rule! And this funny, endearing look at cat culture shows how they've mastered the art of charming humans. Do you ever wonder how cats achieve the perfect blend of catitude and cuteness; how they can be both mild and wild? Here all the tricks of their trade are revealed as an alpha cat passes his wisdom to a new generation. Entertaining lessons abound, including a crash course on what to eat (mouse=do, gerbil=don't) and the importance of purr therapy to keep the humans calm. Hudson Talbott's spot-on humor celebrates everything we love about our fabulous feline friends, as well as the little things we put up with because we love them.

Sad Animal Facts

Author: Brooke Barker
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 9781250095091
Release Date: 2016-09-06
Genre: Nature

New York Times Bestseller! A delightful and quirky compendium of the Animal Kingdom’s more unfortunate truths, with over 150 hand-drawn illustrations. Ever wonder what a mayfly thinks of its one-day lifespan? (They’re curious what a sunset is.) Or how a jellyfish feels about not having a heart? (Sorry, but they’re not sorry.) This melancholy menagerie pairs the more unsavory facts of animal life with their hilarious thoughts and reactions. Sneakily informative, and wildly witty, SAD ANIMAL FACTS will have you crying with laughter.

Carrots Like Peas

Author: Hannah Eliot
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781481435420
Release Date: 2015-11-10
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Ditch that dinner-table rule, “don’t play with your food,” and gobble up this book of fun facts about carrots, candy, popcorn, and more! Did you know that an average ear of corn has an even number of rows, which is usually 16? How about that cotton candy used to be called Fairy Floss? Or that there are about 7,500 varieties of apples grown throughout the world? If you tried a new variety each day, it would take you 20 years to try them all! Filled with tons of cool facts about your favorite food, plus colorful, humorous illustrations, this latest book in the Did You Know? series is sure to be a hit!

Hippos Are Huge

Author: Jonathan London
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763679521
Release Date: 2017-05
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Hippos may make you laugh, but watch out! An acclaimed naturalist takes an exuberant look at these massive, swift, and super dangerous animals. What's the deadliest animal in Africa? It's not the lion or the crocodile--it's the hippopotamus! Hippos have razor-sharp tusks, weigh as much as fifty men, and can run twenty-five miles per hour! Follow these hefty hulks as they glide underwater, play tug-of-war, swat balls of dung at one another, and nuzzle their young in the mud. Just don't get too close--they could chomp you in two!

A Mess of Iguanas A Whoop of Gorillas

Author: Alon Shulman
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141959313
Release Date: 2009-10-01
Genre: Humor

There are many wonderful creatures on earth - and even more incredible ways to describe them. With more collective nouns for animal groups than anyone else in the world, from a Business of Ferrets to a Wobble of Ostriches (not forgetting, of course, an Implausibility of Gnus) Alon Shulman's A Mess of Iguanas, A Whoop of Gorillas will tell you what to call a group of zebras, chickens, parrots, spiders, tigers or penguins the next time you encounter one - and will even let you know the difference between a school and a shoal of fish. Not to mention why groups of swans are known as a lamentation, a bank and a wedge. It will also tell you the most outlandish, strange yet completely accurate animal facts you can imagine. For example, did you know that polar bears are invisible to infra-red because they have transparent fur? Or that hippopotamus can't swim? Or that ostriches do not bury their heads in the sand? Filled with everything you could ever want to know about the creatures that inhabit our world, this brilliant compendium of animal curiosities is perfect for pub quizzers, language buffs, wannabe know-it-alls and any readers aged, well ... 8 to 80.