What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? (Hardcover)

By Steve Jenkins, Robin Page

Houghton Mifflin, 9780618256280, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 25, 2003



A nose for digging? Ears for seeing? Eyes that squirt blood? Explore the many amazing things animals can do with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails in this interactive guessing book, beautifully illustrated in cut-paper collage, which was awarded a Caldecott Honor.

This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades K-1, Read Aloud Informational Text).

Praise For What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?

Jenkins, this time in collaboration with his wife, has created yet another eye-opening book.” School Library Journal, Starred

this array of wide eyes and open mouths will definitely have viewers responding with wide eyes and open mouths of their own.” Kirkus Reviews, Starred

This is a striking, thoughtfully created book with intriguing facts made more memorable through dynamic art.” Booklist, ALA, Starred Review

Jenkin’s cutpaper collage illustrations are, as usual, ingenious and remarkable in their clarity, their several components neatly articulating the anatomy of their subjects.” The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Steve Jenkins contributes another artistically wrought, imaginatively conceived look at the natural world.” Publishers Weekly