Poop (Hardcover)

A Natural History of the Unmentionable Mini Edition (Animal Science)

By Nicola Davies, Neal Layton (Illustrator)

Candlewick, 9780763635442, 64pp.

Publication Date: August 14, 2007

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (3/22/2011)

List Price: 5.99*
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What’s better than POOP? Mini POOP!

Hippos navigate by it, sloths keep in touch through it, dung beetles eat it . . . and most grown-ups would rather not to mention it. Meanwhile, scientists who study animal feces find out all sorts of things, such as how many insects a bat eats or just what method a T. rex used to devour a triceratops 70 million years ago. However you look at it, poop is the quintessential prototype for recycling and practically the most useful stuff on earth. Take a peek at POOP, the mini edition, and find out all you need to know — what it’s for, where it goes, and how much we can learn from it.
Back matter includes an index and a glossary.

About the Author

Nicola Davies has written many award-winning books for children, including EXTREME ANIMALS, BIG BLUE WHALE, ONE TINY TURTLE, SURPRISING SHARKS, and BAT LOVES THE NIGHT. She lives in Somerset, England.

Neal Layton is the illustrator of EXTREME ANIMALS and the author-illustrator of HOT HOT HOT and THE SUNDAY BLUES. He lives in Portsmouth, England.