Chronicle Books (CA), 9780811866903, 40pp.
Publication Date: August 20, 2013
The great white shark is sovereign of the seas
The timber wolf is emperor of the forests But . . . it's lonely at the top of the food chain. It's difficult to fit in when plant eaters can be so cruel--just because you ate a relative of theirs that one time What's a carnivore to do? Aaron Reynolds's roaringly funny text is perfectly paired with Dan Santat's mouthwatering illustrations, creating a toothsome book that's sure to stand out from the herd.
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Praise For Carnivores…
"An irreverent, toothsome tale championing self acceptance."--Jama Kim Rattigan, Alphabet Soup Blog
"Will young readers swallow such a tongue-in-cheek take on the importance of self-acceptance? With relish."--Kirkus Reviews
"Will be a favorite for rowdy read-alouds. chuckle-inducing from cover to cover."-School Library Journal
"The underlying theme for young readers, of course, is being yourself and accepting who you are."--Reading Today
"Irreverent and decidedly Darwinian humor pioneered by the likes of Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith . spoofing everything from foodie trends to self-actualization."--Publishers Weekly, starred review