Stick Out Your Tongue! (Hardcover)

Fantastic Facts, Features, and Functions of Animal and Human Tongues

By Joan Bonsignore, John T. Ward (Illustrator)

Peachtree Publishing Company, 9781561452309, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2001

List Price: 15.95*
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Did you know these incredible tongue facts? The anteater's tongue can stretch to the height of a two-year-old child. The archerfish uses its tongue like a squirt gun to shoot down its prey. The gecko swipes its tongue back and forth like windshield wipers to clean its eyes.
Young readers will delight in discovering fascinating facts about the unusual features and functions of animal and human tongues. Animals use their tongues in all sorts of amazing ways. In addition to tasting, tongues are used for collecting food and catching prey, cleaning fur and eyes, and even touching and smelling
This informative and entertaining investigation written by author Joan Bonsignore offers astounding tongue facts that will amaze and enchant young readers. Realistic and accurately detailed illustrations by John T. Ward depict each animal's tongue in action.