Now You See Them, Now You Don't

Now You See Them, Now You Don't

Poems About Creatures That Hide

Book - 2016
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Find me
if you can. . .
for if you
don't,
I'll be here
tomorrow . . .
you
won't.
 
Animals and insects use camouflage to hide from hunters or to ambush prey. Stealth is a very useful technique when it comes to survival. In this fun and informative collection of poems, we meet animals such as the polar bear and the octopus; the ghost crab and the copperhead snake; and many more that use camouflage to hunt or to hide.
 
Giles Laroche's intricate cut-paper illustrations are beautiful and life-like. Readers will have to look carefully or run the risk of a hunter sneaking up on them.
 
Back matter offers additional information about each of the nineteen animals.
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781580896108
Branch Call Number: J 591.472 Har
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly colour illustrations ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Laroche, Giles - Illustrator

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cmlibrary_rkimray May 02, 2016

You'll find this one shelved with the books about animal adaptations, but it teaches through a series of poems about camouflage. Cut-paper illustrations make this one lovely enough to share selections as read-alouds for storytime!

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cmlibrary_rkimray May 02, 2016

cmlibrary_rkimray thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 5 and 10

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