Do Lizards Eat Ice Cream?
How Animals Beat the Heat
A fun and factual exploration of how animals stay cool in hot weather
Do koalas run through sprinklers? Do ants sit in front of air conditioners? No! But in ultra-hot weather, animals, like humans, have adopted creative ways of beating the heat. Written in question-and-answer format and featuring playful imagery, this summery sequel to Do Frogs Drink Hot Chocolate? encourages discussion and laughter. Humorous and accessible phrasing makes each animal adaptation easy to understand and will spark curiosity about familiar and unusual animals alike.
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"Fun and inventive pictures and ideas keep the facts in this book entertaining while children learn. "- Youth Services Book Review
"A fun way to teach children about interesting animal adaptations. .. Do Lizards Eat Ice Cream? How Animals Beat the Heat is a worthwhile book to read and may keep younger readers coming back time and time again until they memorize all of it. "- Canadian Review of Materials
"Silly questions and sensible, sometimes surprising answers show how animals cope with hot temperatures. "- Kirkus Reviews
"It is always fun for young readers to get answers to questions they may not think to ask. .. Kaner provides these answers in a format that is sure to please. "- Sal's Fiction Addiction
"Kids will find plenty to enjoy here, from the quirky questions to the fascinating answers to the cartoonlike drawings in this amusing picture book. .. Like its companion book, Kaner’s Do Frogs Drink Hot Chocolate?, this volume delivers intriguing animal facts along with a boatload of fun. "- Booklist