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2007 Editor's Choice, Booklist
2008 John Burroughs List of Nature Books for Young Readers
2008 Animal Behavior Society Outstanding Children's Book Award
2008 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children, Selector's Choice, National Science Teachers of America / Children's Book Council
2008 SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books, sponsored by Subaru and the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Review, New York Times Book Review:
Review, New York Times:
"Schwartz and Schy's vibrant book, with its passion for discovery, seems...likely to inspire young readers."
Review, School Library Journal:
"The combination of poetry, beautiful photography, and clear factual explanation is executed in all of its parts with economy and skill."
"This book will intrigue and challenge children, whether they find it individually or in a classroom setting."
Naturalist notes provided on each species.See all Editorial Reviews
This is a great book to use when teaching young children about animal defenses. I read this book to my class when I teach the Lawrence Hall of Science GEMS unit, "Hide a... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Shirley
My first graders use this book when we study animals, It is informative and engaging for the children. Good book.Published on September 21, 2013 by S. Altman
I bought this for my 2nd graders when we began a unit on camouflage. The pictures/illustrations are great but some of the pages are a bit long and obtuse for 2nd graders!Published on January 9, 2013 by Dawn R. Haney
A great nonfiction book about animals who use cammoflauge to survive. Much to learn about each animal. Read morePublished on December 19, 2012 by Rita A Fieldbinder
Great book for children to try to find animals that are camouflaged well in natural settings in woodlands.Published on February 28, 2009 by Sharon Solberg
My third graders fight over this book! I am going to buy more copies so that more can share it at one time! Read morePublished on September 23, 2008 by Constance F. Healey