A crocodile sticks his head in the sand and asks his friends to guess which animal he is mimicking. A turn of the page reveals the answer: an ostrich! Next, the ostrich curls her long neck and shoots water from her mouth. Whom is she imitating? An elephant! Readers are a part of the game, wagering guesses before turning the page to find the often unexpected reveal. Painted in a stylish and saturated color palette of Pantones, this unusual book will engage children in considering animal behavior and characteristics. With an unexpectedly poignant ending, this informational yet artful storybook is unlike any before it.
The first book to feature animal charades! - An engaging, narrative, read-aloud story based around factual animal characteristics - Relates to and will inspire the imaginary play of preschool-aged children, who often mimic animals to «become» the creatures themselves - Features a bold color palette in a screen-printed style, printed in rich Pantones