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Faces of Nature Book Review

Faces of Nature Book Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
( Rating: 3 Star Rating)

If you like your animals ugly and mean, and your brain food in bites have we got a series of pretty picture books fur ya! Its the Faces of Nature-Amazing Facts about Animals series by Random House.

Author: Mymi Doinet

Hey jungle boy! If you like your animals ugly and mean, and your brain food in bites (afterall, this is the net,) have I got a series of pretty picture books for you. Each of the four books in the Faces of Nature - Amazing Facts about Animals series (which includes the laziest, loudest, meanest and ugliest) is mucho heavy on photos but then goes all nutra-slim on the words and letters.


They're great for smarty-party situations like... Did you know that the garden dormouse sleeps up to 8 months a year and very often the first to wake, devours its sleeping friends or family? This would explain their very high rate of insomnia (sleeplessness.) It's always important to learn more about the other creatures that we're crowding off this big marble, so next commercial break, pick up one of the Faces of Nature books. Maybe it will help open the doors to the animal kingdom. Just remember to keep your arms inside the ride at all times.


Faces of Nature Rating: 3


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