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What If You Had Animal Teeth?

What If You Had Animal Teeth?

by Sandra Markle Illustrated by Howard McWilliam
If you could have any animal's front teeth, whose would you choose?



WHAT IF YOU HAD ANIMAL TEETH? takes children on a fun, informative, and imaginative journey as they explore what it would be like if their own front teeth were replaced by those of a different animal. Featuring a dozen animals (beaver, great white shark, narwhal, elephant, rattlesnake, naked mole rat, hippopotamus, crocodile, and more), this book explores how different teeth are especially adapted for an animal's survival. At the end of the book, children will discover why their own teeth are just right for them. And they'll also get a friendly reminder to take good care of their teeth, because they're the only teeth they'll ever have. Each spread features a photograph of the animal using its specialized teeth on the left and a humorous illustrated image of a child using that animal's teeth on the right.
 
Ages
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Lexile Measure
930L
DRA
24
Guided Reading
M
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
32

About the Author and Illustrator

Sandra Markle Sandra Markle is the author of more than 200 nonfiction books for children, and has won numerous awards for this work.
Howard McWilliam Howard McWilliam is a children's book illustrator.

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