What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?

Steve Jenkins, Author, Robin Page, Joint Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $16 (32p) ISBN 978-0-618-25628-0
Steve Jenkins contributes another artistically wrought, imaginatively conceived look at the natural world. What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? by Jenkins and wife Robin Page, stages a guessing game. Illustrated with Jenkins's trademark cut-paper art, one spread will show animals' tails (or noses, ears, etc.) as text asks variations of the titular question; turn the page, and the whole bodies of the animals are shown as answers are supplied (""If you're a lizard, you break off your tail to get away""; ""If you're a scorpion, your tail can give a nasty sting""). Four pages of illustrated endnotes deliver meaty profiles of the 30 featured creatures.
Reviewed on: 03/24/2003
Release date: 03/01/2003
Paperback - 32 pages - 978-0-618-99713-8
Prebound-Glued - 32 pages - 978-0-606-23995-0
Hardcover - 1 pages - 978-1-4619-1036-7
Prebound-Glued - 32 pages - 978-1-68065-254-3
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