cover image The Laziest

The Laziest

Random House, Mymi Doinet. Random House Books for Young Readers, $8.99 (36pp) ISBN 978-0-375-81408-2

Why does the grass snake sleep for more than 150 days straight and the cow chew its cud for 10 to 12 hours each day? Find out in The Laziest: Amazing Facts About Lazy Animals by Mymi Doinet. Each animal gets a spread with a full-color portrait and a fact bubble that shows its habitat on the major continents (plus size, weight and favorite foods). Other titles in the paper-over-board Faces of Nature series include The Loudest: Amazing Facts About Loud Animals; The Meanest: Amazing Facts About Aggressive Animals; and The Ugliest: Amazing Facts About Ugly Animals. (Feb.)