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How Do Meerkats Order Pizza?

Wild Facts about Animals and the Scientists Who Study Them

Illustrated by Brooke Barker

About The Book

In this uproariously funny and charmingly illustrated nonfiction book for middle grade readers, Brooke Barker of Sad Animal Facts introduces readers to incredible animals and the bizarre things human scientists do to understand them.

Did you know that crows never forget a face? Or that jaguars have a favorite cologne? Have you ever wondered how to pet a yeti crab? Or whether dogs can tell if you’re smiling? And just what is a burrowing bettong?

Meet these weird, wonderful animals and the equally weird and wonderful scientists who study them. From crafting fake poop to slurping up bugs with a straw, there’s nothing these amazing humans won’t do to help us learn more about the animals around us. Packed with fascinating facts, this hilarious book from the bestselling creator of Sad Animal Facts reveals secrets like why roosters crow and how meerkats make decisions as a group—and how humans can better understand the wild creatures we share the planet with.

About The Author

Chancelor Humphrey

Brooke Barker is a writer and illustrator who lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her successful Instagram account became the basis for her book, Sad Animal Facts. Brooke is also the author of How Do Meerkats Order Pizza?. Her favorite animal is the Malayan tapir. Follow her on Instagram @SadAnimalFacts.

About The Illustrator

Chancelor Humphrey

Brooke Barker is a writer and illustrator who lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her successful Instagram account became the basis for her book, Sad Animal Facts. Brooke is also the author of How Do Meerkats Order Pizza?. Her favorite animal is the Malayan tapir. Follow her on Instagram @SadAnimalFacts.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (November 22, 2022)
  • Length: 200 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781665901604
  • Grades: 3 - 7
  • Ages: 8 - 12

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