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Caldecott Honor artist Lois Ehlert invokes birds and beasts from all walks of the animal kingdom in this collection of fun, clever, and witty poems. Beautifully illustrated in Lois’s signature bold and bright collage style, this exploration of camouflage and adornment will both illuminate and delight.

About The Author

Photograph © Lillian Schultz

Lois Ehlert (1934–2021) created numerous inventive, celebrated, and bestselling picture books, including Chicka Chicka Boom BoomHoley Moley, The Scraps BookMiceTen Little CaterpillarsRRRalphLots of SpotsBoo to You!Leaf ManWaiting for WingsPlanting a RainbowGrowing Vegetable Soup, and Color Zoo, which received a Caldecott Honor. 

About The Illustrator

Photograph © Lillian Schultz

Lois Ehlert (1934–2021) created numerous inventive, celebrated, and bestselling picture books, including Chicka Chicka Boom BoomHoley Moley, The Scraps BookMiceTen Little CaterpillarsRRRalphLots of SpotsBoo to You!Leaf ManWaiting for WingsPlanting a RainbowGrowing Vegetable Soup, and Color Zoo, which received a Caldecott Honor. 

Product Details

  • Publisher: Beach Lane Books (April 5, 2011)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781442436749
  • Grades: P - 2
  • Ages: 3 - 7

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Awards and Honors

  • CCBC Choices (Cooperative Children's Book Council)
  • Young Hoosier Book Award Nominee (IN)

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