Poop: A Natural History of the Unmentionable (Hardcover)

By Nicola Davies, Neal Layton (Illustrator)
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What’s better than POOP? Mini POOP!

Hippos navigate by it, sloths keep in touch through it, dung beetles eat it . . . and most grown-ups would rather not to mention it. Meanwhile, scientists who study animal feces find out all sorts of things, such as how many insects a bat eats or just what method a T. rex used to devour a triceratops 70 million years ago. However you look at it, poop is the quintessential prototype for recycling and practically the most useful stuff on earth. Take a peek at POOP, the mini edition, and find out all you need to know — what it’s for, where it goes, and how much we can learn from it.

About the Author


Nicola Davies is a zoologist and writer. She has written many children's books on natural history topics such as the human body, whales, oceans, bats, and flowers.

Neal Layton is the author of several children's books, including "Hot Hot Hot" and the Smarties Prize-winning "Oscar and Arabella," He has illustrated more than 40 children's titles.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780763635442
ISBN-10: 0763635448
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Publication Date: August 14th, 2007
Pages: 61
Language: English