Carnivores (Hardcover)

By Aaron Reynolds, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
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Description


The lion is king of the jungle
The great white shark is sovereign of the seas
The timber wolf is emperor of the forests
But . . . it's lonely at the top of the food chain. It's difficult to fit in when plant eaters can be so cruel just because you ate a relative of theirs that one time What's a carnivore to do? Aaron Reynolds's roaringly funny text is perfectly paired with Dan Santat's mouthwatering illustrations, creating a toothsome book that's sure to stand out from the herd.

About the Author


Aaron Reynolds loves bugs and loves books, so Tiger Moth was a perfect blend of both. Reynolds is the author of several great books for kids, including Chicks and Salsa, which Publishers Weekly called "a literary fandango." Reynolds had no idea what "fandango" meant. After looking it up in the dictionary, he learned the word means "playful and silly behavior." Reynolds hopes to write several more fandangos in the future. He lives near Chicago with his wife, two kids, and four insect-obsessed cats.

Dan Santat, the author and illustrator of The Guild of Geniuses. He's also developing his own animated television show.

Praise For…


"An irreverent, toothsome tale championing self acceptance."--Jama Kim Rattigan, Alphabet Soup Blog

"Will young readers swallow such a tongue-in-cheek take on the importance of self-acceptance? With relish."--Kirkus Reviews

"Will be a favorite for rowdy read-alouds. chuckle-inducing from cover to cover."-School Library Journal

"The underlying theme for young readers, of course, is being yourself and accepting who you are."--Reading Today

"Irreverent and decidedly Darwinian humor pioneered by the likes of Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith . spoofing everything from foodie trends to self-actualization."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

Product Details
ISBN: 9780811866903
ISBN-10: 0811866904
Publisher: Chronicle Books (CA)
Publication Date: August 20th, 2013
Pages: 40
Language: English