From School Library Journal
ea. vol: illus. by author. unpaged. Grosset. Oct. 1985. PSm $4.95. PreSchool-Grade 2 The rhyming texts and brilliant illustrations of these small picture books provide youngsters with the opportunity to find camouflaged insects and animals, while they introduce new words, such as grotesque and bizarre. How to Hide a Butterfly includes a butterfly that looks like a leaf and an inchworm that looks like a twig. In . . .Octopus, Heller writes, "The/ DECORATOR CRAB/ is drab/ and/ will not rest/ until its dressed,/ so/ it proceeds/ to don/ some/ weeds/ and barnacles/ and sponge,/ you/ see,/ and/ even/ an. . ./ anemone." . . . Polar Bear offers familiar mammals for children to locate against their natural backgrounds. Illustrations are bright, detailed, and sure to appeal to children. These three books would be a welcome addition to a library's science section. Zenata W. Pierre, Portland Public Schools, Oreg.
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