Snails Are Just My Speed!

Snails Are Just My Speed!

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Did you know snails build roads like engineers and go undercover in camouflage like spies? Did you know they can be smaller than a seed or bigger than a grown-up's hand? Kevin McCloskey mixes snail science, art, and hilarity for the newest book in his Giggle and Learn series, praised by The New York Times as "a winning combination of facts and gross-out fun."

Author: Kevin McCloskey
Publisher: Toon Books
Published: 05/01/2018
Pages: 40
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.35lbs
Size: 5.90h x 9.10w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9781943145270
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 2.6
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 193704 / Snails Are Just My Speed! a Toon Book


Review Citation(s):
Booklist 04/15/2018 pg. 37
Kirkus Reviews 03/01/2018
School Library Journal 05/01/2018 pg. 125
Shelf Awareness 05/08/2018
Publishers Weekly 05/14/2018
Horn Book Magazine 07/01/2018 pg. 136
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2018 pg. 157 - Superior,Well Above Average

About the Author
Kevin McCloskey is the author of the critically acclaimed TOON Books Giggle and Learn series and an illustration professor at Pennsylvania's Kutztown University. After writing this book, Kevin is practically a snail expert, but he can't tell us whether the snails served in restaurants are tasty - he's never eaten one. What's the closest he's come to trying snails? Kevin says, Sometimes, when I cook artichokes, I put a clove of garlic in the leaves. Then when they're cooked, I forget I put the garlic in and I think there's a slug in my food.