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Different? Same! / written by Heather Tekavec ; illustrated by Pippa Curnick.

Tekavec, Heather, 1969- (author.). Curnick, Pippa, (illustrator.).

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Summary:

This clever picture book introduces the concept of animal characteristics by highlighting how there can be both differences and similarities within a group. For example, the zebra gallops, the bumblebee flies, the lemur leaps and the tiger prowls. But look closer now ... they all have STRIPES!? And so it goes. Again and again, readers will be surprised to find that a group of four seemingly different animals all have one trait in common --- whiskers, horns, shells and the like --- for a total of thirteen traits in all. Observant children will notice that one of the animals from each group also appears on the following spread with three new animals that have a different characteristic in common. Finally, all forty of the featured animals are shown together, and readers are asked to search for those with specific characteristics not already covered in the book --- for example, those with spots, those who live in the ocean, or those with six or more legs.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library EX TEKAV (Text) 37801000672970 Juvenile Easy Book System_Only_3months 12/19/2020 Checked out 03/13/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781771385657
  • ISBN: 1771385650
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 26 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, 2017.

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This clever picture book introduces the concept of animal characteristics by highlighting how there can be both differences and similarities within a group. For example, the zebra gallops, the bumblebee flies, the lemur leaps and the tiger prowls. But look closer now ... they all have STRIPES!? And so it goes. Again and again, readers will be surprised to find that a group of four seemingly different animals all have one trait in common --- whiskers, horns, shells and the like --- for a total of thirteen traits in all. Observant children will notice that one of the animals from each group also appears on the following spread with three new animals that have a different characteristic in common. Finally, all forty of the featured animals are shown together, and readers are asked to search for those with specific characteristics not already covered in the book --- for example, those with spots, those who live in the ocean, or those with six or more legs. Provided by publisher.
Subject: Animals > Juvenile literature
Pattern perception > Juvenile literature

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