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Why Do Tigers Have Stripes?
by Mike Unwin
-- Introduces young children to fundamental aspects of nature, science and technology
-- Inspired by the questions children ask about the world around them
-- Simple text and detailed illustrations answer questions in clear, step-by-step stages
Published June 1st 2006 by Usborne Books
(first published January 1st 1993)
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Mar 30, 2011 Nichole rated it really liked it · review of another edition
My son and I read this as a part of Sonlight's P4/5 curriculum. We stayed on schedule and only read one or two pages everyday. This is an interesting book with lots of little tidbits of information. The book explains why animals look the way they do and why certain colors and/or patterns help animals survive in the wild. I'm amazed at not only how my son learned from this book, but how much I did as well. My son looked forward to reading this everyday and would often explain the things we learne ...more
Dec 21, 2012 Stephanie rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Recommended to Stephanie by: Sonlight
Another favorite of the boys. This is a fun book to be read and discussed. It teaches how animals uses, colors, patterns, and shadows for protection, hunting, and attracting the opposite sex.