Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Skunks” as Want to Read:
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview


4.11  ·  Rating Details ·  9 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
The stinky way skunks defend themselves is just one of 14 topics in this clearly written book. Kids find out why skunks are black and white, where they live, how they raise their young, how they hunt and much more. The easy-to-read text and accurate, detailed illustrations of the Kids Can Press Wildlife Series provide a perfect learning resource for young children and ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 1st 2006 by Kids Can Press
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Skunks, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Skunks

Community Reviews

(showing 1-25)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Nov 09, 2009 Beth rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Did you know that the spotted skunk does a handstand before spraying its musk at potential predators? Or that skunks eat snakes? This picture book covers species, habitat, anatomy, feeding habits and more of these black and white nocturnal mammals. Written in simple language and illustrated with vibrant and painstaking detail, the narrative is punctuated by boxed “Skunk Facts” on each page. Illustrator Nancy Gray makes the natural world nearly tangible. Each animal, each leaf has a unique look, ...more
Jun 03, 2011 Mary rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Really good book on skunks and their importance in life. Esther chose this book.
Jarom rated it liked it
Nov 03, 2009
Lil rated it liked it
Mar 22, 2014
Courtenay rated it really liked it
Apr 08, 2015
Oct 15, 2014 Bee rated it really liked it
Great non-fiction book for children. Fun cats and fantastic photos!
John Mcgoldrick
Sep 10, 2013 John Mcgoldrick rated it really liked it
Shelves: children-s-books
Fantastic book about one of nature's least appreciated creatures.
Davin rated it it was amazing
Apr 27, 2014
Familyarrington rated it it was amazing
Jan 26, 2016
Janell's Kids
Janell's Kids marked it as to-read
May 15, 2009
Adrienne Mason
Feb 24, 2012 Adrienne Mason added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Jane added it
Jan 28, 2014
J. marked it as to-read
Jul 06, 2014
Melissa Boyd
Melissa Boyd marked it as to-read
Nov 02, 2014
Amit Sharma
Amit Sharma marked it as to-read
Nov 19, 2014
Ronnie Ridpath
Ronnie Ridpath marked it as to-read
Dec 19, 2014
Sarah added it
Jun 24, 2015
Jennifer Leasure
Jennifer Leasure marked it as to-read
Jul 15, 2015
Beth marked it as to-read
Sep 29, 2015
Brooke added it
Feb 25, 2016
Chelsea Hall
Chelsea Hall marked it as to-read
Apr 28, 2016
Noriko marked it as to-read
May 18, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »