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A bestseller in hardcover, this companion volume to the author's "Slugs and "Bugs reveals how surprisingly useful these furry, stinky creatures are. Fans of "Slugs and "Bugs will delight in this newest celebration of a creepy creature. In a rave review on NPR's "Weekend Edition, " Scott Simon and Daniel Pinkwater joked that "Skunks was "a real stinker of a book" and ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published August 1st 2003 by Megan Tingley Books
(first published July 1st 1903)
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What? Can I say it again WHAT? Perhaps scream it WHAT!!!?????? I am not opposed to skunks...they are Gods creatures...just don't mess with them or they will spray. They are sort of cute and Pepe L' Peux is a history right. Tomorrow at the library we are meeting a skunk that has been deskunked of skunk smell. I wanted to read something fun about skunks. This book is just weird. Six inches past bizarre, 4 points from good and I almost wanted to throw the book across the room. I am going to be ...more
This book was pretty good. It was filled with a ton of big words that would be hard for the younger grades to read. It is also a bit of a tongue twister, which also makes it hard to read! I think the reason this book was written was for entertainment! There weren't many lessons in this book, but I liked the silliness of it!
Dec 04, 2010 Mekia rated it it was amazing
This is a real funny book! It talks about different things that skunks could be used for (i.e. watering your grass, pulling Santa's sled, marrying a skunk, etc.), and this whole book is basically a tongue twister.