Sad Animal Facts
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A delightfully quirky compendium of the Animal Kingdom's more unfortunate truths, with over 150 hand-drawn illustrations to make you laugh and cry.
Have you ever wondered how expensive a jar of honey would be if a minimum wage for bees applied, or whether a dog cares what's on television when they sit next to you? Once you enter Brooke...more
this cover of this book looked so cute, i knew i needed to have it, and it was love at first page-flip. the drawings are adorable, and while i knew some of the facts already,
the way she presented them was absolutely charming.
and there were plenty of new facts! i learned:
-Strawberry poison dart frogs feed their ...more
What I liked in particular about this book was that after you have looked at all the cute pictures and read the interesting (and somewhat depressing) facts, there is a full explanation provided for each of the facts at the end of the book which gives you a lot more background information. And some of the explanations are heartbreaking!
Well worth a read if you like animals and ...more
Quick short book that gives unknown animal facts, like Zebra's can't sleep alone or Turtles breath out their butts, with a cute little picture accompanying each fact. Then at the back of the book is a little more advanced description of each animal fact. Quirky and unusual, but entertaining.
Ten Second Synopsis:
A collection of animals and the more woeful aspects of their various existences.
If you can't bring yourself to have a giggle at the woes of animals large and small, allow me to note what a sad little animal you are. This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to revel in an atmosphere of schadenfreude directed squarely at our animal friends. Most times, when a blurb promises that I will laugh out loud or that ...more
Well this was interesting! And funny... in a sad kind of way... sometimes. There's some families in here that need a capital T, as in Toxic -_-
Unless you're a Panda; Pandas like to sleep and they're not picky about where they do it. Unlike zebras who need company to do it...
Recommended for animal lovers, people with a dark sense of humor, and trivia buffs.
Each page features one silly cartoon drawing of an animal with one unusual fact about it and then a speech bubble with a witty, cutting or hilarious comment. The final twenty pages are a sort of bibliography which gives more information ...more
Anyway, this is a fun book you can read in a few minutes. I learned that ostriches are even more introverted than I am.
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