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Teeth, Tails, and

Teeth, Tails, and Tentacles: An Animal Counting Book by Christopher Wormell

What a stunningly illustrated counting book!  Wormell's thickly lined block-print illustrations are quite spectacular. This is definitely a book that grows with the reader! It works for teaching numbers and counting, as little ones can look for and count the animal characteristic being featured (ie: the five arms of the starfish), plus it's full of interesting facts about animal physiology and habitats -- which is great for older kids.

Reading Levels
Interest Level: Preschool-Gr. 3            DRA Level: 13-14            

Grade Equivalent:  H                            Guided Reading: 1.6     

Awards and Rating
     * New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book
    * American Library Association Notable Children's Book
    * Kirkus Reviews Editor's Choice for Children's Books

Peek Inside
Below are sample illustrations and a sample spread.

We've included small versions of the illustrations (above) because we're trying to entice you to get this fabulous book. :)  But...the small images don't do the real illustrations justice. In the actual book, each vibrant illustration is full-page and is next to the corresponding number page (like in the sample spread below.) 

Where to now?

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