This fact-filled text with richly-detailed illustrations introduces not only the alphabet but also the wonders of the mammal world.
What mammal jumps ten feet high to avoid hungry lions?
What monkey almost always gives birth to twins?
What mammal has a nose so large that it has to be moved out the way just to eat?
What mammal has eyes that are bigger than its brain?
Jerry Pallotta and Edgar Stewart deliver an intriguing book which will fascinate young children.
About the Author
Jerry Pallotta is an award-winning author of children's alphabet books and imaginative fiction. His books combine interesting facts, detailed research, humor, and realistic illustrations that mesmerize children everywhere.
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A is the first letter of Aye-Aye. This spooky-faced animal is very hard to find. Not many people have ever seen one alive. It lives in the thick forests of Madagascar, Africa. The Aye-Aye uses its teeth and its long middle finger to dig in trees for insects to eat.
Excerpted from "The Furry Animal Alphabet Book"
Copyright © 1990 Jerry Pallotta.
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