Dawn Cusick

PRESENTING
Learn, Laugh, Love: Children's Books | Saturday, May 16, 1:00 - 1:50, Carolina Meeting Room B
Genre(s) Childrens Nonfiction

Dawn Cusick writes award-winning nonfiction books for children that celebrate the intersection of science and fun. She is the author of Get the Scoop on Animal Poop, Get the Scoop on Animal Puke, Animal Snacks, Cool Animal Names, Animal Eggs, Animal Tongues, and the National Wildlife Federation’s Animals That Make Me Say Wow! and Animals That Make Me Say Ouch! She lives in western North Carolina and teaches general biology at Haywood Community College.

Book Title: Animals That Make Me Say Wow!

For more than forty-five years, the National Wildlife Federation has been dazzling families with amazing images and stories. Get ready to be amazed by animals that will make you say WOW! Discover jet propulsion in squid and dragonflies, camouflage in cuttlefish and katydids, photosynthesis in salamanders and sea slugs, vocal sacs in frogs, balance in giraffes and spider monkeys, and antennae fencing in crickets.

Want more? How about spiders that use air bubbles like gills, skunks that eat bees, sea slugs that steal stinging cells from jellyfish, bower birds that build sparkling nests, and jawfish that brood eggs in their mouths!

This book celebrates fascinating facts about animals from all over the world with one-of-a-kind photographs from the National Wildlife Federation archives.