The Monstrous Warthog
Nature's Freak Show: Ugly Beasts
Even the warthog's name suggests that it isn't one of the world's most beautiful creatures, and it's true. They have large flat heads covered with warts, and sharp ominous tusks. Readers will learn intriguing facts about these weird-looking animals, who may not be beautiful, but are strong and intelligent. They'll be surprised to learn that even though warthogs look really scary, they prefer staying out of danger. Accessible text addresses important elementary science concepts and vibrant images and fact boxes enliven the narrative.