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What If You Had Animal Scales!?: Or other animal coats?

By Sandra Markle   Illustrated by Howard McWilliam   

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338666144 Paperback
32 Pages | 8.003" x 10.006" | Ages 4 to 8

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338811995 Ebook
32 Pages | Ages 4 to 8

If you could have any animal's coat, whose would you choose?

What if you woke up one morning and discovered your body was covered in an animal's scales, feathers, or fur instead of your own skin? How would that change your life? What If You Had Animal Scales!? is the next imaginative book in Sandra Markle's popular What If You Had series.

If you had a chinchilla's fur, you'd never need to worry about bug spray. If you had a hammerhead shark's scales, you'd be the fastest swimmer on the team! And if you had a honeybee's coat, you'd always bring home the biggest haul on Halloween.

Discover what your life would be like if you had these special coats — and find out why your skin is just right for you!

Raves & reviews:

Praise for What If You Had Animal Teeth!?:

"Will surely satisfy animal enthusiasts and trivia lovers, and dentists and parents will appreciate the mention of ways to keep human chompers healthy." — Booklist

"It's a hilarious and instructive combination that makes it clear just how variable and individually suited this aspect of anatomy is, and the art takes the concept and runs — well, chomps — with it." — Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"Delightful illustrations and factual presentations of animals make this a valuable purchase for early elementary classrooms and libraries." — Library Media Connection

"The lively text, photographs, and quirky illustrations charmingly tell a great tooth story." — International Reading Association