Sniff your way into the world of stinky things in this super fun book in a nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read series about all the grossest things!
Did you know that some species of skunks do a handstand before they spray their stinky musk, and that their spray can hit a target up to twelve feet away? Or that leopard urine smells like…buttered popcorn? This book will focus on some of the stinkiest things on the planet, like bodily odors, animal smells, and smelly things found in nature.
Alison Hawkins is an illustrator based in Durham, North Carolina. As a native of Washington, DC, she grew up drawing, painting, and taking field trips to the Smithsonian. She started her career as a graphic designer and went on to work as a product designer, illustrating for apparel, toys, and greeting cards. Some of her clients include American Greetings, Universal Standard, and Discover Durham. Alison loves to explore color and hand lettering in her illustrations, as well as experiment with animation. She approaches art with a sense of humor and whimsy. She worked on children’s books The Noisy Classroom and Going Buggy!. When she is not sketching, you can find her cooking at home, hitting up a favorite coffee shop, or exploring local hiking trails with her husband and dog.
Nonfiction for newly independent readers has never smelled so good! With a humorous tone, this title takes the sense of smell and provides a well-balanced introduction to the topic in an engaging way... This title would be useful and fun for sharing with groups or for a class exploring the sense of smell.