Burning questions of the animal world are answered here: Does a bird have a big black wet nose? Does a fish have a long...

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DO PIGS HAVE STRIPES?

Burning questions of the animal world are answered here: Does a bird have a big black wet nose? Does a fish have a long tongue? With a loud ""No"" to every question but one, Walsh's debut acts less as a primer in zoology than as a template of the question-and-answer format. It may be a toddler's first quiz book. Simple, Lucy Cousins-like illustrations reinforce the regularly paced queries, with rough forms against bright backgrounds. The work is easily mastered, and doesn't bear rereading, but certainly has its charms.

Pub Date: March 1, 1996

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: 34

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Feb. 15, 1996