Parents' Guide to

Living Color

By Dawn Friedman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Encyclopedic view of colorful, intriguing animals.

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Young kids will be fascinated by the pictures -- some of the animals are really bizarre! -- while older kids will love the weird details. The pictures are detailed enough to stand up to scientific study and animals are grouped by color with plenty of subtitles to make it easy for kids to bounce around each page.

Did you know animals communicate with their colors? Mother Nature's rainbow animal kingdom is so colorful for two reasons: to keep animals safe and to attract mates. This detailed book showcases gorgeous illustrations of animals of every kind -- from the green African chameleon to the yellow crazy ant -- along with the scientific details that make being colorful so important.

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