Porcupines (Welcome To The World Of.)
Porcupines (Welcome to the World of.)
Watch out! With 30,000 quills, the porcupine is one sharp animal. But prickles aren't the only interesting thing about this creature. Did you know that porcupines are born with all their quills? Or that they clatter their teeth, warning enemies to stay away? To discover more, flip through Welcome to the World of Porcupines -- but look out for the quills!
About the series: Each book in the Welcome to the World of Series introduces children to wildlife through color photographs, lively description and amazing facts.
About the Author
Diane Swanson specializes in nature writing for children. She is the author of many books, including Safari Beneath the Sea, which won the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Non-Fiction for Children. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.