WHAT IF YOU HAD ANIMAL EYES!? By Sandra Markle is a fascinating nonfiction picture book examining the science of eyes.
Each book in the series includes the same elements. Eleven, two-page spreads introduce animals and facts about their eyes. Comparisons are then made with human eyes. The book concludes with benefits of human eyes, the science of eyes, and how to maintain healthy eyes.
Librarians will find the “What If You Had” series to be fun way to explore animal characteristics. Use the six books small groups. Then, use the Build Your Wild Self website at http://www.buildyourwildself.com/ to extend the experience through both science and creative writing.
Published by Scholastic on September 29, 2017. ARC courtesy of the publisher.