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Why are parrots able to talk? What do pandas like to eat? Why don't chickens fly? Why do cat's eyes glow in the dark? These and 35 more intriguing questions about animals are answered and explained in this fascinating book.

Each subject includes a special "To the Parent" section, giving additional information for use when giving further explanations to the child.

The 7-page "Growing-Up Album" in the back of the book invites the child to do written excercises, using information from the book.

Click the INDEX button for the complete contents of the book. The SPREAD button opens a double page from Familiar Animals, showing the lively combination of text and illustrations.