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How to Speak Animal

Decode the Secret Language of Dogs, Cats, Birds, Reptiles, and More!

Lindy Mattice

144 pages
Bushel & Peck Books

Ready to unlock the secrets of the animal kingdom? From wheeking guinea pigs to periscoping rabbits, your journey begins now!

“Students will love learning more about the common pets featured in this title….The information is supported by large, clear, colorful photographs showing each distinct species. The animals in these pictures are so adorable that readers will end up wanting them all! Recommended”—School Library Connection

Why does a cat rub on my leg? What does it mean when a dog crouches low and wags his tail? And why is that bird hanging upside down? Just what are animals trying to tell us?!

Find out in How to Speak Animal, the all-in-one beginner's guide for decoding animal language—and learning to communicate back! Discover the dozens of ways that dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, hamsters, guinea pigs, horses, snakes, and fish communicate with their eyes, ears, bodies, movement, and, yes, voices!

Broken into chapters by types of animal, How to Speak Animal includes hundreds of full-color photographs, facts, and simple explanations. You’ll also find tons of extra tips to get the most out of your relationship with your animal.

Covers common animals that kids might meet, including:

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Birds
  • Fish
  • Hamsters
  • Guinea pigs
  • Hamsters
  • Reptiles