Pink Is for Blobfish: Discovering the World's Perfectly


Pink Is for Blobfish: Discovering the World's Perfectly Pink Animals I didn t know there were so many different pink animals in the world But what kind of a book on pink critters doesn t include the flamingo and the piggy Ok, so the animals in this book are all wild, so I ll excuse the piggy But the flamingo Is it because the roseate spoonbill was included, and that bird is too much like the flamingo except for the beak Anyway, I did learn quite a bit about the animals included here I have to agree that the blobfish is pretty ugly, but the picture in the I didn t know there were so many different pink animals in the world But what kind of a book on pink critters doesn t include the flamingo and the piggy Ok, so the animals in this book are all wild, so I ll excuse the piggy But the flamingo Is it because the roseate spoonbill was included, and that bird is too much like the flamingo except for the beak Anyway, I did learn quite a bit about the animals included here I have to agree that the blobfish is pretty ugly, but the picture in the book seems to be out of water, and somewhere I think I read that blobfish look different in the water not quite so ugly I could be wrong, though I do like like that the author provided information on threats to and predators of each animal Guess what s threatening most of them Habitat destruction people One thing I wish the author had included is a size comparison chart In the photos all the animals are shown the same size, yet if you look at the actual sizes stated on the right hand side of each 2 page spread, some are tiny, while others are huge For example, the Hopkins rose nudibranch looks so big in the photo, but it s really only 8 10 of an inch to 1.2 inches in length eentsy I was excited to read that a new species of river dolphin was discovered in 2014 I have a particular fondness for the pink river dolphins of theI was also interested to read that the naked mole rat had the ability to stay cancer free Having cancer myself, I d love to know their secret I had never heard of red uakaris What s interesting about them is that the pinker redder their faces are, the healthier and thereforeattractive to potential mates they will be One animal that was included that I didn t expect was the hippopotamus Apparently it oozes a pink sweat to protect itself from sunburn The most amazing critter in the book, however, was the pink fairy armadillo Now, most armadillos are pretty big, but this little thing is only 4 inches long, pink on top with white on the bottom, and kinda cute It looks like a cross between an armadillo, a mole, and a caterpillar I d love to see a book like this for other colors of animals Wouldn t that be fun I think young readers and older ones too will enjoy this book, even without the flamingo Recommended This a superbly written and clever picture book about the world of pink animals The pictures illustrations are stunning This will make for a great read aloud for MS especially tackling organizational patterns butspecifically classifications I sure hope students enjoy the interesting topic as they explore their own topics to research. If you were to ask a roomful of students to play a word association game using the primary, red, blue, and yellow, and secondary, orange, green and violet, colors, will all their answers be the same Based upon their ages, past experiences and thinking processes certainly some answers will be identical For the same reasons many will be different Colors are attached to some powerful memories.If you were to throw out a shade made when adding white to a primary color such as pink, what will they If you were to ask a roomful of students to play a word association game using the primary, red, blue, and yellow, and secondary, orange, green and violet, colors, will all their answers be the same Based upon their ages, past experiences and thinking processes certainly some answers will be identical For the same reasons many will be different Colors are attached to some powerful memories.If you were to throw out a shade made when adding white to a primary color such as pink, what will they say Does pink remind them of cotton candy, cherry blossoms, roses, candy or cupcakes, flamingos, pigs or tongues I ll bet not a single one would reply with the title of this new book, Pink Is For Blobfish Discovering the World s Perfectly Pink Animals The World of Weird Animals series Alfred A Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children s Books, February 2, 2016 Zoologist Jess Keating How To Outrun A Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied, How To Outswim A Shark Without A Snorkel, and How To Outfox Your Friends When You Don t Have A Clue has authored one of the most captivating and fun nonfiction books of 2016.My full review Do you think pink is only for princesses Then you should take a look to this book In it you will find seventeen fascinating animals such as tarantulas, river dolphins, armadillos, rat moles and uakaris animals from 0.5 inch to 14 feet long animals from every continent animals who live in rivers, rain forests, ponds, swamps and underwater all of them pink.Many interesting facts are explained in a funny way The books has pictures and cartoons, and also a glossary and a map at the end.Amusin Do you think pink is only for princesses Then you should take a look to this book In it you will find seventeen fascinating animals such as tarantulas, river dolphins, armadillos, rat moles and uakaris animals from 0.5 inch to 14 feet long animals from every continent animals who live in rivers, rain forests, ponds, swamps and underwater all of them pink.Many interesting facts are explained in a funny way The books has pictures and cartoons, and also a glossary and a map at the end.Amusing science is always welcome Highly recommended Age range 6 to 9 years old.Findchildren s book reviews in Reviews in Chalk Perfect for my 3rd graders Love the structure and great photographs Jess s writing is clever and fun Readers are in for a treat with this book I read an early e copy and I cannot wait to hold the real copy in my hands and pass on to students Pinkalicious meets National Geographic in this nonfiction picture book introducing the weirdest, wildest, pinkest critters in the animal kingdom Some people think pink is a pretty color A fluffy, sparkly, princess y color But it s so much Sure, pink is the color of princesses and bubblegum, but it s also the color of monster slugs and poisonous insects Not to mention ultra intelligent dolphins, naked mole rats and bizarre, bloated blobfish Isn t it about time to rethink pink Slip on your rose colored glasses and take a walk on the wild side with zoologist Jess Keating, author of How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied, and cartoonist David DeGrand A New York Public Library Best Book for Kids,TheAmbassador to Young People s Science and Nature books is unquestionably the blobfish Shelftalker Readers will never look at pink the same way Publishers Weekly ➷ [Reading] ➹ Gender in Psychoanalytic Space By Muriel Dimen ➬ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk wildest ❴KINDLE❵ ❆ Insight and Interpretation Author Roy Schafer – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk pinkest critters in the animal kingdom Some people think pink is a pretty color A fluffy ❮Reading❯ ➳ Good People in an Evil Time ➬ Author Svetlana Broz – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk sparkly [EPUB] ✵ On a Day Like This By Peter Stamm – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk princess y color But it s so much Sure ➫ [Ebook] ➦ Heart to Start By Derek Handley ➶ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk pink is the color of princesses and bubblegum [BOOKS] ⚣ Light without Fire By Scott Korb – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk but it s also the color of monster slugs and poisonous insects Not to mention ultra intelligent dolphins [Ebook] ➠ Secrecy By Rupert Thomson – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk naked mole rats and bizarre [KINDLE] ❅ The Silence and the Roar By Nihad Sirees – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk bloated blobfish Isn t it about time to rethink pink Slip on your rose colored glasses and take a walk on the wild side with zoologist Jess Keating [PDF / Epub] ★ Hard Country ✈ Robin Robilliard – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk author of How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied ➛ [KINDLE] ❅ The Whale Rider By Witi Ihimaera ➥ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and cartoonist David DeGrand A New York Public Library Best Book for Kids,TheAmbassador to Young People s Science and Nature books is unquestionably the blobfish Shelftalker Readers will never look at pink the same way Publishers Weekly I only read this book because I needed something for the PopSugar Reading Challenge that had my favorite color in the title Yes, I have The Secret History of the Pink Carnation on audio, but what with how many other audio books I have waiting for me I m addicted to Audible , I m not sure I ll get to it by the end of the year So after a search for other books with pink in the title, I decided this one looked suitably easy, plus it was available online at my library But it turned out it was I only read this book because I needed something for the PopSugar Reading Challenge that had my favorite color in the title Yes, I have The Secret History of the Pink Carnation on audio, but what with how many other audio books I have waiting for me I m addicted to Audible , I m not sure I ll get to it by the end of the year So after a search for other books with pink in the title, I decided this one looked suitably easy, plus it was available online at my library But it turned out it was also a very cute and informative children s book, and I learned about animals I d never heard of I m sure I would have loved this as a kid My favorite was the Hopkins Rose Nudibrach A very cute hermaphroditic sea creature Used for PopSugar 2018 Reading Challenge prompt A book with your favorite color in the title Nate gives this one 5 stars It s a great book about weird pink animals Perfect amount of text and nice, big, interesting photos of some really fascinating animals We had a great time reading this one last night Lots of laughs too Don t miss this one for your own kids. I ll be honest I was completely fascinated and slightly weirded out, when I first saw the Pink is for Blobfish cover TheI read about the book, thecurious I became to learn just what a pink blobfish was, and just what other pink creatures may exist in our world Zoologist author Jess Keating walks readers through a number of familiar and unfamiliar pink shaded creatures, including the naked mole rat, the pinky pygmy seahorse and the pink fairy armadillos For each animal, Keating de I ll be honest I was completely fascinated and slightly weirded out, when I first saw the Pink is for Blobfish cover TheI read about the book, thecurious I became to learn just what a pink blobfish was, and just what other pink creatures may exist in our world Zoologist author Jess Keating walks readers through a number of familiar and unfamiliar pink shaded creatures, including the naked mole rat, the pinky pygmy seahorse and the pink fairy armadillos For each animal, Keating dedicates a two page spread, including photographs, descriptions and fun scientific facts, all designed to challenge burgeoning young minds Though Keating makes her information friendly and accessible with cheerful illustrations that will engage readers into looking at these creatures with a different eye, she also challenges readers to think harder and deeper about what they re reading Her use of Latin names and terms like eusocial I wasn t even really sure what that meant will inspire curious readers to researchabout these animals, and about science in general All in all, this book is a winner all around Bottom line Jess Keating has written a enjoyable, educational and accessible book for young readers who are looking to better apply their love of pink and for science Highly recommend for all young readers, especially for those who are looking to learnabout unique creatures and explore their love of science


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About the Author: Jess Keating

Find her on Twitter Jess_Keating and on Instagram JessKeatingBooks As a zoologist, author, and illustrator, Jess Keating has been sprayed by skunks, bitten by crocodiles, and victim to the dreaded papercut Her books blend science, humor, creativity, and adventure, and include the acclaimed My Life is a Zoo middle grade trilogy, the picture book biography, Shark Lady, and the award winning World of Weird Animals series, which launched with Pink is for Blobfish Her new middle grade series, Elements of Genius releases in July 2019, starting with Nikki Tesla and the Ferret Proof Death Ray You can find her on Twitter Jess_Keating, or on her website www.jesskeating.com, where she shares free videos, art, other resources to spark curiosity and creativity You can also check out her Write with Jess Keating video series on Youtube, geared towards inspiring young writers in the classroom.