Author(s): Dawn Cusick
This book is hot blooded! And cold blooded! And green blooded! In fact, when you dive into the world of animals and their blood, things can get pretty gross and weird. And we know you like gross and weird! In this installment of the award-winning Get the Scoop series, you will find out why deep-diving mammals have larger blood cells and more of them. And how vampire bats prefer their bloody breakfast. And why stink bugs have green blood, while horned lizards squirt blood from their eyes. Featuring more than 250 animal blood facts along with more than 200 color photos, with this book, you will be neck deep in bloody science fun.
Dawn Cusick has authored a dozen nonfiction children's books that have won national and international awards from the Animal Behavior Society, the National Science Teachers Association, the Children's Book Council's Children's Choice competition, and more. Her books have been profiled on NPR and Yahoo News. She teaches biology at Haywood Community College in western North Carolina.