Martin highlights the lives and disguises of one dozen animals hailing from habitats from every continent but Antarctica, with camouflaged-animal searches. Captivating watercolor art immediately draws you in. . . Both art and text enhance scientific accuracy with beauty and playfulness—a rare feat. Sturdy pages, too. Do not hide this book!
—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
This nonfiction seek-and-find picture book features 12 different animals from all over the world, with unique camouflage and mimicry adaptations. . . Every animal has its own seek-and-find spread, which showcases amazing adaptations at work. The concise text is interesting and digestible for children, and the vibrant illustrations are realistic. Kids who enjoy learning about all different kinds of animals will love this title.
—School Library Journal
This book looks at 12 creatures, from the owl butterfly, to stick insects, to the three-toed sloth, that utilize color and markings to masquerade themselves for protection. . . . The illustrations bring the animals to life with the dynamic use of watercolor, pencil, and digital collage images. Each of the animals is also given a two-page seekand- find section that enables the reader to use the insight gained from the informational pages to locate the hidden animals. . . students will love learning about and searching for each of the hidden animals.
—School Library Connection