Brittany Lane is a published kids book illustrator, with her debut picture book 'Rock? Plant? Animal?' set to be released with Owlkids September, 2022!
Rock? Plant? Animal?
How Nature Keeps Us Guessing
An interactive guessing-game featuring nature’s most unique adaptations and characteristics
Can you tell the difference between a rock, plant, or animal? While it might sound simple, the vast diversity of life on earth can throw us some serious curveballs! Sometimes, what looks like a plant is actually an animal. Other times, what looks like animal is actually a plant! Even things that look like living creatures can turn out to be unique rocks.
Young readers are encouraged to challenge their pre-existing ideas about the natural world in this engaging nonfiction book set up as a scientific guessing game, filled with lively illustrations and fun facts.
Each spread features a realistic illustration of either a puzzling critter, a perplexing plant or a special stone. Each picture is accompanied by a simple prompt: rock, plant or animal? The answer is revealed by turning the page to discover a beautifully detailed scene and a brief description of the “species.” Even for the most esteemed naturalists, the answers are hard to believe! Rock? Plant? Animal? lets its readers be detectives, encouraging curiosity and embracing surprise.
Great for young readers interested in natural sciences and geology
Interactive format creates an engaging reading experience that spotlights inquiry
Curriculum links to animal adaptations and biology
Focuses on uncommon and rare creatures, plants, and rocks