Being a Toucan

by Katherine Ponka

Part of a Series: Can You Imagine?.

“Imagine if your nose were one-third the size of your body!” Covering everything from habitat and coloring to tongue shape and sleeping positions, this engaging volume invites readers to consider life as a canopy-dwelling toucan. The book begins with a breakdown of the layers of the rainforest and a map of toucan distribution. Vibrant, full-page photographs showing toucan chicks and play-fighting adults illustrate the diverse topic headings, among them “On the Perch” and “Playing and Talking.” Paired with the informative paragraphs are several “Imagine that!” thought bubbles, presenting factoids such as “Toucans hardly ever leave the tops of the trees to walk on the ground.” Back matter includes a glossary of words boldfaced in the main text, book and Web-site resources, and an index.

ISBN: 9781482401301

JLG Release: October 2014

JLG Member Price

Out of Stock

Series Nonfiction: Science 3-5

Grades 3-5


12 books / $20.25 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book


    Hardcover edition


    Gareth Stevens

    Page Count


    Trim Size

    8 1/2" x 8 1/2"

    Dewey Classification


    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 4.2, Points: 0.5


    Level: 600L

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