{"id":8716187847,"title":"Teeth","handle":"teeth","description":"\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/sneed-b-collard-iii\"\u003eSneed B. Collard III \u003c\/a\u003e\/ Illustrated by: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/phyllis-v-saroff\" title=\"Phyllis V. Saroff Bio\"\u003ePhyllis V. Saroff\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eWhat do you know about teeth?\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eGrind. Mash. Munch. Simple text introduces various types of teeth, while detailed explanations regarding specific animals offer further information about teeth function, structure, and number. 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Varying in vocabulary and liveliness, from quite simple to challenging, the short chunks of information will be more manageable for a somewhat older audience than is suggested by the slim, almost picture-book format. Nevertheless, these books offer interesting facts and comparisons and should attract animal lovers\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBooklist\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePacked with exciting information, this large-size picture book combines chatty prose (\"look around\") and clear, full-color illustrations to tell amazing facts about animal parts and how they work. Although the exclamation points and bold type used in the text are unnecessary, the information Collard provides is astonishing. Saroff's uncluttered watercolor graphics range from a huge close-up of a hippo's mouth to a picture of the hollow fangs of a venomous snake. 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Teeth

By: Sneed B. Collard III / Illustrated by: Phyllis V. Saroff

What do you know about teeth?

Grind. Mash. Munch. Simple text introduces various types of teeth, while detailed explanations regarding specific animals offer further information about teeth function, structure, and number. Vivid, accurate illustrations put teeth in context, from the great white shark with its rows of sharp teeth to the Cuban crocodile with its replacement teeth to the cutthroat trout with its tongue teeth. Includes a glossary and additional resources.

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Sneed B. Collard III, author

Sneed B. Collard III has been a biologist and a computer scientist. He's put his knowledge and experience to use by writing more than thirty children's books, including Many Biomes, One Earth and Beaks!. He began writing after graduating with honors in marine biology from the University of California at Berkeley. After earning his master’s in scientific instrumentation at the University of California at Santa Barbara, he continued to hone his craft while serving as a computer consultant for biologists. He lives in Missoula, Montana.

Read more about Sneed.


Phyllis V. Saroff, illustrator

Phyllis V. Saroff's illustrations has been used in children's books and magazines. She has scientific illustrations that appear on displays for wildlife management areas across the country. She currently lives in Annapolis, Maryland.

Read more about Phyllis.

  • Keystone to Reading Book Award 2009-2010

Kirkus Reviews

In this natural companion to Beaks! (2002), illustrated by Robin Brickman, Collard introduces types of teeth as well as the many uses to which they are put by wild animals, from stabbing or crushing food to displaying emotion. He also discusses numbers of teeth and how they grow, the differences between teeth and horns or antlers and the various places besides jaws that they grow in some fish. Supplemented by the occasional skull or inside close-up, Saroff's big, naturalistic head shots depict a wide variety of wildlife, artfully angled, often looking directly at viewers and, for the meat-eaters, with toothy mouths crowd-pleasingly agape. Dramatically illustrated and with information that is deftly pitched to the intended audience's level, this makes a fine choice amid the multitude of like-themed titles for either pleasure or purpose reading.

School Library Journal

As he did in Beaks!, Sneed again presents brief surveys of animal anatomy. The colorful layouts feature a topical paragraph and a bold portrait per page, and each book showcases a variety of species. The first title deals with the types and numbers of teeth that fish, reptiles, and mammals have and how they are used. Saroff's paintings, though true to life, have a shiny quality that gives them an almost surreal appearance. Sneed's comments are a bit jocular in this volume: "The lizard's all-the-same teeth are…sharp and pointy enough to hold onto a moth or beetle until the lizard has a chance to swallow it." The second book looks at wing design and the shapes of birds, insects, and mammals, as well as at prehistoric flyers and birds that no longer fly. Human fascination with flying rounds out the discussion. Brickman's paper collages of winged animals are as impressive in texture and color as they were in Beaks. Varying in vocabulary and liveliness, from quite simple to challenging, the short chunks of information will be more manageable for a somewhat older audience than is suggested by the slim, almost picture-book format. Nevertheless, these books offer interesting facts and comparisons and should attract animal lovers

Booklist

Packed with exciting information, this large-size picture book combines chatty prose ("look around") and clear, full-color illustrations to tell amazing facts about animal parts and how they work. Although the exclamation points and bold type used in the text are unnecessary, the information Collard provides is astonishing. Saroff's uncluttered watercolor graphics range from a huge close-up of a hippo's mouth to a picture of the hollow fangs of a venomous snake. A bibliography of books and Web sites and a generous glossary round out a presentation that will be great for talking about at home as well as in the classroom.

Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-58089-121-9

E-book
ISBN: 978-1-60734-116-1 EPUB

Ages: 5-8
Page count: 32
1/2 x 11