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How to Talk to a Tiger . . . And Other Animals How Critters Communicate in the Wild

How to Talk to a Tiger . . . And Other Animals

How Critters Communicate in the Wild

By Jason Bittel
Illustrator Kelsey Buzzell


Price: $24.99

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  • Publication Date: April 13, 2021
  • Imprint: Magic Cat
  • Trim Size: 9 14 x 11 25
  • ISBN: 9781419752117
  • Page Count: 64
  • Illustrations: Full-color illustrations throughout
  • Rights: North America

A quirky compendium of animal chatterboxes

Ever wanted to talk to a tiger? Or chatter with a cheetah? Or yak with a yak? This book brings together a babble of more than 100 beasties and explores the amazing ways they talk to each other. From fish that fart to alligators that dunk to fire worms that flash, you’ll discover that wildlife have the strangest ways of sending a message . . .


"Readers will be astounded to discover the way animals’ unique physical characteristics. . .sure to be loved by animal and science lovers alike."

Jason Bittel talks about the inspiration for the book

About the author

In his own words, Jason Bittel “writes about weird animals for a living.” He contributes to National Geographic News, Smithsonian Magazine, Washington Post, Nature, and Slate, and serves up science for picky eaters on his website, Bittel Me This. He lives in Pittsburgh with his wife, son, and two tiny wolves. Kelsey Buzzell is an Oregon-born designer, illustrator, teacher, cat lover, thrifty vintage finder, and avocado eater living in Springfield, Oregon. She finds regular inspiration from the Pacific Northwest where the forests, rocky beaches, and high desert are home to all sorts of enchanting flora and fauna.