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    Unknown, Hardcover, 2010
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    Unknown, Hardcover, 2010
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    Red Wagon Books, Board book, 2003
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    Harcourt Childrens Books, Hardcover, 2003
    Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 2003
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    Red Wagon Books, Paperback, 2003
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    Ragged Bears, Hardcover, 0

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Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 4,267 Ratings and 293 Reviews

Book Description
The most fascinating part of an animal, in the minds of many young children, is the tail. Not only do kids lack such appendages, they've been told that, as tempting as they are to yank on, tails are not to be touched. Fortunately, this charming, texture-rich board book (with patches of real fake fur!) is the next best thing. A vast menagerie of cartoonish critters play and scamper around the pages... More
Book Information
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Company
BindingBoard book (7 editions)
Reading LevelBaby to Pre-K
# of Pages20
Publication Date10/01/2003
The Creators
About Matthew Van Fleet (Author) : Matthew Van Fleet is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Matthew Van Fleet include Alphabet, Dog, Monday the Bullfrog, and Monday the Bullfrog P... more
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Reader Comments
6/11/2009 Cheryl Unadorned Book Reviews said:
Extremely sturdy, this book can stand up to curious hands. The story itself is not spectacular. But the high level of interactivity more than makes up for what the storyline lacks. You can experience the bumpiness of an alligator tail and the fuzziness of a tiger tail, you can even experience the st... more

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