A stapler with its tiny fangs Cannot outwit orangutangs. Rocks are very good at sitting, but never walk or take up knitting. Living things all feel and sense their way through every happenstance. . . . In this delightfully witty collection of poems, bestselling author Diane Ackerman shows how the senses shape and enrich the experiences of all living beings. With enchanting illustrations by Peter Sís, Animal Sense is sure to capture the imagination of readers young and old.
A collection of poems that tells how such animals as alligators, bats, penguins, bumble bees, and skunks use their different senses.