Do Lizards Eat Ice Cream?: How Animals Beat the Heat

by Etta Kaner (Author) Jenna Piechota (Illustrator)

Do Lizards Eat Ice Cream?: How Animals Beat the Heat
Reading Level: K − 1st Grade
Do koalas run through sprinklers? Do ants sit in front of air conditioners? No! But in ultra-hot weather, animals and humans alike have adopted creative ways of beating the heat. From lizards that dance to keep their feet cool, to elephants that use their ears like fans, this funny and informative book reveals how animals adapt to survive warm weather. Written in question-and-answer format and featuring playful imagery, this summery sequel to Do Frogs Drink Hot Chocolate? encourages discussion and laughter. Questions and fun facts are paired with comical illustrations of animals trying human tactics to keep cool. Humorous and accessible phrasing makes each animal adaptation easy to understand and will spark curiosity about the unfamiliar animals readers will meet. Don't miss the companion title, Do Frogs Drink Hot Chocolate?.

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Review quotes

"Silly questions and sensible, sometimes surprising answers show how animals cope with hot temperatures."—Kirkus Reviews
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Publication date
October 20, 2020

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