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SLP Corner: Language Lesson Making Comparisons “What If You Had Animal Teeth?”

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“What If You Had Animal Teeth?” by Sandra Markle has the right combination of goofy comparisons, outrageous illustrations and fascinating animal facts to appeal to kids. Open the book and you are greeted with a child’s open mouth with the two front teeth missing. Just what WOULD happen if an animal’s teeth grew in, instead? On each double spread page, the left side introduces kids to a toothy animal like the beaver, great white shark or rattlesnake, while the right hand page illustrates similar teeth in a human child and how he might take advantage of sharp chisels, 2 inch long knife edged points, or hooked teeth that fold back into the mouth.  The clever illustrations bring animal teeth to

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