Peek into the shadows in this super fun and super gross sixth book in the nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read series about some of the spookiest nocturnal creatures!
How do opossums protect themselves from predators? What helps vampire bats fly? Learn the answers to these questions and discover even more fascinating facts about nocturnal animals with Dr. Ick and Sam the Dog. A create-your-own-night-creature activity is included in the backmatter for even more creepy fun!
Alison Hawkins is an illustrator based in Durham, North Carolina. As a native of Washington, DC, she grew up drawing, painting, and taking field trips to the Smithsonian. She started her career as a graphic designer and went on to work as a product designer, illustrating for apparel, toys, and greeting cards. Some of her clients include American Greetings, Universal Standard, and Discover Durham. Alison loves to explore color and hand lettering in her illustrations, as well as experiment with animation. She approaches art with a sense of humor and whimsy. She worked on children’s books The Noisy Classroom and Going Buggy!. When she is not sketching, you can find her cooking at home, hitting up a favorite coffee shop, or exploring local hiking trails with her husband and dog.
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