Another month has absolutely flown by and here we are already in July! Which means we’ve got another fantastic author to showcase for the month. For July we’ve got the awesome story, “Fun Facts for Kids: All About Animals” written and illustrated by McKenzie Hesseling.
She brings us some great illustrations and some new fun facts that we got to learn as we read through her book. Continue reading to learn about a variety of animals that McKenzie gave us!
Fun Facts For Kids: All About Animals
We start with a kangaroo, found in Australia! This animal has a pouch and their babies are called “joeys.”
Seals can swim in icy water. Baby seals can even blend into the snow. Sounds like that is great to keep them camouflaged from other animals.
Tigers can have orange or white fur. A tiger is a very large cat, but they definitely differ from your normal house cat that hates water. They love water and even can be excellent swimmers.
Something new we learned from Mckenzie was about the hedgehog. Not only do they have their sharp quills on their back that we all recognize, it turns out they are experts at swimming! Who knew?
McKenzie continues her story of animal facts introducing us to an ostrich, the giraffe, the rhino, and the fawn. But our favorite would have to be the platypus! Such an odd creature that McKenzie lets us know “has a bill like a duck and fur like an otter. They also have a tail like a beaver and feet like a penguin too!” Four animals in one!
McKenzie dedicated her book to her family for telling her interesting things, and she’s passed on her knowledge and has given us interesting things to remember now!
They say you learn something new every day, and we enjoyed learning some new facts from her book.
Thank you McKenzie for letting us showcase your great story! Such a fun read this month! Check out our interview with McKenzie to see what other interesting things she told us!
Read The Full Interview:
My mommy for my quarantine project.
Yes and drawing illustrations to go with my stories too.
I like different animals and I wanted everyone else to know about them.
Drawing the animals and Getting to publish it.
Very Very Very Verrrry Excited!!!
To remember animal facts.
Always stick with your topic and try to think of what your story should be.
“McKenzie’s Marvelous Masterpiece – a collection of my adventures”
Meredith Costain- She’s an Australian Children’s Author
Fiction – because it is pretend and pretending is fun.