When your porcupine feels prickly,
don’t assume that she is sickly.
Our vet told us not to worry:
porcupines are never furry.
Have you ever thought about the right thing to say to a hippo or a shark? Do you know how mice like to celebrate their birthdays? If you meet a ladybug who is really a man-bug, what do you call him?
Animals big and small, soft and slippery, wise and weird reveal their oddities in these poems and paintings by Kathy DeZarn Beynette. You’ll giggle yourself silly as you discover that it’s the peculiar and persnickety things about creatures—including humans!—that make each of us so fascinating.
About that prickly porcupine: you know, some friends just aren’t supposed to be furry, and that’s okay.
Tomorrow, Saturday, September 22, 2012, at 10:30 am at our Colfax Avenue store: