Butt or Face by Kari Lavelle


In a nutshell:

  • Format: Hardcover Picture Book
  • Price: $14.99
  • Publication Date: July 11, 2023
  • ISBN: 9781728271170
  • Audience: Ages 4 to 8
  • Edelweiss: https://www.edelweiss.plus/?sku=1728271177&g=4400
  • Summary:
    • Can YOU tell a butt from a face? Discover fascinating facts about animals with this hilarious guessing game picture book!
    • Also included are factual animal details along with how these animals use camouflage or other trickery to engage with their home. Readers will discover animals like the Cuyaba dwarf frog whose backside looks like a pair of eyes, the Mary River turtle that breathes through its butt, and many more!
  • Key Selling Points:
    • A hilarious and irreverent STEM book: Learn great facts about animals while laughing your rear off! This book is equally informative and hilarious.
    • Interactive quiz format: Reader guesses before flipping the page to reveal the answer, so there’s an interactive element for an added layer of fun
    • Series: Hold onto your butts! We’re currently planning a second book with MORE funny butts and faces.
  • Author:
    • KARI LAVELLE is the author of We Move the World (HarperCollins 2021) as well as the forthcoming An Ode to Grapefruit – a picture book biography of James Earl Jones (Knopf 2024). She is a member of SCBWI and 12×12 and enjoys taking classes at the Writing Barn. She lives in Austin, Texas.