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The Queen’s Shadow

By: Cybele Young


The Queen’s Shadow: A Story about how Animals See

Summary: Uses the story of someone stealing a Queen’s shadow at a ball to illustrate the different types of vision that various animals have, including chameleons, sharks, lancehead snakes, dragonflies, pigeons, and sea urchins.

Rating: 3 ***

Covers how different animals see different things and ways than humans. Young makes a mystery case that needs to be solved and the animals are able to give evidence that it was not them based on what they can and cannot see.

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