Many interesting, disgusting things lie hidden in the backyard! From manure fertilizer to crawling centipedes, this book teaches children the science behind gross stuff in the backyard. Fascinating, educational information about stinky corpse flowers, slithering snakes shedding skin, bloodsucking mosquitoes, and other backyard grossness are also included. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences will encourage reluctant readers to learn more about gross stuff in the backyard! Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.