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Kevin McCloskey


“Snails Are Just My Speed”


Kutztown, PA


Kevin McCloskey is a Professor of Illustration at Kutztown University of PA. He is also the author author and illustrator of the Giggle and Learn Series for Toon Books. He has traveled the country from the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia to the California Academy of Sciences sharing fascinating facts about common creatures.

About "Snails Are Just My Speed"

Did you know snails build roads like engineers and go undercover in camouflage like spies? Did you know they can be smaller than a seed or bigger than a grown-up’s hand? Kevin McCloskey mixes snail science, art, and hilarity for the newest book in his Giggle and Learn series, praised by The New York Times as “a winning combination of facts and gross-out fun.”