• Matt Murrie

What if the Scream is Mightier than the Shield?

What can you learn from a screaming hairy armadillo? What if The Screaming Hairy Armadillo book is here to help you find out!


What if the tiniest of armadillos doesn't let that distinction get them down?


What if being so tiny lets them let their hair down and gives them reason to scream!


Like all armadillos, the screaming hairy armadillo has the "armor" plates from which the Spanish colonizers declared all armadillos little armored ones. However, unlike other armadillos, the screaming hairy armadillo can still fit perfectly inside the mouths of its predators while rolled up into a tiny, armored ball, so it has to get creative in how it keeps its predators away.

As you might have guessed, the scream in screaming hairy armadillo comes from the formidable scream it unleashes whenever threatened.


What is a unique skill (or "scream") you've developed based on who you uniquely are? How do you use this skill?

How could you encourage your students to use their "screams"?


The Screaming Hairy Armadillo in "action" (at the Brookfield Zoo)


Carried away with curiosity after reading The Screaming Hairy Armadillo?


Whether you're an educator or your carried away with curiosity after reading The Screaming Hairy Armadillo, get a free Educator's Guide of supplemental material using Curiosity-Based Learning to dig deep and scream louder with The Screaming Hairy Armadillo.


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