Back by popular demand! This book is back in print and better than ever, with expanded main text, more endmatter about various species of sea turtles, and new illustrations. It was named as one of the best children’s books of the year by the Bank Street College. Continue reading “Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out!”
Honk, Honk, Goose: Canada Geese Start a Family debuts April 14, 2009.
How can a leaf become a fish? Join two young children and two adults to find out, as they observe life in and around a stream. Energetic collage art and simple, lyrical text depict the ways plants and animals are connected in the food web. Continue reading “Trout Are Made of Trees”
Vulture View, a Theodor Geisel Honor Book, American Library Association. I am so excited about this book! It explores the life of vultures, surely some of the most underappreciated cleaners in the world. It also teaches kids about warm air rising and cooling air sinking. Continue reading “Vulture View”
Hush Little Puppy is a fictional bedtime picture book illustrated by Susan Winter. Continue reading “Hush Little Puppy”
Bird, Bird, Bird is follow-up to the wildly popular Trout, Trout, Trout: A Fish Chant celebrates American birds and bird diversity in general through a wild chant of their common names. Continue reading “Bird, Bird, Bird: A Chirping Chant”
This nonfiction book weaves together stars, sunsets, comets, meteors, dust, dinosaurs, daily activities and even, in a small way, Martin Luther King. Read this book and think big about very small things. Learn how bits of all of us and all that we do help create the colors of the sunset. Continue reading “Stars Beneath Your Bed: The Surprising Story of Dust”
A native bee, the bumblebee. takes a starring role in this nonfiction picture book about the bumblebee’s life cycle and natural history. Learn how a queen bumblebee digs out of the ground and starts her year all alone yet builds a colony by summer’s end. Continue reading “The Bumblebee Queen”
This follow-up to the wildly popular TROUT, TROUT, TROUT: THE FISH CHANT celebrates American insects and insect diversity in general through a wild chant of their common names. Backmatter includes fun facts about each kind of insect featured. Trip Park’s illustrations are zanier than ever as he tackles the insect world.
For English/Language Arts and Science standards met by this book, check the standards page.