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”
Army ants, tropical forests, and symbiosis play into this suspenseful insect picture book. Enjoy the Panamanian parade! This book is based on our real experiences in ant swarms in Panama.
A tasty frog croaks. Delicious warthogs tromp by. Crocodile doesn’t move. She hasn’t eaten in weeks. But she only lies and listens. Crocodile has a secret hidden in the sand.
A young nonfiction picture book illustrated by Gay W. Holland. This story follows a young hummingbird as it tests out various food sources, sometimes with humorous results. Includes the sapsucker connection. Continue reading “The Hungry Hummingbird”
Caribou, lobsters, warblers, arctic terns, and many other animals have two homes and migrate in between. Join migration creatures on their journey and rejoice when they reach their destination with the soothing refrain “home at last.” This bedtime book, which has many layers of meaning, is also a great classroom book for the study of fluency, voice, and refrain.
A school library edition photo picture book.