"An intrigung introduction to a nocturnal and secretive forest dweller."--KIRKUS review
"A fascinating introduction to the sloth." — Booklist
"Touching and informatiive: a beguiling invitation to share a branch with a pair of laid-back, uniquely adapted tree
"This superb book focuses on the dolphin--hunting, communication, intelligence, and more."--School Library Journal
"A delightful work of narrative nonfiction that communicates facts and terminology alongside beautiful artwork...An excellent choice for elementary nonfiction collections."
--SLJ (STARRED REVIEW)
"This book--true to its sweeping subject matter--is swift, exacting, and sure to hook any reader."--Booklist
"A great purchase for report writers, budding ornithologists, and generally curious readers."--SLJ
"Another winner in a long series of engaging, informative invitations to explore the natural world." --Kirkus Reviews Starred Review
"Beginning on a snowy afternoon in February and ending in early autumn, this book centers on a fox named Vixen as she explores her habitat, hunts, runs from danger, and starts a family. This intimate and personal view into Vixen's life is chronicled through a beautifully cohesive relationship between text and illustration...A rich reading experience awaits those who pick up this title..."--School Library Journal STARRED REVIEW
A "picture-book equivalent of watching a nature documentary."--School Library
"One of the most interesting and informative books in Pringle and Henderson's consistently fine Strange and Wonderful series, here's an excellent choice for science collections."--Booklist
"A well-crafted book full of realistic illustrations and lively scientific text that tackles the sometimes misunderstood spider." --School Library Journal
"Budding arachnologists will find this an enlightening introduction."--Kirkus
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"Packed with interesting facts and beautiful digital illustrations, this nonfiction book will entice early readers and student researchers alike...Young readers will enjoy the lyrical text and warm illustrations..."
--School Library Journal
"A coolly fascinating, nostalgic glimpse into life as it was over a century ago."
"A must-have addition to science collections."
"intelligent..eye-catching..readable lodestone for researchers."
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The most comprehensive children's book about these amazing insects! "Smoothly written, beautifully illustrated"--School Library Journal
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"An amazing nonfiction children's book"--Midwest Book Review
"A especial treat for young dragon lovers."
--Midwest Book Review
"Words and stirring pictures focus on the role of the powerful black man on the thrilling journey...he is hailed as a national hero." -- Booklist
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"Pringle's succinct text provides an engaging overview of penguin life...even penguin fans will find something new." -- Booklist
"Even readers fearful of snakes may find the subject a little less strange, a little more wonderful." --
"Presented with respect for the subject and for the audience, this is one of the best of the many bat books, especially for a somewhat younger audience." --Booklist
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"The lucid text and elegant illustrations march in perfect step, creating an attractive fusing of art and information." --School Library Journal
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"A likable book that's sure to start kids romping, and maybe their parents, too."--Kirkus
"An exemplary nature-study book--accurate, explicit, and satisfyingly complete." School Library Journal
"Full of adventure and excitement, this book contains a wonderful mix of intriguing stories and historical facts."
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"A poetic text...A wonderful choice to share with children before a summer vacation or to use as an introduction to an ecology unit." --School Library Journal
"A superb, well-researched book that finds extraordinary science in the everyday life of a butterfly."
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