In My Backyard

Baby dogs are puppies and they belong to a litter, but what is a baby skunk called and what is the name of its family group? This clever, rhythmic story tells us just that!...

Whistling Wings

Can a swan survive without winter migration? Marcel, a young tundra swan, is tired from the first half of a winter migration. One thousand miles is a long way to fly—too long...

Kersplatypus

When a strange creature appears after the big rains, Australian animals wonder what he could be! His fur, feet, tail, and duck-like bill remind each animal of something different....

Sort it Out!

Packy the Packrat’s mother has had enough! It’s time that he sorts through his ever-growing collection of trinkets and puts them away. Told in rhyme, the text leads the reader...

Burro's Tortillas

What do you get when you cross The Little Red Hen with a burro and his friends? Burro’s Tortillas! In this humorous Southwestern retelling of a childhood favorite, Burro finds...

Habitat Spy

Told in rhyming narrative, Habitat Spy invites children to find plants (or algae), invertebrates, birds, and mammals living in thirteen different North American habitats:...

Tudley Didn't Know

Tudley, a pond-living painted turtle, adopts other animals’ behaviors—simply because he doesn’t know he can’t! He flies like a bird, sings like a katydid, hops like a...

A Case of Sense

While Ming plays outside one summer day, the smell of delicious food fills the air. It is coming from greedy Fu Wang’s house. “What is he up to?” wonders Ming. To his alarm,...

The Hungriest Mouth in the Sea

The animals of the South Sea are hungry. But who is hungrier than all of the rest? The kicking krill may swarm and the blue cod are out hunting for dinner, but neither is fierce...

A Cool Summer Tail

When summer heats up, animals find ways to stay cool. In A Cool Summer Tail, animals wonder how humans stay cool too. Do they dig under the dirt, grow special summer hair, or...

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