An ambush of tigers : a wild gathering of collective nouns
This fun-filled romp through the animal kingdom introduces collective nouns for animals through wordplay.
Baby whale's journey
Off the Pacific coast of Mexico, a baby sperm whale is born, feeds, speaks to her mother in clicks, and spends her days diving, spy-hopping, lob-tailing, and rolling as she grows and learns the ways of the sea.
The bear ate your sandwich
When a sandwich goes missing, it seems that a bear is the likely culprit.
Bear snores on
On a cold winter night many animals gather to party in the cave of a sleeping bear, who then awakes and protests that he has missed the food and the fun.
Bees, snails, & peacock tails : patterns & shapes-- naturally
Explores the hidden shapes and patterns that can be found in nature.
Ferocious wild beasts!
When a boy wanders into the forest where he has been warned about the dangerous wild animals, he encounters nothing of the sort.
Have you seen Elephant?
Elephant wants to play hide and seek. See if you can help the others find him? He's very good!
I see a kookaburra! : discovering animal habitats around the world
Presents a colorful children's book that describes the various animals and, insects, and sea life that inhabit various environments.
In the small, small pond
Illustrations and rhyming text describe the activities of animals living in and near a small pond as spring progresses to autumn.
The little mouse, the red ripe strawberry, and the big hungry bear
Little Mouse worries that the big, hungry bear will take his freshly picked ripe, red strawberry for himself.
Little Owl lost
Friendly forest animals help a newborn owl find his mother.
Holding her stuffed toy chimpanzee, young Jane Goodall observes nature, reads Tarzan books, and dreams of living in Africa and helping animals. Includes biographical information on the prominent zoologist.
Learn about animals that walk, leap, dive, and even dance!
Mr. Tiger goes wild
Bored with city life and the proper behavior it requires, Mr. Tiger has a wild idea that leads him to discover his true nature.
A series of animals falls into a deep hole, only to be saved at last by a very large rescuer.
One gorilla : a counting book
Learn to count with a variety of primates--gorillas, gibbons, mandrills, and others.
One nighttime sea
A counting book featuring nocturnal sea creatures, from one blue whale calf to ten turtle hatchlings, and back down to one seal pup. Includes facts about each of the twenty featured animals.
The animals of the African savanna use their senses to predict and then enjoy the rain.
Squirrels leap, squirrels sleep
Squirrels are all around us! Follow one for a day and see it climb, gather and store food, and play.
Stripe, a little tiger cub, strolls into the jungle on his own and finds more adventure than he hoped for when he's chased by stinging bees and snapping crocodiles and ends up inside the mouth of a whale.
The terrible plop
When a mysterious sound sends the whole forest running away in fear, only the littlest rabbit is courageous enough to discover what really happened.
A badger’s love of tidiness goes too far, when he takes extreme measures to keep his forest clean.
A troop is a group of monkeys
This beautiful picture book pairs brightly-colored illustrations with whimsical collective nouns: a surfeit of skunks, a troop of monkeys, a kaleidoscope of butterflies, a pride of lions, and a pandemonium of parrots.
Turtle splash! : countdown at the pond
As they are startled by the activities of other nearby creatures, the number of turtles on a log in a pond decreases from ten to one. Includes factual information about the animals mentioned in the story.
An introduction to the world of turkey vultures, find out what they eat and what roles they play in nature.
Warning: do not open this book!
Monkeys, toucans, and alligators unleash mayhem.
We're going on a bear hunt
Brave bear hunters go through grass, a river, mud, and other obstacles before the inevitable encounter with the bear forces a headlong retreat.
While the world is sleeping
A sleepy child is flown through the night sky to see foxes hunting, rabbits playing, raccoons scrounging, and other animals that are active while people sleep.
Yaks yak : animal word pairs
Presents animals acting out the verbs made from their names, including hogs hogging, slugs slugging, and other creatures demonstrating homographs, words with different meanings that are spelled and pronounced the same.