Bowhead whales are the longest-living mammals on the planet, living over 200 years. In this heartwarming story, a grandfather bowhead recounts to his young grandchild calf all the beautiful, amazing, and surprising things he has seen in his lifetime, all while assuring the little calf that there is nothing more wondrous than the love a grandfather has for his grandchild.
The rain clouds are long gone and the dry season scorches the land. Everything is new for the baby giraffe. As she bounds ahead and lags behind, her mother patiently explains the ways of the grasslands. And until she grows a little taller, older, and wiser, her mother reminds her: “You’re strong with me.” From the makers of You’re Safe With Me and the Kirkus Best Picture Book of the Year You’re Snug With Me.
Friendship awaits in this book about feelings, expressed both in English and in Spanish.
Illustrations and simple, onomatopoeic text capture a busy day in the life of a large and diverse family of Australian animals.
When a tiny stray kitten turns up on the doorstep, Hina and her mother take the kitten in. Hina makes a home for her and learns all about caring for a living creature. Then one day the kitten goes missing.
When Little Monkey’s curiosity causes her to slip and fall to the dark, shadowy rainforest floor, she must hide because an ocelot is looking for lunch. Thanks to Papa, Little Monkey knows what to do to stay safe. This adventure will enthrall readers as Little Monkey faces one challenge after another and will also teach them about the lives of pygmy marmoset monkeys, the smallest monkeys in the world.
What do newborn elephants look like? How big are they? What threatens them in the wild? Do they bully each other? Are they stalked by lions? What happens if they don’t get enough food or water? Are they at risk of extinction?
While baby animals are born–some with fur and some with scales, some with lots of brothers and sisters, some with none–a curious duck watches.
All the familiar tropical babies are here for their adorable close-ups: Elephant, Tiger, Orangutan, and Gorilla are happy to show off their best sides. Also included are some appealling but less familiar friends like Lemur, Tapir, and the cute green Froglets. Each page includes one fascinating fact to help young children learn more about each jungle friend.
“Chronicles the early life of an orphaned Mexican free-tailed bat, from its birth to its adoption by a new mother. Includes back matter about bats”–Provided by publisher.