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Join the ABC Safari looking for 
animals in the sky, mountains, 
forests, deserts and oceans – 
all over the globe in all kinds 
of habitats. Amphibians and reptiles are similar 
but different and are often confused. 
Children ponder the similarities and 
differences between the two animal 
classes through stunning photographs 
and simple, non-fiction text. Animal ears come in a wide variety 
of shapes, size, and uses—a perfect 
match for each animal’s needs. This 
is the latest in Holland’s Animal 
Anatomy and Adaptation series. We can tell a lot about an animal 
from its eyes: if predator or prey, 
if diurnal or nocturnal, and even 
its gender or age. A photographic sneak peak 
at the extraordinary duties of 
aquarists as they not only feed 
and care for animals, but help 
to conserve whole species. Even powerful birds of prey 
can get sick or hurt. When that 
happens, animal helpers at 
raptor centers come to the rescue! This photographic journal takes 
readers behind the scenes at 
five nonprofit sanctuaries and 
rescue zoos, and one care farm, 
that have opened their doors and 
their hearts to desperate animals 
in need.
This photographic journal takes 
readers behind the scenes at four 
different wildlife rehabilitation 
centers where sick, ill, and injured 
animals are nursed back to health 
and released into the wild. A photographic sneak peak 
at the extraordinary duties of 
zookeepers as they not only 
feed and care for animals, 
but help to conserve whole 
species. Can you smell with your feet? 
Do you dig your claws into a 
river’s muddy bank to climb up 
and bask in the sun? Animals’ 
legs are different from humans’ 
in so many ways! What can we learn about animals 
from the shape of their mouths, 
beaks, or bills? What can we infer 
about animals with sharp teeth 
compared to large, flat teeth? Noses come in all kinds of 
shapes and sizes that are 
just right for its particular 
animal host. This is the 
latest in Holland’s Animal 
Anatomy and Adaptation 
series. From the crocodile’s dentist, 
to the mongoose spa, some 
animals need a little help from 
their friends! Animal Partners 
takes a whimsical look at the 
symbiotic relationships of animals.  Learn about ways animals use 
their tails: to move on land, swim, 
warn others, steer, hold on to things, 
keep warm, balance, fly, attract a 
mate, and defend themselves!
Compare and contrast different 
animals. Find the similarities 
between even the most incompatible 
animals . . . bat is to flit as eagle is to 
soar; dog is to bark as lion is to roar. Follow the balloon-making process 
from start to finish, beginning with 
the liquid latex that flows out of 
rubber trees and ending at your 
birthday party!
Do busy beavers ever take a 
break? This photographic journal 
documents a year as the beavers 
build their dam, raise their young 
and gather food before the winter 
months come again. Tiger lives in the jungle but Tiggy 
lives on the porch. What are the 
differences between the largest 
wild cats and our small domestic 
companions? What are the 
similarities?  Share the dreams of a bright 
future for endangered cheetahs. 
This rhythmic text will lull readers 
into cheetah dreams of their own. The atmosphere is filled with clouds, 
all different types of clouds. Compare 
and contrast a variety of shapes and 
colors through the vibrant photographs 
in Clouds. The summer days get a little colder; 
the leaves turn from green to orange 
and red. Critters play in the time of 
changing seasons and remind us that 
the changes of the earth affect us all—
animals and humans alike!
Come along on a journey 
through the aquatic habitat 
of a forested wetland. Meet 
a wide variety of animals 
that call the soggy forest home. Discover how deep-sea animals 
survive in the dark ocean habitat 
and how they attract prey or 
repel predators. Enjoy a day in one of the most 
dynamic habitats on earth—the 
salt marsh. Fun-to-read, rhyming 
verse introduces readers to hourly 
changes in the marsh as the tide 
comes and goes. Rhyming verses take children 
up a mountain to explore how 
animals and habitats change 
as they travel higher and higher 
above sea level. Catchy twists on traditional songs 
have children chiming in about 
cactuses, camels, and more as they 
learn about the world’s desert habitat, 
flora, and fauna. All animals take baths to keep 
their bodies clean and healthy. 
Humans might use soap and 
water but some animals use 
their tongues, dust, or even let 
other animals clean them off. Dinosaur tracks reveal a lot 
about the movement and 
other behaviors of the 
dinosaurs that left them—
this book helps you decode 
these giant footprints.
Follow what and how scientists 
have learned about dinosaurs: 
what they ate; how they raised 
their young; how they slept, fought, 
or even if they ever got sick. Follow this young red fox as he 
explores the world around him 
during the first few months of his 
life learning to hunt through play 
and by using his senses. 
Divide and conquer bands of gorillas, 
tribes of billy goats, mobs of wallabies, 
and more animal groups with The 
Great Divide! Let's spy on thirteen different 
habitats and find out who 
lives there. This clever book of baby 
announcement riddles will 
have children giggling as 
they use the various text 
and illustrated clues to 
guess what baby was just 
born. The South Sea’s top predator 
is revealed in this fishy tale of 
who eats whom! Of course, mummies can’t talk;
but with modern scientific tools,
we can still discover what human
and animal mummies have to tell us.
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 and 
more! Using a wide variety of photographs, 
author Kevin Kurtz poses thought-
provoking questions to help readers 
determine if things are living or 
nonliving.
Follow this true story as five 
orphaned wolf pups are 
rescued from the Funny River 
wildfire, then cared for at the 
Alaska and Minnesota Zoos.
Some mammals live on land 
and others swim in the sea. 
Find out what makes this class 
of animals so diverse while 
comparing their traits. From pirate bugs to Luna moths, 
children will love learning about 
the world’s insects. This rhythmic 
book teaches multiplication in a 
way that will make children bug
you for more. Uncover the surprising ways that 
all different animals in various 
habitats around the world take 
part in recycling and learn why it 
is important for our environment.
Told with short, lyrical text, young readers 
learn about crepuscular and nocturnal 
animals. Older readers learn more about 
each animal with sidebar information.
Hidden in forests of kelp, tucked under 
a shelf of coral, and floating in dark 
depths, the denizens of the underwater 
world wait for readers to discover them. Seasons change in the ocean much 
as they do on land. In fanciful form, 
children learn about plants and 
animals that are joined through the 
mix of seasons, food webs, and 
habitats beneath the waves.  Many animals gather in huge 
numbers at predictable times 
and locations. Travel along 
with them as you learn about 
what puts these animals On 
the Move.
Imagine an African savanna if elephants
were only a memory from once upon a 
time. What would happen to all the plants 
and animals that rely on the elephants for 
their own survival? Rhythmic text takes readers through 
the months as one lonely wolf 
howling in January becomes three 
wolves barking in the crisp March air, 
six napping in the warm June weather, 
and a pack-wide celebration in 
December. Huge eyes and fluffly feathers will 
steal the hearts of readers as they 
learn how Otis the barred owl 
prepares for the big world outside 
the nest.  Compare and contrast these 
polar animals through 
stunning photographs.
Cozy up for a rainy day read and explore 
the prairie ecosystem through its ever-
changing weather. Each month features 
a storm typical of that season and a 
prairie animal who must shelter, hide, 
escape, or endure those storms. Gorillas using iPads, lemurs finger 
painting, squirrel monkeys blowing 
bubbles...these primates are pretty 
smart! Could you make the grade 
in Primate School? Children learn about the wide 
variety of creatures lurking in 
the lush Amazon rainforest in 
this award-winning adaptation 
of The Green Grass Grew All 
Around. A hurricane forms over ocean. 
Humans board up windows, 
gather food and supplies, and 
then wait for the storm to arrive. 
But what do wild animals do? This sequel to the award-winning 
Water Beds takes readers on an 
around-the-world boat ride to learn 
how mammals sleep in or around 
nine major rivers of the world on 
all continents except Antarctica. Follow Tri-State Bird Rescue 
& Research’s Oiled Wildlife 
Response Team to save oiled 
animals. Can the animals be 
cleaned and released back 
into the wild? Marine scientist Ellen Prager 
introduces us to fascinating 
and bizarre animals that use 
slime to survive in the ocean.
Although sharks and dolphins may look 
similar they are actually very different 
types of animals. Author Kevin Kurtz 
guides readers through the differences 
and similarities through simple 
nonfiction text. Listen quietly as the animals 
of the African Savanna talk 
throughout the course of a day. Sometimes young animals 
learn things from their 
parents, but other times… 
they just know! Travel around the world to discover 
a wide variety of Earth’s geological 
features. Readers encounter plains, 
plateaus, and rolling hills and 
discover how streams make canyons 
or lava creates archipelagos. Some trees are short and some 
are tall. Some grow in hot 
deserts and others grow on cold 
mountains. Compare and contrast 
different characteristics of trees 
through vibrant photographs. This soothing bedtime story explains 
in simple, poetic language how ten 
different marine mammals—animals 
that live in water but breathe air—
sleep in the ocean. Author Suzanne Slade takes 
readers along on a wild ride 
as she introduces mother, 
father, and baby zoo creatures 
while practicing math along the 
way!
What’s the Difference? weaves subtraction 
and endangered species education into 
rhyming, cross-curricular family fun. Spring is here, and Yodel and his siblings 
are ready to play, learn, and grow. Nature 
photographer Mary Holland captures 
precious moments in the life of this black 
bear family.
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