Entries Tagged as 'Alan Marks'

Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle

July 18th, 2018 · No Comments · Books

Review by KRISTIN WALD After reading Cheryl Bardoe’s BEHOLD THE BEAUTIFUL DUNG BEETLE, you’ll have a newfound appreciation and admiration for the insects. The book, recently out in paperback, details the three types of dung beetles: Dwellers, Rollers, and Tunnelers. The illustrations by Alan Marks are instructive and intricate – and yes, beautiful. Recommended for […]

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High Tide for Horseshoe Crabs

January 11th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Following in the tradition of storytelling as a vehicle to share information about the world around us, High Tide for Horseshoe Crabs teaches readers with the seasonal cycle of horseshoe crabs in Delaware Bay. The simple, clear separation of events (It’s Starting; They’re Arriving; They’re Laying; etceteras) encourages both read-aloud and […]

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Behold the Beatiful Dung Beetle

June 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By HEATHER CLARK This unique read covers the life and times of the dung beetle, an insect that builds its life around the waste of others. Author Cherly Bardoe packs a lot of information into the text, perhaps a bit too much at times. Three different kinds of dung beetles are described in depth- […]

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Snow School

February 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN With just 3,500 left in the wilderness of their Pakistani home in the Hindu Kush Mountains, snow leopards are a rare and mesmerizing endangered species for any age group to read about and study. Beautifully white with spotted fur and (sometimes) piercing blue eyes, snow leopards remind us of the […]

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