Entries Tagged as 'Wildlife Books for Kids'

I Love You Just Enough

March 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Though billed as the fifth book in the “Hazel Ridge Farm” series, I Love You Just Enough is a great standalone picture book. Written by a husband and wife team, Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen (words) and Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen (painted illustrations), it tells the story of a young girl named Heather […]

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My First Book of Wild Animals and My First Book of Baby Animals

March 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI Gorgeous. That was my first thought when reviewing these National Wildlife Federation board books for infants and toddlers that I received for review from the publisher. The books themselves are very simple – just a picture of an animal and the name of the animal. It’s the pictures that are the stars here. Gorgeous, […]

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Moon Bear

July 17th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Moon Bear is a great pick for three reasons. First, this picture book will grow with kids. The text is simple enough to engage young children, but the endnotes will interest older ones who are reading themselves. Second, Ed Young’s illustrations are certain to mesmerize adults and children alike. His use […]

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Roly Poly Pangolin

May 31st, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Pango…what? Pangolins are adorable scaly mammals (author/illustrator Anna Dewdney clearly has a soft spot for them) and Roly Poly Pangolin (Amazon affiliate link) is an equally adorable book about a very shy baby pangolin. Poor Roly Poly is very small and doesn’t like new things at all. Toddlers and pre-schoolers will relate to and enjoy reading about Roly Poly’s […]

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