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In the Trees by Camilla de la Bedoyere


Animal Sounds

Aurelius Battaglia - 1981
    What does the crow say? Caw! Caw! The donkey says hee-haw, hee-haw! The cow says moo-o-o-o-o! What do the owls say? Whoo-o-o-o-o! Children will love imitating the sounds each of the animals, birds, and insects make in this colorfully illustrated sturdy board book.

Magic Opposites

Patrick George - 2010
    With a flip of the see-through acetate pages, a boy's bow tie changes into a girl's hair bow, an arrow shifts from left to right, and an owl in a cage moves out. The bold colors, appealing graphics, and visual trickery will delight, entertain, and inform.

How Much Does a Ladybug Weigh?

Alison Limentani - 2016
    Did you know that five starlings weigh the same as one squirrel—or that three rabbits weigh the same as one fox cub? Kids—and parents, too—will be amazed and amused by every surprising and intriguing page.

So Many Feet

Nichole Mara - 2017
    The playful, rhyming main text offers some information, but is mostly fun to read aloud. The secondary text offers more facts about each animal and what makes its feet so unique. The book ends by asking children whether their feet can do all the things animals’ feet can do.

What Do You Do If You Work at the Zoo?

Steve Jenkins - 2020
    You might even see people at the zoo, ones just like you! But what do those people do? Caldecott Honor–winning team Steve Jenkins and Robin Page introduce young readers to the people who keep zoo animals safe, healthy, and happy, even though they aren’t in the wild habitats they’ve evolved for. From cuddling a baby kangaroo to trimming elephant toenails to playing soccer with a rhino, zookeepers work hard and do some pretty wacky things to take care of the incredible animals we see. So, what would you do if you were in the zookeeper’s shoes? Turn the page and find out!

Who Has This Tail?

Laura Hulbert - 2012
    Short and fuzzy, long and scaled: no matter their size and shape, tails aren't just hanging around—they’re useful! This fun, informative book invites readers to guess the owner of nine tails, and then turn the page to see the animal and its tail in action.

Tooth by Tooth: Comparing Fangs, Tusks, and Chompers

Sara Levine - 2016
    What animal would you be if a few of your teeth grew so long that they stuck out of your mouth even when it was closed? What would you be if your top canine teeth grew almost all the way down to your feet? This picture book will keep you guessing as you read about how human teeth are like—and unlike—those of other animals.

Polly and Her Duck Costume: the True Story of a Little Blind Rescue Goat

Leanne Lauricella - 2017
    Polly has some trouble adapting to her new life until her new mom gives her a warm and fuzzy duck costume, which turns out to be the perfect fit! Follow along with Polly as she finds love with her new family, gains confidence, and makes new friends.

Chuckling Ducklings and Baby Animal Friends

Aaron Zenz - 2011
    . . a yawning fawn and chuckling ducklingsThe perfect introduction to animal names and animal groups, Chuckling Ducklings features baby animals of every variety. The bouncing text and adorable illustrations will become a favorite with kids as they learn the special baby names that match all the grown-up animals they know and love.

Touch & Feel: FARM

Dawn Sirett - 1998
    These best-selling novelty books feature toddler's favorite animals and objects with different tactile patches to touch and explore.

Copycat Bear!

Ellie Sandall - 2012
    To Mango's annoyance, Blue copies everything Mango does. One day, Mango has had enough of Blue's copying and flies off in a huff. But once she's on her own, she finds herself thinking only of Blue"--

Best Foot Forward: Exploring Feet, Flippers, and Claws

Ingo Arndt - 2007
    Whose foot is this? An intriguing close-up of an animal's foot piques curiosity that is satisfiedon the following page with a stunning full-size photo of the animal itself and a brief descriptionof how the foot is used.

Wonderful Worms

Linda Glaser - 1992
    The book also contains informative charts and cross-section illustrations of the worm's underground environment.

Great Migrations: Whales

Laura Marsh - 2010
    Males will travel as far north as the Bering Sea and as far south as Antarctica in order to find enough food to sustain their ways of life—up to 700 squid a day! Along the way, these massive beasts battle 30-feet-long giant squids, and each other, to sustain their ways of life.National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit for more information.

Homes in the Wild: Where Baby Animals and Their Parents Live

Lita Judge - 2019
    Some live in complex burrows deep underground, others in simple nests high in the treetops. But all homes, regardless of where they are or how they're built, serve the same purpose: providing shelter where a baby can eat, sleep, learn, and stay safe while growing up.Animal lovers will delight in this gorgeously illustrated peek inside the homes—from burrows deep underground to nests high in the trees—where baby animals live and grow.A 2020 NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12