In My Backyard

In My Backyard

Valarie Giogas (author), Katherine Zecca (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180197

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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! Counting from one to 10, familiar backyard animals are introduced by baby and family group name. Each stanza also tells a bit more about each animal by providing clues as to what they eat, how they sound or where they live. The "For Creative Minds" section includes more animal fun facts, information on keeping a nature journal and how to watch for wildlife in your own backyard.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Animals, Birds & Insects Nature Poetry
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
English (US)
Fiction Non-Fiction
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