A deft marriage of lyrical text and energetic collage illustrations, this book explores the intricate and often surprising ways plants and animals are connected in the food web, with endmatter describing conservation efforts and responsible stewardship. "The illustrations, done in mixed-media collage, are a testament to the fact that wondrous things can be created out of the pieces of other things, and thus, they reinforce the theme of interconnectedness that is the heart of this offering."
Bon appetit! Kudos to Chef Nature for dishing up these tasty morsels. No reader with a discriminating palate will be able to put this delicious menu of appetizing delicacies down. Bugs for Lunch caters to a full array of creatures,Äìanimal, plant, and human,Äìthat munch on bugs. From a mantis perched and ready to prey on ladybugs and butterflies, to the honey-drenched fur of a big brown bear munching on a hive full of bees, Sylvia Long's vivid illustrations show close-up details of all sorts of creatures munching on their lunch. These colorful drawings of creatures that live to eat bugs will be your key to discovering a world of insectivores in your own backyard and beyond.
Here is a unique blend of love song and natural fact, celebrating the care that exists between the parents and offspring of many species. Baby mountain goat is guided up high cliffs. Baby beaver learns to build well. Baby bat is held in mother's protective embrace, upside-down. And YOUR baby, too, will feel the comfort and delight of nature's wonders. Here is a "sweet dream bedtime" book for nature lovers of all generations!
¿Cómo duermen los animales salvajes? ¡Algunos duermen parados, otros hasta duermen mientras están nadando o volando! Este cuento corto, nos proporciona una fascinante información, tales como el lugar, la posición, y el tiempo que pasan durmiendo los animales en los diferentes hábitats. La interesante conclusión mantendrá a los niños con el deseo de leerlo una y otra vez durante sus siestas, a las horas de acostarse, o a cualquier hora del día cuando quieran aprender sobre los animales.
Just how do animals sleep in the wild? Some animals sleep standing up, others even sleep while swimming or flying! The short, lyrical text provides fascinating information, such as location, position, and duration of sleep of animals living in different habitats. The satisfying conclusion will have children reaching for this book again and again at naptime, bedtime, or any time of day to learn about animals.
Little ones will soon settle down for bedtime just like Little Sea Otter as she snuggles with Mama in a cozy bed of sea kelp and calls good night to all her ocean friends.
This book explores the places where animals sleep and how they differ from the many types of human beds.