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Cape Buffalo and Oxpeckers

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626179530

An oxpecker searches for its next meal. It spots a tick on a Cape buffalo’s back. Yum! Suddenly, the oxpecker spots a predator. It warns the buffalo with a hiss. These two unlikely friends help each other to survive! Explore the Cape buffalo and the oxpecker, both as individuals and as a team working together, in this informative title.

Warthogs and Banded Mongooses

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626179585

Ouch! Pesky insects bite up warthogs under the hot sun. Luckily, banded mongooses are here to help. They ride atop warthogs’ backs, picking insects out of their skin. The warthogs are happy to provide meals for the mongooses. The symbiotic bond between these species helps them both survive. This title for young readers explores the lives of these animal friends, including their habitat, individual behaviors, and relationship with one another!

Nile Crocodiles and Egyptian Plovers

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626179561

A Nile crocodile opens its mouth wide. An Egyptian plover swoops in! It uses its sharp bill to pick at the crocodile’s teeth. But this dental work benefits the bird, too. It gets tasty food from the crocodile’s mouth! This title will take readers on a trip to the Nile River, where they’ll explore the symbiotic relationship between this unusual animal pair.

Gerbils

Bobbie Kalman, Rebecca Sjonger (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197900

Gerbils may be small, but they're very active! In Gerbils readers will discover the many responsibilities and delights of having a pet gerbil. They will learn about the different kinds of gerbils, what gerbils should eat, creating a great cage, grooming for healthy gerbils, proper handling, and caring for multiple gerbils.

Guinea Pigs

Kelley MacAulay, Bobbie Kalman (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197924

Although guinea pigs are roly-poly, they aren't actually pigs! These cute rodents make great pets for children who like to interact with animals. The full-color photographs, clear illustrations, and easy-to-understand text in Guinea Pigs explain all the breeds available, preparing a comfortable home, play-time tips, grooming fur and teeth, the sounds guinea pigs make, and when to visit a veterinarian.

Poodles

Bobbie Kalman, Kelley MacAulay (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197993

Poodles are a very popular breed of dog. Through the use of detailed illustrations, photographs, and text, this book gives children advice on how to care for these attractive and friendly dogs. Poodles fully explains training and grooming requirements specific to this breed. Children will also learn about the temperament of the breed, how to groom a poodle properly, and how much exercise a poodle needs.

Rebecca Rides the Trail and Other Real Horse Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374885

Giddy-up! Read about Rebecca who rides her horse, Snickerdoodles, for 98 miles on the Texas Independence Trail each year. Are you ready to learn how horses talk and communicate through body language? Janet trains guide horses, and John tames the wildest horse by making friends with it. Stories by Mary Ann Hellinghausen, Leslie Wyatt, Shannon Teper, and Deborah Kearney.

Tex and Indi: All Types of Animals

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374397

Animals! Tex and Indi pretend to be animals at the playground. On a rainy day, they stay inside and draw animals with their sister Arizona. Tex and Indi visit animals on a farm and at the zoo. The whole family goes to the animal shelter to rescue a kitten. Stories by Lissa Rovetch.

Ask Arizona: Getting to Know Animals

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374304

Taking care of animals! Arizona learns that farm work isn't easy. Arizona's family adopts a kitten from the animal shelter. While Arizona's family pet sits a labradoodle, Cow has a hard time accepting the canine visitor. Arizona discovers that pets without fur are just as fun as pets with fur and just as much responsibility. Stories by Lissa Rovetch.

Saving Snow Leopards and Other Real Big Cat Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374090

Big cats! Learn how radio collars aide in conservation and answers to questions, such as, "why can't humans run as fast as cheetahs?" Follow researchers as they track Siberian tigers. Find out about efforts to conserve snow leopards in the wild. Stories by Andy Boyles, Pamela S. Turner, Linda Zajac, and Highlights for Children.

Bighorn Sheep

Jill Sherman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514970

This photo illustrated book will introduce young readers to Bighorn Sheep that live in North America. Explains their history, life cycle, habitat, and feeding habits. Includes a photo diagram, glossary, further resources, and index.

Caribou

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514987

This photo illustrated book will introduce young readers to Caribou that live in North America. Explains their history, life cycle, habitat, and feeding habits. Includes a photo diagram, glossary, further resources, and index.

Mountain Lions

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514994

This photo illustrated book will introduce young readers to Mountain Lions that live in North America. Explains their history, life cycle, habitat, and feeding habits. Includes a photo diagram, glossary, further resources, and index.

Wolves

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681515014

This photo illustrated book will introduce young readers to Wolves that live in North America. Explains their history, life cycle, habitat, and feeding habits. Includes a photo diagram, glossary, further resources, and index.

Porcupines

Jill Sherman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681515007

This photo illustrated book will introduce young readers to Porcupines that live in North America. Explains their history, life cycle, habitat, and feeding habits. Includes a photo diagram, glossary, further resources, and index.

How Far Home? Animal Migrations

Monika Davies (author) Romina Marti (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514673

From butterflies and snakes to crabs and the arctic tern, find out just how far some animals travel as they migrate with the seasons. Comparisons to familiar objects give perspective and illustrated rulers show numeric distances. Includes a map, glossary, and further resources.

How Far Underground? Burrowing Animals

Monika Davies (author) Romina Marti (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514680

Many animals take refuge in underground burrows, from small frog burrows in the desert to the sprawling burrows of prairie animals. Comparisons to familiar objects give perspective and illustrated rulers show numeric distances. Includes a map, glossary, and further resources.

How High in the Sky? Flying Animals

Monika Davies (author) Romina Marti (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514703

Explore the skies and learn about the amazing heights insects and birds can achieve while flying. Comparisons to familiar objects give perspective and illustrated rulers show numeric distances. Includes a map, glossary, and further resources.

How High in the Rainforest? Rainforest Animal Habitats

Monika Davies (author) Romina Marti (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514697

Explore the layers of the rainforest biome and the animals that live there, from the dark forest floor through the understory, canopy, up to the emergent layer. Comparisons to familiar objects give perspective and illustrated rulers show numeric distances. Includes a map, glossary, and further resources.

How High up the Mountain? Mountain Animal Habitats

Monika Davies (author) Romina Marti (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514710

Explore the regions of mountain habitats and the animals that live there, from the foothills all the way up to the mountain peaks. Comparisons to familiar objects give perspective and illustrated rulers show numeric distances. Includes a map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Cheetah?

Cari Meister (author) Daniele Fabbri (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514727

A child travels to Africa to go on a safari to look for a cheetah in the wild, learns how they catch their prey, and observes how fast they can run. This illustrated narrative nonfiction book includes a range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Fox?

Cari Meister (author) Daniele Fabbri (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514741

A child goes outdoors in North America in the winter to observe a fox's behavior in the wild and learn about its hunting habits. This illustrated narrative nonfiction book includes a range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Chimpanzee?

Cari Meister (author) Daniele Fabbri (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514734

A child visits Africa and goes on a safari to observe chimpanzees in the wild. This illustrated narrative nonfiction book includes a range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Weasel?

Cari Meister (author) Daniele Fabbri (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514758

A child goes to the nearby wilderness in North America to observe a weasel's behavior in the wild and learn about its habits as a predator. This illustrated narrative nonfiction book includes a range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet an Anteater?

Cari Meister (author) Daniele Fabbri (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514765

A child travels to Brazil, observes an anteater's behavior in the wild, and learns about its eating and survival habits. This illustrated narrative nonfiction book includes a range map, glossary, and further resources.