Category Archives: Animals

Sam Can’t Sleep by Davide Cali, illustrated by Anna Aparicio Català

Sam Can’t Sleep by Davide Cali, illustrated by Anna Aparicio Català. NubeOcho, 2021. 9788418133060 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Animals/bedtime story What did you like about the book? It’s nighttime and the … Continue reading

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Pangolina by Jane Goodall, illustrated by Daishu Ma

Pangolina by Jane Goodall, illustrated by Daishu Ma. minedition, 2021. 9781662650406 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Animal fiction What did you like about the book? A young pangolin narrates a story about … Continue reading

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Masters of Disguise: Camouflaging Creatures & Magnificent Mimics, written and illustrated by Marc Martin

Masters of Disguise: Camouflaging Creatures & Magnificent Mimics – written and illustrated by Marc Martin, Candlewick Studio, 9781536214055,  2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? Martin’s vibrantly colored … Continue reading

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Out of the Blue: How Animals Evolved from Prehistoric Seas by Elizabeth Shreeve, illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon

Out of the Blue: How Animals Evolved from Prehistoric Seas by Elizabeth Shreeve, illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon. Candlewick Press, 9781536214109, 2021 Format: Hardcover, 32 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Nonfiction, Biology What did you like … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Poo, a Gnu, and You: A Laugh-Out-Loud Guide to Life on Earth by Mike Barfield, illustrated by Jess Bradley

A Day in the Life of a Poo, a Gnu, and You: A Laugh-Out-Loud Guide to Life on Earth by Mike Barfield, illustrated by Jess Bradley. Aladdin, 2021. 9781534467217 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) … Continue reading

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Except Antarctica – written and illustrated by Todd Sturgell

Except Antarctica – written and illustrated by Todd Sturgell, Sourcebooks, 9781728233260, 2021  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  Did you know that turtles are … Continue reading

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Birds / Ocean Animals: Words of the World by Motomitsu Maehara

Birds (9781735000565) / Ocean Animals (9781735000558): Words of the World by Motomitsu Maehara. Blue Dot Kids, 2021 Format: Board Book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review):  4 What did you like about the book?  These are … Continue reading

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Amazing Animals of the World by Jana Nova and Sabina Konecna, illustrated by Zuzana Dreadka Kruta

 Amazing Animals of the World by Jana Nova and Sabina Konecna, illustrated by Zuzana Dreadka Kruta, Albatros, 9788000059303, 2021 Format: Hardcover/picture book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 What did you like about the book? The vibrant illustrations were … Continue reading

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Zonia’s Rain Forest by Juana Martinez-Neal

Zonia’s Rain Forest by Juana Martinez-Neal. Candlewick, 2021. 9781536208450 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Zonia is an Asháninka girl who lives in the … Continue reading

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Wild Outside: Around the World with Survivorman – written by Les Stroud, illustrated by Andrew P. Barr

Wild Outside: Around the World with Survivorman – written by Les Stroud, illustrated by Andrew P. Barr, Annick Press, 9781773215075, 2021 Format: Paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the … Continue reading

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