Did you know that an octopus has three hearts? Or that ostriches can't walk backward? These and many more fascinating and surprising facts about the animal kingdom (Bees never sleep! Starfish don't have brains!) are illustrated with whimsical detail in this charming collection.
An artfully playful collection of unexpected and remarkable facts about animals, written and illustrated by Swedish artist Maja Säfström.
120 page, hardcover book
Recommended for ages 7-12 years.
Follow Speed, a Galapagos Tortoise, on an adventure through the Zoo as he reunites Pongo, a slightly lost orangutan, with his mother. Along the way, Speed fondly recalls the 12 Animal Heroes that were historically significant to the San Diego Zoo. This "Read-to-me/Sing-to-me" book features an audio CD of the story &...
Follow Toby's journey from a lone caterpillar to a brilliant butterfly. Learn that it's never too late and, sometimes, being late means you're really just first. This "Read-to-me/Sing-to-me" book features an audio CD of the story & song, along with beautiful soft-color illustrations and fun facts about Monarch Butterflies. Easy-to-read language...
Gino wasn't a tall giraffe but he was tall enough. Although he wasn't like all the other giraffe on the savannah, he was still an important member of the herd. A heartwarming story of how Gino used his differences to find a way to fit in. This "Read-to-me/Sing-to-me" book features an audio...