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.
"NOOOOOOO! I don't want to go to the pool. What if . . . the water is too cold?" says Holly. Holly the hippo imagines the worst: icebergs and icy water, penguins and seals! Her imagination bursts at every turn, making it harder and harder...
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 &...
Tiger is fast asleep. But — oh dear! — she’s completely blocking the way. Just how will the animals get past without waking her up? Luckily, Frog has an excellent idea. Holding his balloon, he floats right over sleeping Tiger! Fox is next, followed by...