Peaceful Moments in the Wild: Animals and Their Homes
The captivating, real-life images in this celebration of the natural world introduce young children to the diversity of animal habitats around the ... Show synopsis The captivating, real-life images in this celebration of the natural world introduce young children to the diversity of animal habitats around the globe. Some of the world's leading wildlife photographers capture the beauty and tranquility of a koala resting comfortably in an Australian eucalyptus forest, penguin families gathering on the icebergs of Antarctica, and an elf owl peeking out of its nest in a saguaro cactus. The simple prose encourages early readers to connect the colorful photographs with the accompanying text, as they sound out words and describe the animals and their domiciles. Whether they are pictures of general regions such as the savannah or the rainforest, or of specific homes, including a cave and a beehive, the images in this collection show children that all living creatures--both animals and humans--live in special places they call home.