Dash with the cheetah and graze with the zebra! This vibrant series invites readers to travel to the continent of Africa and meet its most fascinating animals. Bold colors, easy-to-read text, and oversized, striking photos introduce readers to each animal's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, habitat, ways of communication, predators, methods of defense, and threats to its survival. Simple, labeled maps highlight the animal's home territory. Interesting information about Africa is also given, leaving readers with a deeper understanding of this amazing continent and its incredible animals! Features include a table of contents, fun facts, maps, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Fall 2017
- Spring 2017
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|BISACS||JNF003070, JNF051150, JNF025010|
|Subject||Animals, Science & Technology|
|Imprint||Big Buddy Books|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 8.25|
|Features||Detailed maps, Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
African Animals – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
. . .offer clear overviews of each animal’s physical features, habits, habitats, and herd or social structures. The color photographs are a mix of reasonably sharp close ups and distance portraits shot in the wild. Each volume ends with a page of interesting facts. . . .The informational content is adequate and the presentation visually appealing. . .