This informative series explores the various kinds of homes that are used or built by animals. Amazing, large photographs show the different types of animals that dwell in burrows, caves, dens, nests, trees, and webs. Each page spread has a simple sentence followed by facts about the animal. Sandcastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
- Fall 2017
- Spring 2017
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Subject||Animals, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 7.5|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Table of contents, and Reviewed|
Animal Homes – Horn Book Guide
Vivid close-up photographs are eye-catching.
Animal Homes – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
This set places boxed text over clear, bright photographs that cover every spread. Each title begins by describing the particular home as well as which animals live there. Then seven different creatures that inhabit the respective places are portrayed. Nest, for example, offers information on four types of birds, two types of insects, and alligators. The writing is strong with a lot of information divulged in short sentences. Many pictures showcase the subjects’ most appealing aspects, such as an adorable red fox peaking out of its den and a tree frog staring wide-eyed from its perch. . . . Back matter includes quizzes with true-or-false questions that can be answered by reading the texts. Basic information for beginning readers.