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No Two Alike
No Two Alike

Keith Baker · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

No two snowflakes are alike, almost, almost . . . but not quite. Follow a pair of birds on a snowflake-filled journey though a gorgeous winter landscape to explore how everything, everywhere is wonderfully unique--from branches and leaves to forests and trees to friends and loved ones.
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Over and Under the Snow
Over and Under the Snow

Kate Messner · Chronicle Books
Pages: 44
Format: Hardcover

Over the snow, the world is hushed and white. But under the snow is a secret world of squirrels and snowshoe hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many other animals who live through the winter, safe and warm.OVER AND UNDER THE SNOW takes readers on a cross country ski trip through the winter...
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Over in the Wetlands: A Hurricane-on-the-Bayou Story
Over in the Wetlands: A Hurricane-on-the-Bayou Story

Caroline Starr Rose · Schwartz & Wade
Format: Hardcover

Publishing in time for the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, here is a beautiful read-aloud about animal families preparing for an impending storm in their bayou habitat. Journey to the Louisiana wetlands and watch as all the animals of the bayou experience one of nature's...
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Owl Moon
Owl Moon

Jane Yolen · Philomel Books
Format: Book

Penguin Putnam Books, 1987. Library binding. Near mint condition. There is a tiny imperfection on the back cover. Beautiful illustrations by John Schoenherr.
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Stellaluna
Stellaluna

Janell Cannon · HMH Books for Young Readers; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

Knocked from her mother’s safe embrace by an attacking owl, Stellaluna lands headfirst in a bird’s nest. This adorable baby fruit bat’s world is literally turned upside down when she is adopted by the occupants of the nest and adapts to their peculiar bird habits. Two pages...
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Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt
Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt

Kate Messner · Chronicle Books
Pages: 52
Format: Print book

In this exuberant and lyrical follow-up to the award-winning Over and Under the Snow, discover the wonders that lie hidden between stalks, under the shade of leaves . . . and down in the dirt. Explore the hidden world and many lives of a garden through the course of a year! Up in the garden,...
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Owl Babies
Owl Babies

Martin Waddell · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The bay owls came out of their house,and they sat on the tree and waited.A big branch for Sarah, a small branch for Percy,and an old piece of ivy for Bill.When three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, they can't help but wonder where she is. Stunning illustrations...
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Pale Male:
Pale Male:

Janet Schulman · Knopf Books for Young Readers; 1st Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

The birdwatchers of Central Park were buzzinga young red-tailed hawk had been spotted would he stay The bird they dubbed Pale Male not only stayed he became one of New York Citys most famous residents Pale Male and his mate built their nest near the top of one of Fifth Avenues swankiest...
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How Much Does a Ladybug Weigh?
How Much Does a Ladybug Weigh?

Alison Limentani · Boxer Books Ltd, 2016.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

What does a little ladybug weigh? A snail? A swan? In her extraordinary picture book Alison Limentani introduces children to a fascinating world of wildlife, weight, numbers, and comparisons. Did you know that five starlings weigh the same as one squirrel - or that three rabbits weigh the same...
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Listen to Our World
Listen to Our World

Bill Martin Jr. · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From beloved storytellers Bill Martin Jr. and Michael Sampson and with shimmering illustrations by Caldecott Honor­ artist Melissa Sweet comes a celebration of the animals all around us!Squawk! Hiss! Grr! Roar! Big, small, black, brown - all kinds of animals make their home in our world....
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Who is in the Garden?
Who is in the Garden?

Vera Rosenberry · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A tour through a garden brings encounters with its inhabitants, including wrens, a praying mantis, a box turtle, and more.
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Mossy
Mossy

Jan Brett · Putnam Juvenile
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Who will help Mossy return home to Lilypad Pond? Mossy, an amazing turtle with a gorgeous garden growing on her shell, loses her freedom when Dr. Carolina, a biologist, takes her to live in her Edwardian museum. Visitors flock to see Mossy, but it is Dr. Carolina's niece, Tory, who notices...
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The Wonderful Habits of Rabbits
The Wonderful Habits of Rabbits

Douglas Florian · Little Bee Books Inc, 2016.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Follow one family of rabbits as they do all their favorite things in this sweet, poetic story from award-winning author Douglas Florian.The habits of rabbits are many, not few, with plenty of things that they love to do! This sweet, lyrical story by Douglas Florian follows a family of rabbits...
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Babies in the Bayou
Babies in the Bayou

Jim Arnosky · Putnam Juvenile; First edition
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

There are lots of babies in the bayou, and even though they might have sharp white teeth, hard shells, webbed feet, or quick claws, their mothers still need to watch over them and protect them from harm. The babies learn how to dig, and swim, and follow their alert mothers’ lead. Children...
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Out on the Prairie
Out on the Prairie

Donna M. Bateman · Charlesbridge
Format: Hardcover

Mixed media art transports readers to the rolling grasslands of Badlands National Park. Learn about the animals that inhabit this semiarid environment where baby critters and their mothers wallow, run, call, bark, hop, scurry, nod, slither, howl, and jump all day long and all through the night.Count...
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Painter and Ugly
Painter and Ugly

Robert J. Blake · Philomel Books
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Painter and Ugly are best friends. They run together, they swim together, they eat out of the same dinner bowls. When one calls out, "Yip," the other answers back. They are inseparable! That is, until they are forced apart and put on two different teams for the junior Iditarod....
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Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival
Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival

Kirby Larson · Walker
Pages: 28
Format: Book

Bobbi and Bob Cat are the best of friends. When their hometown of New Orleans was struck by Hurricane Katrina, many lost everything. But not Bobbi and Bob Cat -- they still had each other. Only by staying together could they survive. This is the story of their remarkable friendship.
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