A House in the Sky

A House in the Sky

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Overview

Caldecott Honor recipient Steve Jenkins shines as the author of this amusing and thorough introduction to animal homes.

Turtles, birds, fish, beavers, and kangaroos are just like people—they need homes, and take up residence in unusual places. A simple main text introduces similarities between human and animal homes while sidebars detail the unique qualities of each animal and its home. Stylized yet realistic watercolor illustrations prove that nonfiction can be accurate and elegant, and readers of all ages will appreciate this layered narrative.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580897808
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 05/08/2018
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 469,093
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author

Steve Jenkins is the award-winning, Caldecott Honor author/illustrator of more than thirty books about the natural world for young readers. A few of his critically acclaimed titles include, Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the SeaWhat Do You Do With a Tail Like This?; and Eye to Eye: How Animals See The World.

Robbin Gourley, is the author/illustrator of several children's books. She illustrated First Garden: The White House Garden and How It Grew and both wrote and illustrated Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Make You a Pie: A Story About Edna Lewis.

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Animals, like people, often need a cozy place to sleep, a hideaway for escaping danger, or a safe place to raise a family. They need a house.

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