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Two more gorgeous books by author and illustrator, Steve Jenkins. Discover fascinating facts about animals with great infographics. Steve Jenkins never disappoints with his beautiful paper collage images and captivating lay outs. And great facts. Did you know that in a 24 hour period, elephants sleep 3.5 hours while squirrels sleep 15?

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All about the eyes of animals!

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Looking for the perfect picture book for your inquiry on animal habitats and adaptations? Here it is: Welcome Home Bear by Il Sung Na is a gorgeously illustrated tale of a bear looking for a new home. Bear tries out many the many different homes he sees other animals enjoying, but finds that they aren’t quite the right fit for him.

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Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox is a beautifully illustrated little book. Each spread has a lovely portrait of a child as a particular animal and a couple simple lines about why they feel like that animal.

Perfect for a writing prompt, art lesson, or discussing Anishinaabe totem animals – animal guides.

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I just LOVE this astonishingly beautiful book of the animal kingdom. A perfect periodic read aloud, gift, or addition to any library or classroom, this large sized book will fascinate young ones.

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Each page states a very interesting fact about a specific animal. In one lifetime, a woodpecker will drill 30 holes, a kangaroo will birth 50 joeys, and a caribou will grow 10 sets of antlers. Fabulous book with gorgeous illustrations. Great nonfiction read aloud.

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I love the illustrations in the this nonfiction narrative picture book. Contains a lot of factual information written in a poetic form. Great read aloud either in sections for younger kids or in one sitting for upper primary/intermediate.

And while you’re on the topic of migration, it may be prudent to mention that people are on the move too! In fact, some of the students may have migrated themselves. Here’s a gorgeous, award-winning, highly recommended book that’s sure to launch many observations and conversations and connections.

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This is such a delicious, gorgeous information storybook. The children have been eating it up. I love the illustrations and the wonderful discoveries you make about animals. The ending, with notes on each animal is fascinating to the children.

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