Animals

Mama Loves

By Molly Goode

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Follows, in rhyming text and illustrations, the activities of a variety of animal mothers as they care for their babies.

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What Mommies Do Best, What Daddies Do Best

By Laura Joffe Numeroff and Lynn Munsinger (illustrator)

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From porcupine moms to alligator dads, Munsinger’s expressive illustrations show that loving families have little to do with how we look and lots to do with how we care for one another.

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The Napping House

By Audrey Wood

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Everyone is sleeping peacefully, but then along comes a flea.

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Aardvarks, Disembark!

By Ann Jonas

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After the flood, Noah calls out of the ark a variety of little-known animals, many of which are now endangered.

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

By Bill Martin, Jr.

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Repetition and rhyme make this book an all-time favorite.

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Interrupted Journey: Saving Endangered Sea Turtles

By Kathryn Lasky

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Describes efforts to protect sea turtles, particularly Kemp's ridley turtles, and help them reproduce and replenish their once-dwindling numbers.

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Geoffrey Groundhog Predicts the Weather

By Bruce Koscielniak

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When Geoffrey Groundhog pops out of his hole to predict the weather, he is blinded by television cameras and lights and is unable to see if he has a shadow. No one in town knows how to proceed, so Geoffrey needs help fast.

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Go to Sleep, Groundhog!

By Judy Cox

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When Groundhog is unable to sleep, he experiences autumn and winter holidays he never knew about, and then he finally falls asleep before Groundhog Day.

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Gregory's Shadow

By Don Freeman

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Gregory Groundhog and his shadow desperately look for each other after they become separated from one another just before their annual appearance on Groundhog Day.

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