Janet Halfmann grew up on a Michigan farm and ever since has been transforming ?the stories nature has to tell? into books that entertain and enlighten young readers. Starfish, skinks, and sea otters are among those who?ve received her graceful and informative chronicling. Halfmann lives in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with her husband and their menagerie of pets.
What's a great way for kids to learn about learning? Tell them how a sea otter takes swimming lessons, or how a chick learns to peck! Short entries portray how 12 different animals are taught various \"lessons.\" Chicks learn to peck to get their bellies full; a prairie dog pup learns how to spot and...[more]
In this book, on these pages, something’s hatching… What will peck and poke, and swim, or fly, or wobble out of each egg? Ten spreads with gatefolds and a dramatic fold-out finale lead young readers from a single penguin egg to an ostrich’s clutch of ten. Throughout, kids expand their grasp of...[more]