Amanda Haley holds a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She lives in Ohio with her husband and their golden retriever, Sally.
This entry in the You Can't... series explores the science, geography, and physiology that determine how and where various creatures live. It begins with animals whose bodies create their home, then features those who use nests, burrows, dens, etc. Next come homes that humans live in. Each section is...[more]
This fun and informative book looks at space and how it work. It is sure to intrigue young readers.
You Can\'t Taste a Pickle with your Ear, but you can with your mouth! Clear explanations (fact-checked and approved by a pediatrician), colorful illustrations and humorous analogies make for a fresh look at a familiar topic, sure to have young readers learning one minute and laughing the next. From...[more]
Who sleeps in a bed? Does a polar bear? Does a beaver? Does a bumblebee? Do you? Bedtime is one of the most important times of the day for young children, and this latest addition to the informative Early Experiences series explains to children why only some animals have beds, but everybody goes to sleep....[more]
You really can\'t see your bones with binoculars...but you can see them with X-rays! Actual X-rays of real bones overlay the quirky illustrations and an engaging, interactive text take kids through the skeletal system, inviting them to find and feel their own bones. Clear explanations (fact-checked and...[more]
You can\'t lay an egg if you\'re an elephant! So how are baby elephants born? What about baby penguins or baby chickens? Do they come from eggs? What about humans? This informative text examines the difference between animals that lay eggs and animals that give birth to live babies. Each chapter describes...[more]
Jam-packed with information -- grown-ups will learn from this book, too! It\'s written by a doctor with more than thirty years experience treating children and families. The latest addition to the popular You Can\'t... series focuses on common illnesses that affect children. Fred Ehrlich explains what...[more]
This fun and informative look at brains--insect brains, bird brains, monkey brains, human brains-- and how they work is sure to intrigue young readers. Clear explanations (fact-checked and approved by a pediatrician), colorful illustrations and humorous analogies make for a fresh look at a familiar...[more]
You Can\'t See a Dodo at the Zoo looks at the world of extinct and endangered species. In easy-to-understand language, Fred Ehrlich covers dinosaurs, extinct birds and mammals, and endangered animals, giving clear and concise explanations of what happened to them. Punctuated with humorous verse to emphasize...[more]
Clink, clink, clink, clink...Clink, clink, clinkity... Money saved in a bank makes your brain think-thinkity! Children are fascinated by moneyhow it looks, feels, smells, and most of all, what it buys. And Pete is no exception. The rhymed verse describes how Pete saves his allowance, spends too much...[more]
Grandparents and grandkids both have their say in these newly-reissued favorites. Grandmas can make a sleepover amazing, listen to things it’s hard to tell other grown-ups, and see you a little differently than anyone else does. Grandma’s grandkids teach her about computers, keep her busy, and...[more]
Grandma is much more than just the matriarch of the family. Whether she\'s keeping time during a race, building the perfect toy, turning the pages while you play your music, or just warming your hands, there are many reasons why a grandmother is great. Breaking traditional stereotypes, this book encourages...[more]
Grandpa is much more than just the patriarch of the family. Whether he\'s keeping time during a race, building the perfect toy, turning the pages while you play your music, or just warming your hands, there are many reasons why a grandfather is great. Breaking traditional stereotypes, this book encourages...[more]