Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 4 to 8
- Grade: p to 3
Could you sprint 40 miles per hour to escape a coyote? The white-tailed jackrabbit can. Rabbits are pretty quick on their feet, but did you know that hares are even faster? Endowed with incredible jumping and running capabilities and possessing 360-degree vision, rabbits and hares are built for life on the move. Young readers will learn all about these cute creatures through fascinating text and color photographs.
About the author
Diane Swanson has been researching and writing nature books for children for over 25 years. Her work has been recognized with many awards, including the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children. Her titles have been regularly selected for the “our choice” list by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre. A frequent guest speaker at conferences on nature for kids, she lives in Victoria, B.C.