Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 5 to 10
- Grade: k to 5
- Reading age: 5 to 10
Kids are curious about animals. In this book, straightforward, simple text introduces young children to wild cats, revealing where and how they live, and how they give birth and raise their young. Beautifully detailed illustrations give kids a close-up look and a realistic picture of how each species compares in size, movement and habitat. The Kids Can Press Wildlife Series meets the research needs of young children and satisfies their curiosity about these magnificent North American animals.
About the authors
Deborah Hodge is the author of more than twenty-five books for children. She specializes in writing engaging non-fiction for young readers and loves the challenge of using few words to explain big thoughts. Many of Deborah’s books have received awards and have been published internationally. Her honors include the Information Book Award of Canada and the Green Prize for Sustainable Literature, and she was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature. Her work has also appeared on ALA’s Top Ten Best Environmental Books for Youth. Deborah lives in Vancouver.
Nancy Gray Ogle is an avid naturalist, art teacher and nature illustrator. She lives in Muskoka, Ontario.
- Winner, Parents’ Choice Approved Winner
- Winner, Pick of the Lists , American Bookseller
This well-designed volume ... maintains a sense of visual calm and verbal continuity — Handsome paintings illustrate this book effectively.
Soft, evocative watercolor paintings and easy-to-read texts.
This book (part of the Wild Animal series) fills an important niche for early readers.
Other titles by Deborah Hodge
West Coast Wild ABC
West Coast Wild at Low Tide
West Coast Wild Babies
Cooking with Bear
A Story and Recipes from the Forest
Bear’s Winter Party
West Coast Wild
A Nature Alphabet
Rescuing the Children
The Story of the Kindertransport
Watch Me Grow!
A Down-to-Earth Look at Growing Food in the City
Up We Grow!
A Year in the Life of a Small, Local Farm