Picture books on butterflies, treefrogs and sharks… oh my!

Opinion Sep 15, 2021 by Glenn Perrett Simcoe.com

Monarch Butterflies: Explore the Life Journey of One of the Winged Wonders of the World

Ann Hobbie, illustrated by Olga Baumert

Storey Publishing

2021, 48 pages

ISBN: 9781635862898

ages 7+

With the Monarch Butterflies’ fall migration occurring in Ontario, what better time to learn more about these beautiful and fascinating animals and Monarch Butterflies: Explore the Life Journey of One of the Winged Wonders of the World provides lots of information! Written by Ann Hobbie and illustrated by Olga Baumert, this book covers the Monarch Butterflies’ life cycle, anatomy, milkweed plants, life in a milkweed patch, migration, food, predators – and more. There is also information on how you can help Monarchs along with some “Fun Facts”, a glossary as well as where you can go to learn more about these animals.

Complementing the informative picture book are stunning illustrations. This is an excellent book for teachers to share with their students!

Dear Treefrog

Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Diana Sudyka

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

2021, 40 pages

ISBN: 9780358064763

ages 3+

Dear Treefrog is an interesting and educational nature picture book that will appeal to readers of all ages. After moving to a new home a shy and lonely girl finds a treefrog amongst vegetation and she looks for her new friend daily. The girl’s kindred spirit brings joy to her life.

Young readers will like the beautiful illustrations and everyone will find the poems and other text about treefrogs interesting and informative.

Dear Treefrog is a good book for adults to share with kids. At the end of the story there is more information about treefrogs in the section “More About Treefrogs and How to Welcome Them.”

The Shark Book

Steve Jenkins & Robin Page

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

2021, 34 pages

ISBN: 9781328569493

ages 5+

Many kids like sharks and they can learn a lot about these amazing animals in Steve Jenkins’ and Robin Page’s picture book The Shark Book. And while many picture books don’t have much text, this isn’t the case with The Shark Book making it a good read for older children. Readers of all ages will learn that there are more than 500 kinds of sharks, what a shark is, what they eat and even their ancient relatives such as megalodon. There is a section on “Shark record holders” (largest shark is the whale shark and the rarest is the pocket shark – only two have been seen by humans) as well as shark attacks, sharks in danger – and lots more.

Picture books on butterflies, treefrogs and sharks… oh my!

Opinion Sep 15, 2021 by Glenn Perrett Simcoe.com

Monarch Butterflies: Explore the Life Journey of One of the Winged Wonders of the World

Ann Hobbie, illustrated by Olga Baumert

Storey Publishing

2021, 48 pages

ISBN: 9781635862898

ages 7+

With the Monarch Butterflies’ fall migration occurring in Ontario, what better time to learn more about these beautiful and fascinating animals and Monarch Butterflies: Explore the Life Journey of One of the Winged Wonders of the World provides lots of information! Written by Ann Hobbie and illustrated by Olga Baumert, this book covers the Monarch Butterflies’ life cycle, anatomy, milkweed plants, life in a milkweed patch, migration, food, predators – and more. There is also information on how you can help Monarchs along with some “Fun Facts”, a glossary as well as where you can go to learn more about these animals.

Complementing the informative picture book are stunning illustrations. This is an excellent book for teachers to share with their students!

Dear Treefrog

Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Diana Sudyka

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

2021, 40 pages

ISBN: 9780358064763

ages 3+

Dear Treefrog is an interesting and educational nature picture book that will appeal to readers of all ages. After moving to a new home a shy and lonely girl finds a treefrog amongst vegetation and she looks for her new friend daily. The girl’s kindred spirit brings joy to her life.

Young readers will like the beautiful illustrations and everyone will find the poems and other text about treefrogs interesting and informative.

Dear Treefrog is a good book for adults to share with kids. At the end of the story there is more information about treefrogs in the section “More About Treefrogs and How to Welcome Them.”

The Shark Book

Steve Jenkins & Robin Page

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

2021, 34 pages

ISBN: 9781328569493

ages 5+

Many kids like sharks and they can learn a lot about these amazing animals in Steve Jenkins’ and Robin Page’s picture book The Shark Book. And while many picture books don’t have much text, this isn’t the case with The Shark Book making it a good read for older children. Readers of all ages will learn that there are more than 500 kinds of sharks, what a shark is, what they eat and even their ancient relatives such as megalodon. There is a section on “Shark record holders” (largest shark is the whale shark and the rarest is the pocket shark – only two have been seen by humans) as well as shark attacks, sharks in danger – and lots more.

Picture books on butterflies, treefrogs and sharks… oh my!

Opinion Sep 15, 2021 by Glenn Perrett Simcoe.com

Monarch Butterflies: Explore the Life Journey of One of the Winged Wonders of the World

Ann Hobbie, illustrated by Olga Baumert

Storey Publishing

2021, 48 pages

ISBN: 9781635862898

ages 7+

With the Monarch Butterflies’ fall migration occurring in Ontario, what better time to learn more about these beautiful and fascinating animals and Monarch Butterflies: Explore the Life Journey of One of the Winged Wonders of the World provides lots of information! Written by Ann Hobbie and illustrated by Olga Baumert, this book covers the Monarch Butterflies’ life cycle, anatomy, milkweed plants, life in a milkweed patch, migration, food, predators – and more. There is also information on how you can help Monarchs along with some “Fun Facts”, a glossary as well as where you can go to learn more about these animals.

Complementing the informative picture book are stunning illustrations. This is an excellent book for teachers to share with their students!

Dear Treefrog

Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Diana Sudyka

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

2021, 40 pages

ISBN: 9780358064763

ages 3+

Dear Treefrog is an interesting and educational nature picture book that will appeal to readers of all ages. After moving to a new home a shy and lonely girl finds a treefrog amongst vegetation and she looks for her new friend daily. The girl’s kindred spirit brings joy to her life.

Young readers will like the beautiful illustrations and everyone will find the poems and other text about treefrogs interesting and informative.

Dear Treefrog is a good book for adults to share with kids. At the end of the story there is more information about treefrogs in the section “More About Treefrogs and How to Welcome Them.”

The Shark Book

Steve Jenkins & Robin Page

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

2021, 34 pages

ISBN: 9781328569493

ages 5+

Many kids like sharks and they can learn a lot about these amazing animals in Steve Jenkins’ and Robin Page’s picture book The Shark Book. And while many picture books don’t have much text, this isn’t the case with The Shark Book making it a good read for older children. Readers of all ages will learn that there are more than 500 kinds of sharks, what a shark is, what they eat and even their ancient relatives such as megalodon. There is a section on “Shark record holders” (largest shark is the whale shark and the rarest is the pocket shark – only two have been seen by humans) as well as shark attacks, sharks in danger – and lots more.