Double Review! Animal Bites from Animal Planet by Laaren Brown

26 Jul

wildanimalsWild Animals
Series: Animal Bites
Written by Laaren Brown
Photography from Various Artists
80 pages – ages 6+
Published by Animal Planet on June 21, 2016

Publisher’s Synopsis- “With more than 200 gorgeous animal photos of lions, giraffes, ibexes, flamingos, hippopotamuses, and many others, Animal Planet Wild Animals is a fun, habitat-by-habitat guide that provides kids in the first years of schooling with the perfect bite-sized view of their favorite wild animals. Arranged thematically with focus on animal behavior and family relationships, young readers will explore sections about animal bodies, baby animals, food, play time, conservation and more. Special book features designed for this age group include Quick Bites sidebars with cool animal facts, simple infographics, and illustrated maps of life in the African savannah and Amazon rain forest.”

 

farmanimalsFarm Animals
Series: Animal Bites
Written by Laaren Brown
Photography from Various Artists
80 pages – ages 6+
Published by Animal Planet on June 21, 2016

Publisher’s Synopsis- “With more than 200 gorgeous animal photos of cows, pigs, sheep, goats, chickens, llamas, and many others, Animal Planet Farm Animals is a fun, habitat-by-habitat guide that provides kids in the first years of schooling with the perfect bite-sized view of their favorite farm animals. Arranged thematically with focus on animal behavior and family relationships, young readers will explore sections about animal bodies, baby animals, food, play time, conservation and more. Special book features designed for this age group include Quick Bites sidebars with cool animal facts, simple infographics, and illustrated maps of life in on the farm and at the petting zoo.”

What I Thought about these books- This was a nice look into basic farm animals that kids know and love and wild animals that some kids may never have heard of. The books are organized very well, and are eye-pleasing. Kids will love looking at the fact boxes and realizing that baby ostriches are as big as chickens when hatched and that a Valais Blacknose Sheep is about as tall as a skateboard. It includes ways that kids are similar to the animals, and things you can do to help the animals. The photos are big, bright, and capture the spirit of the animals! The author has a way of writing nonfiction while still making it interesting to kids, keeping them reading. I recommend these books to kids that want to know about these types of animals, and to classrooms to open a unit.

I give these books five out of five bookworms!fivebooks

14 Responses to “Double Review! Animal Bites from Animal Planet by Laaren Brown”

  1. Darlene July 27, 2016 at 3:13 am #

    I love books like this. They make great gifts for kids and what kid doesn’t like books about animals!

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  2. Diane Tulloch July 27, 2016 at 3:44 am #

    Here, here Darlene I agree kids love these type of books and anything to do with animals. Love the bright colourful pictures and because of the fun facts these will be a favourite for years of reading.

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  3. Genevieve Petrillo July 27, 2016 at 6:13 am #

    Erg… Where am I? Where is the book about bed-sleeping, kibble-eating, walk-taking, toy-playing doggies??? I’ve been robbed, E.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

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  4. Pragmatic Mom July 27, 2016 at 9:36 am #

    These nonfiction books look great!! Animals are always a draw!

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  5. LovableLobo July 27, 2016 at 12:34 pm #

    We are a little partial to books that help kids learn about nature.

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  6. Sue Morris @ KidLitReviews July 31, 2016 at 5:11 pm #

    I love Nat. Geo. Books. This publisher has yet to disappoint me. Where were they when I was a kid (the first time).

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