A House in the Sky
And Other Uncommon Animal Homes
Caldecott Honor recipient Steve Jenkins gives young readers a tour of the residences of fourteen different animals.
Some animals build nests, some live in holes in the ground, and some even live in books! Turtles, birds, fish, beavers, and kangaroos are just like people—they need homes, and take up residence in unusual places. Readers get a glimpse of the similarities between human and animal homes with sidebars that detail the unique qualities of each animal and its home.
Robbin Gourley's stylized yet realistic watercolor illustrations prove that nonfiction can be accurate and elegant.
Backmatter includes more information about each animal—their habits and their habitats.
Look Inside the Book:
Author & Illustrator Bios:Steve Jenkins, author
Steve Jenkins, recipient of a Caldecott Honor, has written or co-written more than thirty books about the natural world for young readers, inlcuding Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea and What Do You Do With a Tail Like This? (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). Read more about Steve here.
Robbin Gourley, illustrator
Robin Gourley is the author/illustrator of several children's books, including Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Make You a Pie: A Story About Edna Lewis (Clarion). Read more about Robbin here.
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ISBN: 978-1-63289-603-2 EPUB
ISBN: 978-1-63289-604-9 PDF
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Page count: 32
ENTER TRIM SIZE 9 x 9
Correlated to Common Core State Standards:
English Language Arts-Literacy. Reading Literature. Grade K. Standards 1-4, 6-8, 10
English Language Arts-Literacy. Reading Literature. Grade 1. Standards 1-4, 6-8, 10