- Publisher: Holiday House (2022-12-13)
- Language: English
- Paperback: 32 pages
- ISBN-13: 9780823452538
- Item Weight: 419.58 grams
- Dimensions: 10.4 x 10.3 x 0.36 cm
From the beloved science writer Gail Gibbons, rethink what you know about big bad wolves in this kid-friendly, illustrated guide with the latest facts from experts.
While most people think of hungry fangs when they think of wolves, modern research has proven wolves are not the dangerous threat many thought them to be. This new edition, vetted by an expert, presents the latest scientific information on wolves in language accessible for young readers through vibrant, detailed illustrations and easy-to-read text. Kids will love seeing wolves roam the snowy, watercolor landscape while learning new, surprising facts about this often-misunderstood animal.
Wolves tend to be shy and live peacefully among themselves in territories as large as 500 square miles. Pack leaders mate for life, and pack member hunt together, share food, and protect each other. See how wolves communicate with clearly labelled and expressive artwork. Read updated information on wolf hunting territories and the wolf pup development. Bonus pages include myths and legends about wolves, and a list of curious facts.
Author of over 120 nonfiction books for kids, including the Gorillas and Migration, and with hundreds of thousands of books sold, Gail Gibbons continues to bring science to kids in this deep dive into the lives of wolves.
About the Author
According to The Washington Post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers on a wide range of subjects. As an artist and a previous graphic designer for SNL, she brings educational information to life with bright, clear illustrations. Her many honors include the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.