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This whimsical and intriguing picture book explores the different roles of fatherhood in the animal kingdom. Readers will learn about various animal dads and their many different parenting skills: baby-sitting - an emperor penguin dad watches over the eggs for nine weeks while the mother searches for food; hunting - a wolf dad leads the pack on hunting trips and brings meat for new pups to eat; giving birth - a seahorse mother's eggs hatch inside the dad's special belly pouch. Sneed Collard's concise, clear text and award-winning artist Steve Jenkins's informative cut-paper collages reveal unique tasks that animal dads perform in raising their offspring.

Synopsis:

This whimsical and intriguing picture book explores the different roles of fatherhood in the animal kingdom. Readers will learn about various animal dads and their many different parenting skills: baby-sitting - an emperor penguin dad watches over the eggs for nine weeks while the mother searches for food; hunting - a wolf dad leads the pack on hunting trips and brings meat for new pups to eat; giving birth - a seahorse mother's eggs hatch inside the dad's special belly pouch. Sneed Collard's concise, clear text and award-winning artist Steve Jenkins's informative cut-paper collages reveal unique tasks that animal dads perform in raising their offspring.

About the Author

Sneed B. Collard III has written more than fifty books for young people. To research and photograph The Prairie Builders, he spent two weeks in Iowa, interviewing scientists and accompanying them into the field. Sneed lives in Missoula, Montana.Caldecott Honor Winner Steve Jenkins lives in Boulder, Colorado, with his wife and collaborator, Robin Page, and their three children. Along with writing and illustrating children's books, Steve and Robin run a graphic design studio.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618032990
Author:
Jenkins, Steve
Author:
Jenkins, Steve
Author:
Collard III, Sneed B.
Author:
Collard, Sneed B., III
Author:
Sneed B. Collard III
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Zoology
Subject:
Parental behavior in animals
Subject:
Animals -- Habits and behavior.
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Publication Date:
March 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full color illustrations
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.80x9.66x.13 in. .32 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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This whimsical and intriguing picture book explores the different roles of fatherhood in the animal kingdom. Readers will learn about various animal dads and their many different parenting skills: baby-sitting - an emperor penguin dad watches over the eggs for nine weeks while the mother searches for food; hunting - a wolf dad leads the pack on hunting trips and brings meat for new pups to eat; giving birth - a seahorse mother's eggs hatch inside the dad's special belly pouch. Sneed Collard's concise, clear text and award-winning artist Steve Jenkins's informative cut-paper collages reveal unique tasks that animal dads perform in raising their offspring.
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