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New Trade Paper
Available October 2015
Other titles in the All Aboard Reading series:
Baby Wolf (All Aboard Reading)by Mary Batten
Synopses & Reviews
Deep in the swamp, a baby alligator crawls out of its broken shell. What's in store for this little reptile? Follow it through its first adventures, and get a glimpse into the world of these amazing creatures. The easy-to-read text describes how alligators live, from what they eat to how they swim so quickly. You'll also find fun facts about alligators' dinosaur-hunting ancestors and their more contemporary cousin, the crocodile.
What makes a pony a pony? How are they different from horses? Filled with loads of interesting facts and bright, realistic illustrations.
After the 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia, a little hippo named Owen was discovered orphaned and alone, far from home. Come read the true and heartwarming story of the animal sanctuary that provided a new home for Owen, where he found an unlikely best friend in a 130- year-old tortoise named Mzee.
About the Author
Mary Batten is an award-winning science writer whose previous books, Discovery By Chance, The Tropical Forest, and Nature's Tricksters, were written for the juvenile market. Her magazine credits include Cosmopolitan, Science Digest, and International Wildlife. She has written scripts for fifty television films, the producers of which include Time-Life Films, Children's Television Workshop, National Geographic, and Walt Disney Educational Film Division. She lives in Virginia.
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