Synopses & Reviews
A natural best-seller, this touch-and-feel adventure by Maurice Pledger is sure to inspire even the youngest readers to explore their own backyards. Billy Bunny is on an adventure as he searches for his family and learns about baby animals along the way from where they live to why they look the way they do. Young explorers find a touchable experience on every page and learn a little about the wonders of animals and their families. Furry, rough, soft, woolly, leathery, or velvety, readers feel their way through the woods while increasing vocabulary and exploring sensory learning.
About the Author
Maurice Pledger is an internationally-acclaimed artist known for his realistic and detailed illustrations of animals and wildlife. He's had no formal art training, but achieves the realism and detail in his beautiful artwork by spending hours in the field observing, sketching, and studying his subjects in their natural environment. First published at age 17, he has since had his illustrations featured on greeting cards, prints, gifts, and books. He has created several successful series, including Sounds of the Wild, Peek-and-Find, Nature Trails, and Pledger Sticker Books. He was the recipient of the 1992 Francis Williams Illustration Award for the Best Descriptive Illustration. This honor is given only once every 5 years by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.