Synopses & Reviews
Join a pack of woolly mammoths as they trek south for the winter, braving fierce storms, deadly predators, and raging rivers while making their slow journey across the gorgeous unspoiled lands of this continent until finally they reach their goal.
With the same jouncy and joyous rhythms of her youngest picture book texts, Lisa Wheeler introduces readers to one of the most awesome beasts to ever walk the earth: the massive, hairy--legendary--wonderful woolly mammoth!
This factually based book includes an author's note.
*"Young audiences will be riveted by this compelling introduction, and rightly tempted to echo the awed refrain: 'Big and bulky, / huge and hulky, / wide and woolly mammoths!'"
Here come the woolly mammoths!
About the Author
is the author of many books for young readers, including One Dark Night
and Farmer Dale's Red Pickup Truck
. She lives near Detroit, Michigan.
KURT CYRUS has illustrated several picture books, including Avalanche Annie: A Not-So-Tall Tale by Lisa Wheeler, and his own Hotel Deep: Light Verse from Dark Water and Oddhopper Opera: A Bug's Garden of Verses. He lives in Cottage Grove, Oregon.
CITATION: *"Young audiences will be riveted by this compelling introduction, and rightly tempted to echo the awed refrain: 'Big and bulky, / huge and hulky, / wide and woolly mammoths!'" (Kirkus Reviews, Mar 15 2006 )