Step by Step
Who walks in the mud?
Who crawls to the ocean?
A sea turtle hatchling.
Who walks in the snow?
A penguin chick.
Baby animal tracks lead readers from page to page in this nonfiction picture book. Included are thirteen mammals, birds, reptiles, and invertebrates. The realistic illustrations depict young animals in natural habitats, making it an ideal informational text for very young readers. The back matter includes more facts about each baby and how it learns to walk. Available in hardcover and board book editions.
Grades Pre-K to Grade 1. 32 pages. Full color art. Holiday House, 2018. 978-0-8234-3939-3 (h); 978-0-8234-4023-8 (board book has no back matter.)
The illustrations were drawn and painted on the computer.
“The simple, patterned presentation neatly imparts multifaceted information, and a handy, succinct addendum will encourage second and third views. Effortlessly enlightening.” Kirkus Reviews
"...[an] informative introduction to animal behavior for the littlest naturalists and a fun guessing game for preschoolers." School Library Review
"Here is a science book with the “aw” factor of a playful read-aloud for young children." Booklist