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Children's LiteratureThe next time you see a large pile of leaves and branches next to a lake or river, you better look twice. Beavers often work for days using tree branches, plants, and mud to make their lodge near the water. In a total of 121 words, this book describes how a beaver builds and uses their lodge. The full-page photographs allow the reader an up-close inspection of the beaver as it busily works. The simple table of contents lists three chapters, the glossary, index/word list, and list of sources for further information. This book will undoubtedly capture and hook early readers who will be attracted by the fascinating photographs. Adults will appreciate the content of this book as it addresses national science standards connected to life science. It will surely supplement any primary level curriculum related to animal habitats. It is part of the "Animal Homes" series. 2005, Capstone Press, Ages 5 to 7.