Wolves: Life in the Pack

Wolves: Life in the Pack

by Willow Clark
     
 

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
K-Gr 1—Though possibly useful for extending ideas of what constitutes a "family," in other respects these volumes are of uneven quality at best. Each spread pairs one- to two-sentence descriptions with dark, oversaturated, full-bleed animal photos, and closes with a nearly nonexistent index and a glossary in which words are defined only through tiny pictures. The relationship between narrative and pictures is sometimes tenuous; in Penguins the statement that "there are 17 kinds of penguins" is illustrated with portraits of five (and those not depicted to scale), and in Dolphins a vague claim that "the pod works together when a member is hurt" accompanies a generic view of dolphins swimming. Penguins is further marred by the bald (and arguable) assertion that "the emperor penguin is the only animal that lives on Antarctica year-round." Other volumes, particularly those featuring the ever-photogenic lions and meerkats, may draw readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781448825158
Publisher:
Rosen Publishing Group, Incorporated, The
Publication date:
01/15/2011
Series:
Animal Families Series
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
390L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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