National Geographic Kids Animal Stories: Heartwarming True Tales from the Animal Kingdom

National Geographic Kids Animal Stories: Heartwarming True Tales from the Animal Kingdom

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National Geographic Kids Animal Stories: Heartwarming True Tales from the Animal Kingdom by Jane Yolen, Jui Ishida

Amazing animal stories that span the centuries come to life in this beautifully written and illustrated book. Some are sweet, some funny, some surprising, but all are emotionally powerful — the Capitolene geese who saved the Roman empire, Balto the Alaskan sled dog, Smoky the Bear, the passenger pigeon of WWI Cher Ami, and the latest internet sensation Christian the lion. A collection such as this comes along only once in a generation, full of heartwarming tales that families will read, re-read, and remember.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426317255
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 10/14/2014
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,285,479
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile: 1050L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 18 Years

About the Author

Born and raised in New York City, JANE YOLEN now lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts. She attended Smith College and received her master's degree in education from the University of Massachusetts. The distinguished author of more than 170 books, when she is not writing, Yolen composes songs, is a professional storyteller on the stage, and is the busy wife of a university professor, the mother of three grown children, and a grandmother.

JUI ISHIDA, born in Taiwan, was raised in Japan. After graduating from the Art Center College of Design, Ishida has had an illustrious career as an accomplished children's book illustrator.  Her unique style has been praised for its exquisite color and design.


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