The Squirrels' Busy Year
A First Science Storybook
Budding scientists will enjoy a gentle introduction to the seasons as squirrels scamper through the winter, spring, summer, and fall.
It's winter. It's cold! The squirrels are digging up acorns to eat. But what will they eat in the spring, when the acorns are gone? As the bushy-tailed creatures weather snowstorms, thunderstorms, and hot summer days, this gentle story uses simple, clear language and beautiful illustrations to introduce very young readers to the seasons and the changing weather they bring. Basic questions at the end help children remember and expand on what they've learned, and back matter includes an index.
About this Author
Martin Jenkins has written many celebrated books for children, including the First Science Storybook Bird Builds a Nest, illustrated by Richard Jones; The Emperor's Egg, illustrated by Jane Chapman; and Can We Save the Tiger?, illustrated by Vicky White. Martin Jenkins lives in England, where he works as a conservation biologist.
Richard Jones is also the illustrator of the First Science Storybook Bird Builds a Nest, written by Martin Jenkins. He lives in England.
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