Homes in the Wild: Where Baby Animals and Their Parents Live


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$18.99  $17.66
Roaring Brook Press
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10.1 X 10.0 X 0.5 inches | 1.15 pounds

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About the Author

Lita Judge is the author and illustrator of several award-winning picture books for young readers, including How Big Were Dinosaurs?, Bird Talk, Born in the Wild, Flight School, and Red Sled. She wrote and illustrated a young adult free verse biography of Mary Shelley titled Mary's Monster. She lives in Peterborough, New Hampshire, with her husband, two cats and a parrot.


"A lovely and informative picture book featuring over 20 kinds of animal families and their homes in nature. A must for nonfiction collections everywhere." --School Library Journal, starred review

"An attractive, visually engaging introduction to animal homes." --Booklist

"The paintings . . . are true, endearing winners, depicting realistic, adorable, close-knit animal families in their homes and habitats . . . Solid, appealing nonfiction for the younger set." --Kirkus Reviews

"Advanced young readers will appreciate the combination of adorable animals and sophisticated text, while others will enjoy having the details read aloud as they look at endearing kits and pups." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Born in the Wild

"Small humans whose parents read to them will find fellow feeling with the well-care-for wild babies in these pages . . . Warmly friendly and inviting for a wide range of ages." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"This charming picture book presents more than 20 baby animals and their parents . . . illustrations depict these animals so tenderly that readers may forget that these are wild creatures." --School Library Journal, starred review

"Judge offers an intimate study of the lives of animal babies and their parents, accompanied by her typically tender, naturalistic illustrations." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"A visually captivating volume on animal families." --Booklist