Sisters & Brothers: Sibling Relationships in the Animal World

Robin Page (Author) Steve Jenkins (Author)


The award-winning team behind What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? and Move
investigate sibling relationships throughout the animal kingdom in Sisters and Brothers.
In this book you will learn that anteaters are always only children and nine-banded armadillos
are always born as identical quadruplets, plus lots of other fascinating family
facts. A perfect book for animal lovers young and old--now available in paperback.

Product Details

$7.99  $7.35
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
March 20, 2012
9.8 X 0.1 X 9.8 inches | 0.35 pounds
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About the Author

Steve Jenkins and Robin Page live in Boulder, Colorado, with their three children. Sisters and Brothers is the fifth book they created together. Robin grew up on a farm, where she played and worked with her four siblings. Steve has a younger brother, and like wild turkeys, they have been friends for life. Visit Steve at


"[P]acked with amazing biology...Depicted in crisp, gorgeous, cut-and-torn paper collages..." Booklist, starred 03/01/08 Booklist, ALA, Starred Review

"...splendid contribution, another winner from an accomplished team." Kirkus, starred review, 04/01/08 Kirkus Reviews, Starred

"... fascinating animal facts...the new focus allows deeper explorations of the growth and development stages." Horn Book, May/June 08

Horn Book

"...intriguing gorgeous cut-and-torn-paper collages." NYTBR May 11, 2008 The New York Times Book Review

"Readers will love sharing this...The sibling focus is a way to include a wealth of fascinating science." Book Links, ALA

"Realistic . . . collages form a visual lure . . . eye-catching, and with an interesting approach to the animal world." July 2008 School Library Journal, Starred

"With nifty torn-paper illustrations, this nonfiction book highlights all sorts of interesting sibling relationships." The Seattle Times