What Do You Do With a Tail Like This

Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547488929
Release Date: 2009-06-15
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A nose for digging? Ears for seeing? Eyes that squirt blood? Explore the many amazing things animals can do with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails in this interactive guessing book, beautifully illustrated in cut-paper collage, which was awarded a Caldecott Honor. This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades K-1, Read Aloud Informational Text).

What Do You Do With a Tail Like This

Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547772929
Release Date: 2009-06-15
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A nose for digging? Ears for seeing? Eyes that squirt blood? Explore the many amazing things animals can do with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails in this interactive guessing book, beautifully illustrated in cut-paper collage, which was awarded a Caldecott Honor. This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades K-1, Read Aloud Informational Text).

What Do You Do With a Tail Like This

Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547488929
Release Date: 2009-06-15
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A nose for digging? Ears for seeing? Eyes that squirt blood? Explore the many amazing things animals can do with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails in this interactive guessing book, beautifully illustrated in cut-paper collage, which was awarded a Caldecott Honor. This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades K-1, Read Aloud Informational Text).

What Do You Do When Something Wants To Eat You

Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547772912
Release Date: 2015-03-03
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

What would you do if something wanted to eat you? Walk on water? Stick out your tongue? Play dead? Animals in the wild use all kinds of methods to protect themselves from their enemies. Using dynamic and intricate cut-paper collages, Steve Jenkins explores the many fascinating and unique defense mechanisms creatures use to escape from danger.

Sisters and Brothers

Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547488028
Release Date: 2008-04-14
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The award-winning team of What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? and Move! once again create a nonfiction picture book that is amazingly beautiful, fun, and filled with all sorts of interesting facts. Here, Steve Jenkins and Robin Page investigate sibling relationships throughout the animal kingdom. In this book you will learn that anteaters are always only children and nine-banded armadillos are always born as identical quadruplets. You will also learn that falcons play-hunt in the sky and that hyena cubs fight to the death. This is the perfect book for animal lovers young and old!

I See a Kookaburra

Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547769813
Release Date: 2005-05-30
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

I See a Kookaburra! lets readers search for an oystercatcher, an elephant shrew, and a fierce snapping turtle in the places where they live. Learn how these animals and many others grow and thrive in very different environments. Incorporated into the book is an interactive element. Hidden in the illustrations are animals camouflaged in their surroundings. Turn the page to see if you were able to find them all!

Dogs and Cats

Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547348933
Release Date: 2007-05-14
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Are you a cat lover? A dog person? Either way, this book is for you! Read about how your favorite companion came to be a pet and how its body works. Then, flip the book over and find out about the other kind. Once again Steve Jenkins takes children’s nonfiction to a new level. Here is an amazing book filled with great information, visual facts, and lots of animal history. The illustrations are so incredibly realistic, you’ll want to pet them!

Biggest Strongest Fastest

Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547349297
Release Date: 1997-08-25
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

An informative introduction to the "world records" held by fourteen members of the animal kingdom. Each spread portrays an animal that is the largest, slowest, longest lived. Readers can see the animal's size in relation to something familiar.

Actual Size

Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547349580
Release Date: 2009-06-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

How big is a crocodile? What about a tiger, or the world’s largest spider? Can you imagine a tongue that is two feet long or an eye that’s bigger than your head? Sometimes facts and figures don’t tell the whole story. Sometimes you need to see things for yourself—at their actual size.

Never Smile at a Monkey

Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547529134
Release Date: 2009-10-19
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"Visually stunning."--"School Library Journal, "starred review When it comes to wild animals, everyone knows that there are certain things you just don't do. It's clearly a bad idea to tease a tiger, pull a python's tail, or bother a black widow spider. But do you know how dangerous it can be to pet a platypus, collect a cone shell, or touch a tang fish? Some creatures have developed unusual ways of protecting themselves or catching prey, which can make them unexpectedly hazardous to your health. In this dynamic and fascinating picture book by Steve Jenkins, you'll find out what you should "never" do if you encounter one of these surprisingly dangerous animals.

Just a Second

Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618708963
Release Date: 2011
Genre: JUVENILE NONFICTION

A lyrical tribute to the amazing things in nature that can occur in various increments of time invites youngsters to think about time as measured by such examples as the flap of a vulture's wing, a crocodile's heartbeat and the life of a mayfly. By the creator of the Caldecott Honor-winning What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? 35,000 first printing.

Eye to Eye

Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544302433
Release Date: 2014-04-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In his latest eye-popping work of picture book nonfiction, the Caldecott Honor–winning author-illustrator Steve Jenkins explains how for most animals, eyes are the most important source of information about the world in a biological sense. The simplest eyes—clusters of light-sensitive cells—appeared more than one billion years ago, and provided a big survival advantage to the first creatures that had them. Since then, animals have evolved an amazing variety of eyes, along with often surprising ways to use them.

Locomotive

Author: Brian Floca
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442485228
Release Date: 2013-09-03
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Caldecott Medal Winner, Sibert Honor Book, and New York Times bestseller Locomotive is a rich and detailed sensory exploration of America’s early railroads, from the creator of the “stunning” (Booklist) Moonshot. It is the summer of 1869, and trains, crews, and family are traveling together, riding America’s brand-new transcontinental railroad. These pages come alive with descriptive details of the journey: the sounds, speed, and strength of the mighty locomotives; the work that keeps them moving; and the thrill of travel from plains to mountain to ocean. Come sit inside the caboose, feel the heat of the engine, watch the landscape race by. Come ride the rails, come cross the young country!

Down Down Down

Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0618966366
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Provides a top-to-bottom look at the ocean, from birds and waves to thermal vents and ooze.

My First Day

Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547738512
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Explores the first day of life for a variety of animals, from the emperor penguin to the Siberian tiger.