Forest Bright, Forest Night by Jennifer Ward

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Learn about the animals that make the forest their home by day and at night. This creative approach of looking at animal habitats in the forest puts readers close up to deer, bear, quail, crickets, mice, foxes, and more.

Someone is always awake in the forest, and someone else is always asleep! Some animals are alert in daytime and sleep at night. Others are alert at night, and are sleepyheads during the day. Be sure to count the animals! You FLIP THIS BOOK from day to night and back--a nice hands-on way to show the same view day and night. Teachers: this book is a great way to integrate science and literature.

Perfect for anyone looking for children's books:
  • with beautiful illustrations!
  • about nocturnal animals in the forest
  • for kids at home.
  • to give as a gift.
  • as an addition to the elementary science curriculum.

  • As a child, Jennifer Ward spent a lot of time exploring in nature, and often wrote stories about what she saw. Sometimes she wrote them just for herself. Sometimes she gave them to her parents. Also as an adult, Jennifer immersed herself in nature. She became a teacher-but eventually decided to write full time for children. She is now the author of several popular children's books. Forest Bright, Forest Night is Jennifer's first book with Dawn Publications.

    Jamichael Henterly never intended to be a book illustrator. He was an Army paratrooper, an infantry medic, a firefighter and a Forest Service fire lookout. He wanted to be a scientist, but he loved to draw-and somehow "blundered into" illustrating as a career. Jamichael does lots of research when he illustrates. He says that "to draw like an artist helps you to see like a scientist, and to see like a scientist helps you to draw like an artist. I strive to capture in my pictures the same beauty and wonder that captivates and excites me as an observer of nature." He lives along a wild river near Deming, Washington.

    Dawn Publications

    Pub Date: March 01, 2005

    0.14" H x 11.02" L x 9.02" W

    32 pages