About the Author
ANN LOVE and JANE DRAKE, sisters and coauthors, have written many award-winning books for young readers, including Cool Woods: A Trip around the World’s Boreal Forest; Snow Amazing: Cool Facts and Warm Tales; Trash Action: A Fresh Look at Garbage; Sweet! The Delicious Story of Candy; and Alien Invaders: Species That Threaten Our World. They share a lifelong interest in the environment and the wild, travel extensively, and, through their books and presentations, inspire children to be more observant of the world around them. Ann Love and Jane Drake live in the Toronto area.
BILL SLAVIN has illustrated over seventy books for children, including The Big Book of Canada by Christopher Moore and It’s a Snap: George Eastman’s First Photograph in Monica Kulling’s ‘Great Idea Series’, biographies for the very young. He has won the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award, the Blue Spruce Award, and the Zena Sutherland Award for Children’s Literature, among many others. Bill Slavin lives in Millbrook, Ontario.
- Reading level: Ages 9-12
- Hardcover: 80 pages
- Publisher: Tundra Books (April 13, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0887768849
- ISBN-13: 978-0887768842
SOURCE: LIBRARY THING Early Reviewers
This book is not only adorable but it is full of facts about dogs, cats and other pet-type animals. There is also a fascinating time line about animals that runs through the whole book at the bottom of each page. Obviously, I am a dog person, but the stories in the book gave the pros and cons about each animal and would help a child decide which would be the best pet for their family. There is also a great poster that folds out from the dust jacket. This would make an excellent gift to any child who adores animals or a child’s library.