It's Moving Day!

 
Pamela Hickman
Geraldo Valério
 

Tucked away beneath a big tree on the edge of a field lies a home --- a small burrow --- for many. In every season, a different creature makes its home here and then moves on, making room for the next occupant.

After a long winter's sleep, the woodchuck relocates to another burrow, but its former home is not left vacant for long. A cottontail rabbit raises her family there. After the kits have all hopped away, a salamander takes refuge in the same safe place.

Through this engaging and informative introduction to woodland animals in their habitats, young readers will delight in learning about natural science as it is integrated into an inviting picture book.

978-1-55453-929-1 | Aug 1, 2012
List Price: USD $8.95, CAD $8.95
4-color 9 x 9 32 pages
Grades: Pre-K To 2 / Ages: 4 to 7
978-1-55453-995-6 | Jul 4, 2013
List Price: USD $5.99, CAD $5.99

Educational Resources

H
1/2
Adult Directed
730L
LG
3.9

Awards & Reviews

“... an appealing and educational introduction ... [the] content is rich and abounding in natural drama ... acrylic illustrations ... are vibrant and filled with energy.”
— Canadian Children's Book News, May 2008
“... sweet and engaging book ... it is sure to comfort little ones ...”
— The Chronicle Herald, March 2008
“Valerio's acrylic illustrations jump off the page ... He uses naturalistic swathes of color to portray the seasons and the animals, excellently conveying birth, renewal and the passage of time --- indeed, the vivid and kinetic paintings are the real standout.”
— Kirkus Reviews, March 2008
“A lively introduction to woodland animals ...”
— Books for Growing Minds, March 2008
“... The illustrations are distinctive and engaging ... a calming book to read to a young child who is nervous about moving ...”
— Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 2008
2009 - Blue Spruce Award, Ontario Library Association, Short-listed
2009 - Best Bet for Children and Teens, Ontario Library Association, Winner
2009 - Shining Willow Award, Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice, Short-listed
2009 - Best Books for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner
2009 - Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Short-listed

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