Zoology for Kids: Understanding and Working with Animals, with 21 Activities (For Kids series)
By Josh Hestermann Chicago Review Press, 2015
ISBN: 1613749619 Ages 9-12
What a fun book!! In addition to learning all about what a zoologist does, you will find out about other people who work with animals such as a veterinarian or a zookeeper. There are amazing photographs of animals from all over the world and to top it all off, great hand-on activities to help you learn more about the animal kingdom. Every teacher should have this book in their class, every homeschool family should use this to study animals and kids of all ages should flock to read up on the animals all around us.
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By Emmanuelle Grundmann Roaring Book Press, 2003
ISBN: 0761318941 Ages 4-8
This unique book is all about the huge assortment of animals that live around the world. Each page is a covered in a wonderful array of illustrations of creatures categorized by unusual groupings such as night animals, animals that swim, hot environments, or black and white. Each animal is named, but that is largely the only reading. In the back of the book is a short description of each animal.
National Geographic Kids Animal Stories: Heartwarming True Tales from the Animal Kingdom
By Jane Yolen National Geographic Children’s Books, 2014
ISBN: 1426317255 Ages 4 and up
Does it get any better than this? Jane Yolen, known for her classic “Owl Moon” has put together a collection of stories about real animals. From the timeless story of Balto – the sled dog who brought medication to sick children in Alaska, to Washoe – a chimp who learned sign language. This book is incredible and such a fascinating assembly of stories you will not soon forget. Learn about how creatures of the animal kingdom can melt your heart and teach us how to be more caring humans.
Classification of Animals
By Casey Rand Raintree Publishing Co, 2009
ISBN: 1410933334 Ages 12 and up
Learn how and why animals are classified the way they are. Get into the deep dark secrets of animal classification and learn about some unique members of the animal kingdom.
Be a Zoologist (Be a Scientist!)
By Blair Belton Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2014
ISBN: 1482412861 Ages 8-12
Learn all about the field of zoology and selecting that as a possible career someday. If you love animals, becoming a zoologist might just be what you will want to do. Find out all the different jobs available in the world of animals – be an entomologist (insects) or a herpetologist (reptiles and amphibians) or maybe a marine biologist (sea creatures).
Warm-Blooded or Cold-Blooded?
By Bobbie Kalman Crabtree Publishing Co, 2008
ISBN: 0778733017 Ages 7-10
The science of cold-blooded animals and warm-blooded animals is complex and very interesting. This book helps take away some of the mystery and confusion.