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A Mammal Is an Animal
by Lizzy Rockwell
Lizzy Rockwell, Illustrator

| 40 pages | 10 1/2 x 8 | US$ 17.95
ISBN: 9780823436705 | 02-13-2018

Also available as an ebook.

Grade: FIRST | Age:

Themes: Animals/Nonfiction, Science & Nature
Recommendations: A, K, PW, SLJ

About the Book

What is a mammal? And what is not a mammal? Mammals have skeletons as deer have, breathe air in lungs as whales do, and are born alive as are calves. What is not a mammal? A ladybug has no skeleton, a fish breathes through gills and a bird hatches from an egg. Monkeys, dolphins, and elephants are mammals—and so are you and I!

With clear, simple language, beautiful paintings, a chart, diagrams, and a cutaway, acclaimed author-illustrator Lizzy Rockwell has created a beautiful and informative book that introduces young children to animal classification and dichotomous inquiry.


"Underscor[es] humanity's kinship with our fellow mammals. A clear, respectful introduction."—Kirkus Reviews