Spotlight
Roxie Munro
Munro
Roxie Munro talks about her new book, Rodent Rascals.
read more >>

Common Core State Standards
I Like to Read Books
Holiday House eBooks

 



Buy the Book:
IndieBound
Barnes & Noble
Amazon

How to Order

 

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.

***THE REVIEWS ARE IN!***


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