Playful puppies! Cuddly kittens! Beautiful birds! In the next book in the hit Little Kids First Big Book series, readers learn all about pets with fur, feathers, fins, scales, and shells--and how to find and care for the perfect pet for their family.
From cats to dogs to guinea pigs to birds to fish to snakes and more, this adorable reference book introduces kids to a wide variety of family-friendly pets. Readers learn which kinds of animals make good pets and which ones are better off staying in the wild, along with how each type of pet eats, sleeps, and plays. Packed with more than 200 colorful photos, the book also provides information on animal breeds, characteristics, and behavior and includes tips for training pets. Filled with fun facts and designed for interactive learning, this book will quickly become a favorite at storytime, bedtime, and any time.
About the Author
CATHERINE HUGHES is the author of several books in the National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series, including Dinosaurs, Space, Animals, Bugs, Birds, and Ocean. She has an educational background in wildlife biology and a master's degree in early childhood development, and before her retirement she worked as executive editor for preschool content at the National Geographic Society. Catherine continues to combine her three life passions--kids, natural history, and the written word--as consultant, writer, and editor for children's books.
"This playful and informative volume with basic information and terrific photos is sure to grab readers of all ages and delight them." Recommended —School Library Connections
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