Book List:42 titles
  • In the vein of his popular picture books Grandfather Buffalo and Raccoon on His Own, Jim Arnosky’s Little Burro features a lovable new character who finds out that trying new things does not have to be scary. Little Burro’s canyon has everythi...


  • What can you see in the deep blue sea? Dolphins, stingrays, men o' war, and more! In Shimmer and Splash, acclaimed author and artist Jim Arnosky -- whose award-winning nature books delight children, parents, and teachers alike -- captures the endless...


  • Jim Arnosky's beloved nature expert, Crinkleroot, is back! Award-winning children's book artist and naturalist Jim Arnosky features his iconic character in this fun and informative picture book. Crinkleroot, who was "born in a tree and raised by b...


  • Legendary creatures such as Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster hold endless fascination for people around the globe. Do these creatures really exist? Countless eyewitnesses say yes, and scientists are discovering new animal species every year, so perh...


  • Using gentle, rhythmic text and gorgeous watercolor paintings, Jim Arnosky invites young readers to imagine what wondrous things animals are doing across the globe. While you might be sweating in the middle of the afternoon, an owl has found a cool h...


  • Manatees are the gentle giants of southeastern coastal waterways. An endangered species, their biggest threat is humans, who unwittingly hit them with their boats in shallow waters. Jim Arnosky's conversational narrative tells the story of one suc...


  • A REALLY fun song full of facts about turkeys by award-winning naturalist Jim Arnosky!As he did in GOBBLE IT UP!, Jim Arnosky has created a charming picture book from a catchy, spoken-word song that is a favorite in schools everywhere. This humorous ...


  • A long way from home, Sandy and Jack Casperin escape their abusive father and disappear into Crocodile Swamp, a remote wilderness in the Florida Keys. With nothing but their wits and limited supplies, the boys must learn to fend for themselves as the...


  • When a pod of dolphins becomes beached on the sand and ends up in distress, a group of devoted dolphin rescuers intervenes to give them the care and comfort they need to regain their strength so that they can return to their home in open waters....






  • Are you ready to discover the treasures to be found in a coral reef? Jim Arnosky is an excellent guide. He bases his uniquely informative narrative on explorations he and his wife, Deanna, made near the Florida Keys in waters once sailed by pirate...


  • There are lots of babies in the bayou, and even though they might have sharp white teeth, hard shells, webbed feet, or quick claws, their mothers still need to watch over them and protect them from harm. The babies learn how to dig, and swim, and fol...


  • Grandfather Buffalo is the oldest bull in the herd. Whenever the herd moves on, he is always a little behind. But when a female buffalo is ready to give birth, he is there to protect her, and he’s there to help nudge the new calf along.The youngs...


  • While the rest of the animals hide from view from a group of rambunctious coyotes, the fearless gang takes full advantage of the open space of Cactus Canyon and participates with great zeal in an array of nighttime activities, but an unexpected encou...


  • When a baby raccoon is swept downstream in an abandoned canoe, he feels afraid. But soon he notices all kinds of things he has never seen before, and from the safety of his little boat, he begins to explore the world around him. Paralleling the excit...


  • Having kept to himself for a very long time, Armadillo realizes the importance of neighbors when he turns to scrub jay, the honeybees, and the old tortoise to help him find his way back home after the orange rolls away from the entrance of his hole....


  • A poignant story of a sea turtle mother who lays her eggs late one night, this is also a subtle story about how important it is for mothers to take care of themselves for their children's sake. Dramatic and perfect for beginning readers, this book te...


  • A little mouse humorously introduces readers to ten two-dimensional shapes, starting with the simplest. He bends a stick into a circle, oval, rectangle, trapezoid, and so on, showing how each shape can be stretched, pulled, or pushed into another. ...




  • While looking for Sassafrass the snake, naturalist Crinkleroot explores the snake's natural habitat and provides an explanation of the things he sees in this colorfully illustrated picture book for young readers. Reprint....


  • Under the watchful eye of their mother on the shore, two otter pups glide, dive, hunt and explore their underwater world. Arnosky's watercolor illustrations deftly entice even reluctant, landlocked readers into his aquatic underworld." --Publishers W...



  • Mother mountain lion is kept busy with her two four-week-old kittens as they become increasingly curious as well as more mobile, and she has to watch to make sure their interest in their surroundings remains safe and fun....



  • Showing young readers the clever ways animals hide, a noted naturalist and illustrator-author of All About Alligators provides watercolor illustrations and rhythmic text that capture deer on a hillside, snowshoe hares, and other animals with protecti...


  • After hatching from their eggs, twelve ducklings join their mother on a trip to the lake where they will spend their first night, but the ducklings cannot sleep because of all the amazing and wonderful things that surround them....




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  • Crinkleroot shares his knowledge about the outdoors, offering commonsense advice on how to enjoy nature, protect oneself against insect bites, poisonous plants, and other hazards, and discover the many wonders of the natural world...



  • A persistent mouse accompanied by a purple umbrella embarks on many adventures, from leaving his zero-shaped entrance and climbing two hills to encountering a fish with ten really sharp teeth, in an adorable introduction to counting....










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    Crinkleroot shares the excitement and rewards of birdwatching, in a beginner's guide that offers tips on identifying more than fifty birds and includes facts about bird anatomy, behavior, life cycles, and more....