You may know that kangaroos carry their babies in pouches, but did you know that alligators keep their babies safe in their jaws, or that baby anteaters take a ride on their mom's backs? Learn about various animals and their babies with realistic illustrations and fun, rhyming text, a great fit for your preschool or elementary classroom, your mom and baby book collection, STEM book and animal book library for kids 3-5 or 5-7.
Tucked in pouches, gripped in teeth,
Propped on backs, or underneath,
This is what some animals do.
How did someone carry you?
- Backmatter Includes:
- Explore More for Kids: a matching game for how each animal carries its babies!
- Explore More for Teachers & Parents: STEM/STEAM activities and curriculum starters, such as vocabulary and pronunciation exercises, counting games, and Venn diagram activities
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About the Author
Cathy Morrison is an award-winning illustrator who lives in Colorado, within view of both the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains. She watches the plants, the animals, and rain-all close up and personal. She began her career in animation and graphic design, but discovered her passion for children's book illustration while raising her two children. After several years illustrating with traditional media, she now works digitally, which helps the publisher adapt the art into interactive book apps.