Animal Allies: Creatures Working Together (Penguin Young Readers, Level 4) (Paperback)
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Learn about unexpected friendships and symbiotic relationships within the animal kingdom in this nonfiction leveled reader perfect for kids interested in wild animals and their surprising pals!
Did you know that oxpeckers help out giraffes by eating pesky insects off of them? Or that turtles hitchhike on hippos to sunbathe and regulate their body temperatures? These animals show that you don’t need to be the same size, or even the same species, to be best buddies!
With simple language and vivid photographs, Animal Allies is perfect for emerging readers curious about the natural world and the friendships within it.
About the Author
Ginjer L. Clarke writes fun, fact-filled nonfiction books about weird, wonderful stuff. Her books have sold a combined total of more than 3 million copies worldwide, have appeared on best-seller lists, and have been featured in book fairs and on reading lists. Ginjer loves to learn new things and is excited to take readers on journeys around the world to explore unique habitats and the animals, plants, and people who live there.
Ginjer is an experienced and entertaining presenter and has appeared at more than 150 elementary schools, regional reading and writing conferences, statewide book festivals, bookstores and libraries, and even a zoo. She is a graduate of James Madison University and lives in Richmond, Virginia, with her husband, young son, and several silly-looking pets.