Featuring the poetry of highly acclkaimed authors such as William Blake and Jack Prelutsky, Forests & Jungles comments on the plights of animals like giant pandas, timber wovles, African elephants, and Bengal tigers. Ages 7-10
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Gail Radley's World of Books for Children
Breathtaking illustrations combine with poetry and fascinating facts about endangered or threatenedd animals to give young readers and intriguing look at the contemporary problem of species endangerment. Focusing on four different environments, the series looks at the situations of various animals, explains why they are in danger, and looks at possible ways to save them. Each animal is also paid homage by both the beautiful paintings of wildlife artist Jean Sherlock, and by the touching and elegant poetry of various writers such as William Blake, D.H. Lawrence, and Jane Yolen.
Our planet is a lot like a huge puzzle. The pieces come in different sizes....Like puzzle pieces, all the living and nonliving things on the earth are connected....When the last member of an animal species dides, the species is extinct. Every animal that becomes extinct is a piece of the puzzle lost. And once that piece is gone, it's gone forever.