Books by Frank Staub

CHILDREN OF BELIZE by Frank Staub
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 23, 1997

"MPSLUGetc—instead, that information is incorporated into the text. (index) (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
Staub (Herons, p. 957) has produced a concise photo-essay for the World's Children series (Children of Guatemala, p. 1776, etc.), featuring several dozen appealing youngsters from this unique Central American country, the former colony British Honduras, where English is the official language, the toucan is the national bird, and the various ethnic groups are descended from Maya Indians, Spanish explorers, African and West Indian slaves, and British pirates. Read full book review >
HERONS by Frank Staub
by Frank Staub, photographed by Frank Staub
ANIMALS
Released: June 13, 1997

"A note for adults that includes hints for using the book seems self-evident. (map, glossary, index) (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-10)"
Herons are the long-legged, needle-beaked birds that vigilantly comb marshlands for food. Read full book review >
AMERICA'S PRAIRIES by Frank Staub
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 4, 1994

"Glossary; index. (Nonfiction. 8- 12)"
Beginning with a survey of grasslands worldwide, a map showing the extent of the three types (tallgrass, mixed, and shortgrass) that make up the North American prairie, and a clear explanation of their differing characteristics, Staub answers precisely the questions raised by Dvorak's beautiful photo introduction (above). Read full book review >
YELLOWSTONE'S CYCLE OF FIRE by Frank Staub
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 1994

"Glossary; index. (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
Yellowstone National Park suffered devastating fires in 1988, when some 13 million acres blazed in the greatest forest fire in 250 years. Read full book review >