Books by Pat Stephens

HOW ANIMALS EAT by Pamela Hickman
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2007

Aimed at recently literate young naturalists, this gallery of animal mouths, tongues and teeth makes the connection between diet and dentifrice, while introducing a light load of special terminology like "scavenger" and "chameleon." Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2005

"If you were an animal and moved to a new home, you would have migrated," says Kaner in her introduction, then proceeds using this imprecise definition to describe movements of lemmings, whales, terns, dragonflies, butterflies, salmon, eels, newts, sea turtles and more. Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

This entry in a long-running series on animal behavior (Animals and Their Young, 2003; Animals Eating, 2001, etc.) suffers more from lack of organization than does its predecessors, but still offers plenty of fascinating facts. Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2003

The duo that produced Animals in Motion (2000)and Animals Eating (2001) returns with a look at animal babies—how some begin as eggs, including puffins, frogs, and platypuses, and how others, such as koalas, giraffes, walruses, and sloths, are born live. Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

With dozens of specific examples (unfortunately, more than Stephens actually depicts), Kaner (Animal Defenses, not reviewed, etc.) shows how animals, mostly smaller ones, "work"—building housing, gathering and storing food, attracting a mate, and protecting their young. Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2001

Another child-friendly nature book from the team that offered Animals in Motion (2000), this one has added bite. Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2000

Nature writer Pamela Hickman (My First Look at Nature series) provides a closer look at the special anatomical features that help animals run, walk, swim, and fly. Read full book review >

BEAVERS by Deborah Hodge
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

This entry in the Wildlife series features concise, clearly organized facts corraled into brief, dual-page chapters about North America's largest rodent, the beaver. Read full book review >