Children will fall under the bayou’s spell as they learn about a new world in this lyrically charming book by one of our most respected naturalists. As he’s done so masterfully with other animals and environments, Arnosky presents an intimate look at an unusual and rich habitat.
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Baby alligators “with black and yellow tails / and smiling mouths of sharp white teeth,” baby raccoons “with rings around their tails,” baby turtles “with shells upon their backs / and strong little legs to carry them” and baby ducks “with webs between their toes” form the progression in this dec...| Read Full Review of Babies in the Bayou
When the raccoon mother teaches her adorable babies "how to dig for tasty turtle eggs," their meal occupies one side of a spread, while more fortunate turtle babies emerge from eggs in another area of the swamp.Dec 04 2006 | Read Full Review of Babies in the Bayou