Animal Doctors: Incredible Ways Animals Heal Themselves
By Angie Trius & Mark Doran, illustrated by Julio Antonio Blasco. Laurence King Publishing, 2016.
A fantastic, original exploration of how animals use elements of the natural world to treat and cure themselves.
From blue jays to elephants, learn about how animals all over the world use natural medicines to keep themselves healthy. Each spread contains a beautiful, colorful illustration of each animal, plus a unique fold-out information panel of 'doctor's notes' on the condition and treatment.
Make your appointment with the animal doctors today!
Ocean Animals from Head to Tail
By Stacey Roderick, illustrated by Kwanchai Moriya. Kids Can Press, 2016.
The author has created a perfect beginning exploration of the physical traits of ocean animals that's both engaging and informative. Paper collage illustrations in bright, eye-catching colors bring the animals to vivid and appealing life. The fun, interactive nature of the guessing game makes this book ideal for a read-aloud. It would be a terrific addition to an early life-science class on the characteristics of living things or on types of ocean animals. A bonus spread includes information on eight more ocean animals.
By Simon Rogers, illustrated by Jennifer Daniel. Candlewick Press, 2015.
Seeing is believing with these incredible infographics!
The third in a visually stunning series of information graphics that shows just how interesting and humorous scientific information can be. Complex facts about space are reinterpreted as stylish infographics that astonish, amuse, and inform. Researched by the Guardian’s Datablog expert and illustrated by New York Times designer Jennifer Daniel, this is a book of the highest pedigree.