Coyote’s Wild Home
Coyote Pup’s aunt has come to take him on his first hunt. He’s still very young, but it is time for him to learn. Meanwhile, a young girl and her grandfather are entering the woods for their first camping trip. They see tracks of animals in the dirt, and Grandpa explains how they must share the woods with the many animals there. Coyote Auntie howls and the girl is frightened, but Grandpa explains that coyotes are important to keep the deer and rabbit populations down so they don’t eat all the plants. The girl learns about many animals that are predators and those that are prey and even those that are both. Coyote Pup learns much about hunting from his aunt.
Both Barbara Kingsolver and Lily Kingsolver are trained scientists, and their writing and research shine in this enchanting picture book that follows two youngsters, one coyote and one human, as they learn much about their natural environment and their places in it. The story of each is deftly interwoven with the other as their experiences complement and reflect their similar experiences. Gorgeous illustrations by Paul Mirocha fill every page with delightful details to complete the story and engage youngsters.
|Author||Barbara Kingsolver, Lily Kingsolver, Paul Mirocha|
|Page Count||32 pages|
|Publisher||The Gryphon Press|
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