Take a walk on the wild side with these animal books from the Abington Community Library:
Preschoolers will enjoy the picture book “Just Itzy” by Lana Krumwiede and illustrated by Greg Pizzoli. He may be just a small spider, but Itzy is determined to prove that he can do everything the bigger spiders can do.
Enjoy a nonsense rhyming story with “The Juggling Pug” by Sean Bryan and drawings by Tom Murphy. Would you ever imagine a pug could learn to juggle?
Beginning readers will like the simple text and vibrant pictures of “Ugly Animals,” a National Geographic Kids book by Laura Marsh. Many interesting animals are “ugly” for a reason. Discover how these fascinating creatures protect themselves against predators, find their food, and thrive in their unique environments.
Discover the loyal bond between a soldier and his service dog in “Tuesday Tucks Me In” by Luis Carlos Montalván and Bret Witter. After Luis came back from the war, everything was different. Luckily, he has his special friend, service dog Tuesday, who sticks close by.
Acclaimed authors and artists Ted and Betsy Lewin take readers on adventures around the world as they describe their encounters with wild creatures in “How to Babysit a Leopard.” Travel across six continents through detailed drawings and photographs of these true adventures.
“The Critter Club” is a new series of short chapter books by Callie Barkley and illustrated by Marsha Riti. Beginning with “Amy and the Missing Puppy,” follow a group of friends on their quest to help lost and lonely animals.
What if chickens had superpowers? Try “Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer” by Kelly Jones and illustrated by Kathie Kath to find out what would happen!
Laura Gardoski is head of children’s services at the Abington Community Library. Reach the Abington Journal newsroom at 570-587-1148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.