A fantastic, original exploration of how animals build their homes and the fascinating structures they create.
From gladiator frogs to chimpanzees, learn about how animals all over the world build their homes. Each spread contains a beautiful, colourful illustration of each animal and its home, plus a unique fold-out information panel, with stats and a simple architectural diagram showcasing the creation of the ‘architect’. Look inside chimpanzee nests, beaver dams, termite mounds, stork nests and many more – and get to know the clever animals who build them!
Reviews from Around the World "This well-designed book introduces children to a range of insects, birds, and animals that all build their own homes. Each spread introduces an animal and describes how it builds its house. The visuals are mostly comprised of illustrations, though there are some photos as well. The featured animals come from all around the world and include the chimpanzee, hummingbird, and termite. One page of each spread contains a fold-out page that provides information on the size, habitat, and behavior of the animal. These foldouts also feature whimsical, architect-style graph paper with a listing of information grouped by labels such as "Project," "Architect," and "Date." The text is brief and easy to read, and the tone is gentle. The illustrations are quirky and stylized."—Michelle Anderson