Lift the flaps on every page of this board book to learn about seven animal species and their habitats!
In this innovative nonfiction board book, young readers will see a hole in different environments on each spread. Lift the flaps to discover which animal dug, burrowed, or pecked the hole—and learn a simple fact about each species. Featured creatures include ants, woodpeckers, fish, gophers, skunks, tortoises, polar bears, and kids on a sandy beach!
About the Author
Laura Gehl is a former science teacher who still loves getting kids excited about science and nature . . . now through her books. Ever since reading about a poop-shooting caterpillar many years ago, Gehl has spent time researching and writing about interesting creatures and their behaviors. She is the author of more than two dozen books for young readers, including Odd Beasts, Odd Birds, Happy Llamakkah!, Happy Owl-Oween!, and the Baby Scientist board book series. Gehl lives with her husband and four kids in Chevy Chase, Maryland, where she enjoys observing and exploring in the woods near her home. Loris Lora is a Latinx illustrator and designer from Southern California who is inspired by her Mexican upbringing, mid-century illustration and design, pop culture, and bright colors. Her nuanced observations of people and nature bring sensitive details and a playful style to compositions. She has illustrated multiple books, including the Eisner-nominated Eventually Everything Connects. Lora lives with her partner in their tiny Spanish home in Riverside, California, where they enjoy watching the neighborhood critters explore their growing cacti garden.