Pick up the Nocturnal Animals series to discover what eats, digs, leaps, and plays after night falls. Whether cute or creepy, these critters all have unique features that help them survive in the dark. This series highlights each animal's appearance, habitat, diet, life cycle, and predators. Full-color photographs introduce readers to animals they may never have seen before. The easy-to-read, engaging text will leave them thinking about nighttime in a whole new way. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
- Spring 2020
- Fall 2019
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||Animals, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Features||Detailed maps, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Nocturnal Animals – Horn Book Guide
Report writers won’t be let down. . . . Each book offers information about the titular species’ habitat, habits, care of young, and threats to survival.
Nocturnal Animals – Library Media Connection
The animals in this series come to life through color photographs, maps, and diagrams. Wide-eyed or eyeless, each animal is depicted [in] their natural habitat which adds an exotic feel to these nocturnal animals. . . . Students will enjoy browsing these books due to the unusual nature and appearance of the animals. Recommended.
Nocturnal Animals – School Library Journal
This high-interest series spotlights a variety of species in diverse geographic locations. The animals represented will be unfamiliar to most readers and will consequently be that much more interesting. Many of the photographs are dark, but that is acceptable considering the nature of the subjects, and is consistent with the mysterious tone maintained in the books. In general, this is a well-organized and balanced series that will appeal to young researchers.