Where in the Wild? Camouflaged Creatures Concealed…and Revealed

Bibliographic Information: Schwartz, D. M., & Schy, Y. (2007). Where in the Wild? Camouflaged Creatures Concealed…and Revealed. Berkeley: Tricycle Press.

Brief Annotation: This book explores many animals and how they use camouflage to hide from predators and prey. One can try to find the camouflaged animals in the photographs and turn the flap to see where the animal is and to read facts about that animal.

Genre: Nonfiction/Poetry

Grade Level: K-6

Readers who will like this: Children who like animals; children who like poetry; children who like nonfiction, “fact”-type books.

Rating/Response: 4 This book has amazing photographs of and fun poems about camouflaged animals. It’s fun to find the animals in the photos and then get more information about them from reading the facts.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: What does camouflage mean?

Reading Strategy: Science

Rationale for Strategy: This book is great for science because students can explore how different species use camouflage to hide from predators and prey. Students can also learn more about the animals from the facts in the book.

Posted by: Jenna Bosch

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