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National Geographic: Animal Stories

National Geographic: Animal Stories

by Jane Yolen Illustrated by Jui Ishida
Amazing animal stories that span the centuries come to life in this gorgeously illustrated book. Some are sweet, some funny, some surprising, but all are emotionally powerful, like Balto the Alaskan sled dog, Smoky the Bear, and Internet sensation Christian the lion. Full of heartwarming tales that families will read, reread, and remember.
Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Lexile Measure
1050L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
S
Publisher
NTL - NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
Number of Pages
160

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Jane Yolen Jane Yolen has written more than 200 books.
Jui Ishida Jui Ishida is an award-winning illustrator born in Taiwan R.O.C. and raised in Japan. She lives in Long Beach, California.

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