Mammoths on the Move

Mammoths on the Move

By Lisa Wheeler; Kurt Cyrus (Illustrator)

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P, Hardcover, 9780152047009, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 2006


Join a pack of woolly mammoths as they trek south for the winter, braving fierce storms, deadly predators, and raging rivers while making their slow journey across the gorgeous unspoiled lands of this continent until finally they reach their goal.

With the same jouncy and joyous rhythms of her youngest picture book texts, Lisa Wheeler introduces readers to one of the most awesome beasts to ever walk the earth: the massive, hairy--legendary--wonderful woolly mammoth!

This factually based book includes an author's note.

About the Author
Lisa Wheeler has written eighteen books for children, including "The Pet Project", illustrated by Zachariah OHora, and the" "hilarious "Spinster Goose", illustrated by Sophie Blackall. She lives with her family in Addison, Michigan. Visit her online at

Kurt Cyrus has illustrated numerous acclaimed picture books celebrating the natural world, including "Mammoths on the Move" by Lisa Wheeler and his own "Tadpole Rex" and "Turtle Rex". Kurt lives with his wife in McMinnville, Oregon. Visit him at

Praise For Mammoths on the Move

*"Young audiences will be riveted by this compelling introduction, and rightly tempted to echo the awed refrain: ''Big and bulky, / huge and hulky, / wide and woolly mammoths!''"