Looking Closely in the Rain Forest

Looking Closely in the Rain Forest Cover

Looking Closely in the Rain Forest

By Frank Serafini; Frank Serafini (Illustrator)

Kids Can Press, Hardcover, 9781553375432, 40pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2010

Description
Look closely. Look very closely. Is it ... chestnuts? Sea coral? Just turn the page and, lo and behold, it's a zebra tarantula.

Colorful wonders await in the rain forest, including a red-eyed tree frog, a moth orchid and many more. Children will learn about a variety of animals and plants in this interactive book that encourages imagination and instills a respect for the natural environment.


About the Author
Frank Serafini is an educator and avid nature photographer whose work has taken him from Fiji to Mexico, from Canada to Australia. Previously a primary schoolteacher, Frank is now Associate Professor of Children's Literature and Literacy Education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.Frank Serafini is an educator and avid nature photographer whose work has taken him from Fiji to Mexico, from Canada to Australia. Previously a primary schoolteacher, Frank is now Associate Professor of Children's Literature and Literacy Education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.