2004 National Science Teachers Association & Children's Book Council "Outstanding Science Trade Book". ". . . Bold, bright, full-page paintings throughout. . . The graduated, sturdy pages reveal more and more of each ecosystem. Each book includes a combined scientific glossary and index. A simple diagram that illustrates the life cycle of each subject is appended. The interesting page sizes and full-page illustrations will appeal to young naturalists. --School Library JournalLlewellyn, Claire is the author of 'Butterfly' with ISBN 9781559718684 and ISBN 1559718684.