Kelly, Irene

Even an Octopus Needs a Home

(4) K-3 From temporary leafy nests for chimpanzees to giant long-lasting reefs for corals; from lofty termite towers to deep badger burrows, all animals need some kind of a home. Appealing watercolor, gouache, and pen-and-ink illustrations, including some cross-sections of the dwellings, clearly show the animals and their shelters. The text, while informative, is set in distractingly wavy paragraph blocks.


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