Bodden, Valerie


(4) K-3 Amazing Animals series. Vivid photographs providing up-close views of the daily lives and behaviors of peacocks and ostriches are the highlight of these slim volumes. Minimal texts touch on habitat, appearance, diet, and offspring, and each book supplies a folk-story answer to a question about the creature (e.g., "Why are peacocks so colorful? People in Asia told a story about this..."). Also available in Spanish. Reading list, websites. Ind. Review covers these Amazing Animals titles: Peacocks and Ostriches.


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