IL: LG - BL: 3.6 - AR Pts: 1
Pinduli, a young striped hyena, is hurt by the unkind words of Dog, Lion, and Zebra, but her clever trick in return promotes her clan's survival and spreads harmony throughout the savannah. Includes backmatter notes about hyenas and other animals of the African savannah.
Award-winning author Janell Cannon writes and illustrates colorful children's books, including Verdi. In Crickwing, Cannon pens the tale of an artistic cockroach who experiences many adventures in the forest, as he defends a tribe of leafcutting ants. Kevin Free's exciting narration enhances this extraordinary story of friendship and survival.
When the adorable fruit bat Stellaluna is separated from her mother, she is adopted by a family of birds, but soon finds that she just can't fit in. Her playmates like to sleep at night; she wants to fly. They whistle and sing; she doesn't even have a beak! But just when it seems like she'll always be an outsider, Stellaluna makes an amazing discovery. Now she'll learn to cherish the things that make her different from everyone else. And she'll see...