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Steve Jenkins

STEVE JENKINS has written and illustrated many picture books, including Actual Size and the Caldecott Honor Book What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? He lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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Squirrels Leap, Squirrels Sleep

Squirrels Leap, Squirrels Sleep

April Pulley Sayre; illustrated by Steve Jenkins
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Squirrels wrestle.
Squirrels leap.
Squirrels climb.
Squirrels sleep.

If you followed a squirrel for a day, what would...

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Volcano Wakes Up!

Volcano Wakes Up!

Lisa Westberg Peters; illustrations by Steve Jenkins
Square Fish
Square Fish

Playful, kid-friendly poems from five alternating points of view explore the volcanic process and its effect on the surrounding land, flora, and fauna. From the lava crickets to the ferns, everyone...

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Woodpecker Wham!

Woodpecker Wham!

April Pulley Sayre; illustrations by Steve Jenkins
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Swoop and land.
Hitch and hop.
Shred a tree stump.
Chop, chip, chop!

Enter woodpecker world and get a bird's eye view of everyday life: hiding...

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Rain, Rain, Rain Forest

Rain, Rain, Rain Forest

Brenda Z. Guiberson, Illustrated by Steve Jenkins
Square Fish
Square Fish

Splitter, splat, splash! While they sleep, the forest fills with the sounds of the night creatures. Sloop! A silky anteater slurps up thousands of ants. Flap flap! A bat bites a fig. Hssss. A...

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Eat Like a Bear

Eat Like a Bear

April Pulley Sayre; illustrations by Steve Jenkins
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Can you eat like a bear?

A sleepy bear awakes in spring and goes to find food. But what is there to eat in April? In May? Follow along and eat like a bear throughout the year: fish from...

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Pug

Pug

Valerie Worth, illustrated by Steve Jenkins
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

In the follow-up to the well-received Animal Poems, Pug: And Other Animal Poems examines a wide range of animal behavior, from the fleetingness of a fly sipping spilled milk to the constant...

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Animal Poems

Valerie Worth; Pictures by Steve Jenkins
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

"Ms. Worth brilliantly employs all aspects of the poet's craft." – The New York Times Book Review

Each of the exquisite twenty-three poems in this posthumous collection by Valerie...

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