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Macmillan Children's Book

Born in the Wild

Baby Mammals and Their Parents

In the Wild

Author: Lita Judge

Born in the Wild

Born in the Wild


About This Book

Baby lions, pandas, zebras, oh my! What do all these babies have in common? Find out in this adorable picture book about baby animals and their parents!
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What do grizzly bear cubs eat? Where do baby raccoons sleep? And how does a baby otter learn to swim?

Every baby mammal, from a tiny harvest mouse "pinky" to a fierce lion cub, needs food, shelter, love, and a family. Filled with illustrations of some of the most adorable babies in the kingdom, Born in the Wild is an awww-inspiring look at the traits that all baby mammals share and proves that, even though they're born in the wild, they're not so very different from us, after all!

This non-fiction picture book by Lita Judge is sure to appeal to budding naturalists and animal lovers.

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Roaring Brook Press



In The News

“Small humans whose parents read to them will find fellow feeling with the well-care-for wild babies in these pages . . . Warmly friendly and inviting for a wide range of ages.” —Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

“This charming picture book presents more than 20 baby animals and their parents . . . illustrations depict these animals so tenderly that readers may forget that these are wild creatures.” —School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW

“Judge offers an intimate study of the lives of animal babies and their parents, accompanied by her typically tender, naturalistic illustrations.” —Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEW

“A visually captivating volume on animal families.” —Booklist

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Born in the Wild

Born in the Wild