This book can be used as a read aloud book during childhood all the way through fourth grade. It can especially be enjoyed by students during a first grade nature block, children studying the animal stories block in second grade, and students studying local geography or the man & animal block during fourth grade.
“Playful and lovely to read aloud. Even older budding naturalists will find something to enjoy here.”—School Library Journal
• An entertaining and educational look at the beauty the ecosystem has to offer. Stunning illustrations paired with an easy-to-follow storyline make this a great read for any early elementary school student.
• Includes a glossary of animals that live in, near, and around the mountain pond to enrich the reading experience.
• Inspires a love of nature and encourages young minds to explore the world around them.