Animal Architects

Amy Cherrix and Chris Sasaki


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Animal Architects by Cherrix, Amy
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This fascinating nonfiction picture book about animal construction projects will captivate young scientists and naturalists--and have them looking for more in their own backyards

Did you know the natural world is a construction zone? All over Earth, on land and at sea, animals are building the most amazing things. From tricky trapdoors to undersea cities to palaces of pebbles and more, come see the incredible creations of animal architects.

Publisher: Beach Lane Books
Published: 09/07/2021
Pages: 56
Weight: 1.23lbs
Size: 11.30h x 9.30w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781534456259
Age: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 4.3
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 514619 / Animal Architects

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 07/26/2021
Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2021
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2021 pg. 113
School Library Journal 12/01/2021 pg. 110

About the Author
Amy Cherrix works as the children's book buyer at Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe in Asheville, North Carolina, and squeezes in writing time whenever she can. Her books include the nonfiction In the Shadow of the Moon, Backyard Bears, Eye of the Storm, and Animal Architects. She earned a master's degree in children's literature from Simmons University. If she isn't writing or scouring the internet for late-breaking science news, you can find her on Instagram @AmyCherrix.

Chris Sasaki is an animation art director, illustrator, and writer living in Oakland, California. He worked at Pixar Animation Studios and designed characters for Monsters University, Inside Out, Coco, and Onward. His work has been featured in Nucleus Gallery, Cartoon Brew, The New York Times, and Red Cap greeting cards. Chris is the illustrator of Animal Architects, Home Is a Window, and Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist, which received the 2019 Dilys Evans Founders Award from the Society of Illustrators.