By: Maya Myers

Published: March 22, 2022

Publisher: National Geographic Kids


This is the 21st addition to the National Geographic Little Kids series of books. Be sure to check out the whole series, HERE. This series holds young kids’ interests right away with features to help them stay engaged in learning on every page. Some of the features inside this book include:

  • A map that shows where these animals are found in the wild
  • Questions in each chapter that encourage interactive learning
  • Simple text for reading aloud or for beginning readers
  • Engaging photography of real animals in their habitats
  • Parent tips that extend the experience beyond the book

Not all baby animals are small. A baby elephant is the size of a grocery cart, but it is small in relation to its momma. On the other hand, a fennec fox is the size of a peach at birth. There are over 40 animals featured in this book including well-known and common animals like a white-tailed deer and some others that are less known like the strawberry poison dart frog. In learning about mammals and amphibians, kids will also learn that some animals start from eggs or transform during their childhood.

From the coldest to the warmest parts of the Earth, baby animals are born every day. Read and learn with your child about a new baby animal every day.

Maya Myers is the author of all sorts of books for children. She’s also a freelance book editor and a former elementary school teacher. When she’s not wrangling words, she’s probably cooking or gardening while listening to a true-crime podcast. Originally from Maine, she now lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husband, author/illustrator Matt Myers, and three super-cool kids. You can learn more about her books at her website, HERE.

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Thanks to the publisher for sending a copy of this book for the purpose of this review. This review is my honest opinion. If you choose to make a purchase through the above links, I may receive a small commission without you having to pay a cent more for your purchase.
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