A Rattler's Tale

8" x 8" | 110 Pages

ISBN 978-0-9828259-0-7 soft cover: $14.95

ISBN 978-0-9828259-1-4 e-book: $7.99

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With the national forest as a backdrop, one of its important creatures, the Arizona Black Rattlesnake narrates short stories about the surprising and creative interaction between wild animals who call this place home and humans who are only visitors. Humorous, action-packed, and wonderfully informative, this science and nature book brings lively adventure to young readers. Captivatingly illustrated by a fisheries biologist, discover what happens when a skunk meets Mom in the shed and when the mountain lion lands on the family car. And so much more!

Written and authentically illustrated in chapter format geared to 3rd – 7th graders, A Rattler’s Tale is an easy read for everyone – young and old alike – who enjoys a set of short stories from a fresh viewpoint. It offers a contemporary flavor with a lasting nugget of truth for all.

A full compilation of detailed animal descriptions, taxonomy charts, suggested resources for further exploration, plus questions and projects to expand the learning makes this book valuable for the  classroom, library, and homeschool. A Rattler’s Tale teaches respect for wild animals and that all creatures have a place in the tapestry of life. A great stepping off point for discussion about how we treat the world around us.