2007 Editor's Choice, Booklist
2008 John Burroughs List of Nature Books for Young Readers
2008 Animal Behavior Society Outstanding Children's Book Award
2008 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children, Selector's Choice, National Science Teachers of America / Children's Book Council
2008 SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books, sponsored by Subaru and the American Association for the Advancement of ScienceReview, New York Times Book Review:
Review, New York Times:
"Schwartz and Schy's vibrant book, with its passion for discovery, seems...likely to inspire young readers."Review, School Library Journal:
"The combination of poetry, beautiful photography, and clear factual explanation is executed in all of its parts with economy and skill." Review, Booklist:
"This book will intrigue and challenge children, whether they find it individually or in a classroom setting."
From the Publisher
Naturalist notes provided on each species.