Featured books by Robin Page

Creature Features

Creature Features

By: Steve Jenkins, Robin Page
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Meet a variety of animals face-to-face and then learn about some of their most unique features. For example, why do the harpy eagle's feathers stick out? Questions are posed and then answered by the animals themselves, shown full-face in striking, realistic collages. Additional information about animals, their size and distribution is included.

Flying Frogs and Walking Fish

Flying Frogs and Walking Fish

By: Steve Jenkins, Robin Page
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

A walking octopus? A swimming elephant? A flying snake?  Yes! Animals move in varied, unexpected ways. Stunning collage illustrations and informative text present a range of animals and how they move. Additional information about where these animals live is included.

How to Clean a Hippopotamus: A Look at Unusual Animal Partnerships

How to Clean a Hippopotamus: A Look at Unusual Animal Partnerships

By: Robin Page, Steve Jenkins
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Unlikely animals work together to the benefit of both as do more usual pairings such as dogs and people. How and why these relationships work is detailed in brief text and handsome collage illustration.

How to Swallow a Pig: Step-by-Step Advice from the Animal Kingdom

How to Swallow a Pig: Step-by-Step Advice from the Animal Kingdom

By: Steve Jenkins, Robin Page
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

From whales to wasps, glimpses into animal behavior makes for intriguing reading. A pig eating python concludes the brief, engaging book illustrated with cut and torn paper collage. Back matter includes a bit more detail about the creatures described.

Look Again: Secrets of Animal Camouflage

Look Again: Secrets of Animal Camouflage

By: Steve Jenkins, Robin Page
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

From rocks to coral reefs, animals and insects can be difficult to see. Why? Because camouflage provides protection. Camouflaged animals are described in specific environments; turn the page and the same animal is shown without camouflage with recognizable size comparisons. Additional information concludes the handsomely illustrated and informative volume.

Move!

Move!

By: Robin Page
Illustrated by: Steve Jenkins
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Animals move in different ways. They swing, dive, and dance across the pages and through the book, propelled by highly textured collages on open pages. Typeface and illustration combine to present a look at animal locomotion on land and in water. Additional information about the animals is included.

Time for a Bath

Time for a Bath

By: Steve Jenkins, Robin Page
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Textured collages realistically present a variety of animals and their bathing habits. Text in different typefaces allows this informative book to engage on different levels.

What Do You Do If You Work at the Zoo?

What Do You Do If You Work at the Zoo?

By: Steve Jenkins, Robin Page
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Have you ever wondered what a zookeeper does each day? Large, textured collages focus on animals as we learn about a zookeeper’s duties which involve everything from cuddling a joey to brushing a hippo’s feet. Factual information about zoos, the animals presented, and additional resources conclude this handsome book.

Who Am I? An Animal Guessing Game

Who Am I? An Animal Guessing Game

By: Steve Jenkins, Robin Page
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Animal characteristics provide clues as different animals ask the reader to guess who they are. Each clue is clearly pictured on a white page; then turn the page to view the entire animal on a double-page spread. Crisp collage illustrates each
creature. The accessible volume ends with additional information (including size comparisons).

Books illustrated by Robin Page

Look at Me!

Look at Me!

By: Steve Jenkins
Illustrated by: Robin Page
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Most of the time animals want to be discreet. But sometimes they want to be noticed. In their signature use of collage, this team presents handsome portraits of a range of animals and information about each. Additional information about the subjects is included at the end.

The Frog Book

The Frog Book

By: Steven Jenkins
Illustrated by: Robin Page
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

There are approximately 5000 species found world over (with the exception of Antarctica), in different sizes, many shapes and in various colors. Open the pages of this lushly illustrated book to meet some of the frogs from around the world, many of which are now threatened. Handsomely crafted and presented, dip in or read cover-to-cover, these frogs will remain with readers long after the covers are closed.

What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?

What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?

By: Steve Jenkins
Illustrated by: Robin Page
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Clear, textured illustrations of animals and their special parts (e.g., tail, nose) focus readers on the special function of each. Not only is it likely to generate a description of the appendage but its function (what it does), and of the animal and its environment. Other books by Steve Jenkins, such as Biggest, Strongest, Fastest, may also generate rich descriptive language.

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