Item description for Why Do Rabbits Hop?: And Other Questions about Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, and Gerbils by Joan Holub & Anna DiVito...
Overview This kid-friendly introduction to rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters and gerbils is filled with full-color illustrations and photos and answers to many questions about the behavior of these pets.
Publishers Description Many people love rabbits, hamsters, gerbils, and guinea pigs. These small animals make great pets. And there's so much to know about all of them Which rabbits have the longest ears? How are hamsters and gerbils different? Are guinea pigs pigs? Find out all the answers to these questions-and more-in this lively, kid-friendly introduction to these fun, furry creatures. Filled with colorful illustrations and photographs, this is just right for any child curious about these very appealing small pets.
Citations And Professional Reviews Why Do Rabbits Hop?: And Other Questions about Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, and Gerbils by Joan Holub & Anna DiVito has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 528
Kirkus Review - Children - 11/15/2002 page 1695
Booklist - 11/15/2002 page 605
School Library Journal - 02/01/2003 page 132
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks - 03/01/2003 page 276
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2003 page 433
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2004 page 33
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2003 page 433
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 334
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.78" Width: 6.01" Height: 0.16" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Jan 27, 2003
ISBN 0142301205 ISBN13 9780142301203 UPC 051488003991
Availability 0 units.
More About Joan Holub & Anna DiVito
Joan Holub is the author of more than 130 books for young readers, including the Goddess Girls series, the Heroes in Training series, "Zero the Hero", "Vincent van Gogh Sunflowers and Swirly Stars", and "Shampoodle". She lives in North Carolina.
In The Author's Own Words...
I graduated from college in Texas with a fine arts degree, and then freelanced as an art director at a graphic design firm for eight years. I dreamed of working in children's books, so I moved to New York City and became associate art director in Scholastic trade books, where I designed books for children and worked with editors and illustrators. It was a great job.
I illustrated my first published children's book in 1992 and soon began illustrating full time. I began completing manuscripts and mailing them out to publishers in the early 1990s. In 1996, I sold my first two manuscripts -- Boo Who? A Spooky Lift-the-Flap Book (Scholastic) and Pen Pals (Grosset & Dunlap). Yippee!
Now I write full time and have written and/or illustrated over 130 children's books. Creating books that entertain, inform, and interest children (and me) is a fabulous job that I truly love.
Joan Holub currently resides in Seattle, in the state of Washington.
Joan Holub has published or released items in the following series...