This is an excellent book about dogs, their behavior and how to communicate with them. It has wonderful half photograph-half drawing illustrations that clearly show what George is describing. Everything is explained, not just the “how”, but also the “why”. It’s a marvelous introduction to dog interactions!
This was pretty interesting. It has information about the history and exploration of Antarctica, even where its name came from, and information about different types of creatures who live there. The focus is somewhat on penguins, of course, but it actually works really well and makes for an interesting book with pretty good flow!
Osborne lists some pretty good sources in here. My favorite was that she listed Robert Sabuta and Matthew Reinhart’s pop-up book about prehistoric sea creatures! The museum list, of course, has a museum in New York listed, but it otherwise does a slightly better job than usual of covering different areas of the country.
The chapter about sea monster sightings throughout the years was good, but it felt like it should have been at the beginning. I also would have liked more about legends and stories and myths involving sea monsters. It felt like maybe this book was thrown together too fast or something.
So far this is pretty informative, although it doesn’t have maps or as many helpful illustrations as some of the previous research guides. I’m glad that so many different creatures are included, but the information isn’t organized well and it’s kind of confusing. This is not the best research guide so far.