Badger at Sandy Ridge Road - a Smithsonian's Backyard Book (Mini book with stuffed toy animal) (Smithsonian Backyard)

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Children join Badger in her search for the perfect place to build a new den for her babies. Will she find the right place? Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Badger at Sandy Ridge Road is a fun and informative story with beautifully detailed illustrations. Watch your children have a blast reading and learning about the animals that live in an American backyard! Also included is an adorable badger plush toy for hours of playtime fun!
Book Features:
- An informative storyline and colorful illustrations
- 32 pages
- 6 inch Badger Stuffed Animal
- Appropriate for ages 3-9
- Mini book dimensions: 5 7/8 x 4 3/4 inches
- Package dimensions: 6 x 6 1/2 x 4 inches

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Katacha Diaz graduated from the University of Washington with a BA in sociology and an MA in public administration. A former research associate of the University of California at Davis, Katacha retired from academia to pursue her passion for research, writing and photography. Among the books she has authored are In the Midnight Sky, Fiesta!, The Girl Who Loves Tamales, Riding with the Wind! and Carolina's Gift for the Soundprints' Make Friends around the World series. Katacha lives in Davis, California.

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Kindergarten-Grade 3-When the spring sun goes down in the desert, a badger comes out of her burrow. As she goes exploring, she encounters all sorts of other nocturnal animals, but she is too busy to dally. Very soon she will give birth, and she's on a mission to find a place big enough to dig her nesting chamber. Readers will enjoy this story and learn a great deal about badgers and the other animals that appear throughout. The floating text, in bold black lettering, is set against bright, full-page illustrations that depict the desert from dusk until dawn. The last page provides a few brief paragraphs about the North American badger. An excellent introduction to a science unit about life in the desert or nocturnal animals.-Christine E. Carr, Lester C. Noecker Elementary School, Roseland, NJ
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