Hey, Daddy!: Animal Fathers and Their Babies

Hey Daddy Animal Fathers and Their Babies In the vast animal kingdom mommies are often solely responsible for the birth and upbringing of their young But daddies can and do help in a variety of surprising ways In this new natural science b

  • Title: Hey, Daddy!: Animal Fathers and Their Babies
  • Author: Mary Batten Higgins Bond
  • ISBN: 9781561452729
  • Page: 103
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In the vast animal kingdom, mommies are often solely responsible for the birth and upbringing of their young But daddies can, and do, help in a variety of surprising ways In this new natural science book for children, award winning writer Mary Batten offers a fascinating and entertaining look at paternal behavior in the animal world.From birds and amphibians to small mamIn the vast animal kingdom, mommies are often solely responsible for the birth and upbringing of their young But daddies can, and do, help in a variety of surprising ways In this new natural science book for children, award winning writer Mary Batten offers a fascinating and entertaining look at paternal behavior in the animal world.From birds and amphibians to small mammals and primates, numerous examples of males caring for their young are presented in accurate and clear language Among the featured fathers are the blue jay, the marmoset, and the beaver, who share parenting responsibilities with the mother, as well as several animal daddies such as the seahorse, the penguin, and Darwin s frog that perform extraordinary roles Finally, the human father is singled out for devoting the most time of all to raising his young until they can survive on their own Factual information on animal development and behavior is provided throughout the text.Higgins Bond s realistic and detailed illustrations accurately depict the animal families in their natural habitats and warmly bring to life the animal daddies interacting with their babies.

    One thought on “Hey, Daddy!: Animal Fathers and Their Babies”

    1. This book was about animal fathers taking care of their families. How they bring food for their babies and feed them.My favorite part was when the father blue jay put his beak into his baby's mouth to feed the insects and worms. I like this part because it shows the father's love.The main character was the animal fathers. The book tells how the main character worked hard for his family. Its a nonfiction picture book. Kids who want to be a Zoologist would love this book because the book gives int [...]

    2. This richly illustrated children’s book provides excellent information on the various roles fathers in the animal kingdom play in the birth and upbringing of their young. Batten describes many intriguing examples, such as male Darwin’s frogs carrying tadpoles in their mouths until they are ready to hop out into the world.

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