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Just You and Me
Remarkable Relationships in the Wild
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About The Book
Celebrate perfect partnerships in nature with this fascinating rhyming picture book exploring symbiosis with vibrant illustrations and fun facts that will delight young animal enthusiasts.
All over the world, unlikely pairs of plants and animals work together. Under the sea, the stinging anemone protects the boxer crab in exchange for food. In the desert, the woodpecker shelters inside a tall saguaro cactus and then distributes its seeds so more will grow. Near the water, the mighty hippopotamus stays pest-free because of the hungry egret that rides comfortably on its back. Even humans have to do our part—we depend on Earth for our survival, so we must do our best to protect our amazing planet.
About The Illustrator
Originally from New Mexico, Alexander Vidal studied cultural anthropology and spent time living in Africa and Asia before starting his career in illustration. Travel, exploration, and a love of animals and wild spaces continue to drive the themes of his work. He is the illustrator of the board book So Many Feet; nonfiction family activity book I Love Birds!: 52 Ways to Wonder, Wander, and Explore Birds with Kids; and picture books Cougar Crossing!, Just You and Me, and The Bone Wars. He is a graduate of ArtCenter College of Design and lives in Los Angeles.
- Publisher: Beach Lane Books (September 14, 2021)
- Length: 32 pages
- ISBN13: 9781534460980
- Grades: P - 3
- Ages: 3 - 8
- Lexile ® AD840L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
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Awards and Honors
- Keystone to Reading Book Award Reading List (PA)
- Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year Selection Title
- Topaz Nonfiction Reading List (TX)
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