Help young readers discover that some animals only seem scary until you get to know them. Gr. 1-3, Interest Level Gr. K-4. This delightful reader will help to alleviate children's fears by providing a fascinating, up-close look at how this creature lives and why people do not need to be afraid. Featuring the magnificent images by Dwight Kuhn, one of America's leading nature photographers, this reader helps children appreciate the positive contribution animals make to our world. The high-interest text includes sensible precautions people should take when interacting with the animal. Part of a 12-book series. 9" x 6¼"