Jacquelyn Elnor Johnson is the author or co-author of 10 kids' books about getting, caring for and enjoying pets. Among the many beloved pets in her life, past and present, are poodles, dachshunds, Labrador retrievers, cats and fish. She also has a special place in her heart for the neighbors' lizards.
When not enjoying pets, or writing about them, she writes fiction for adult readers, re-organizes her writing space, indulges in home improvement, gardens and fosters for an animal rescue shelter.
Kids love strange, weird and amazing secrets about animals’ lives.
This series is designed to inform, entertain and delight young readers in grades 4 to 7, or ages 8 to 12.
Each book has the most fantastic facts, fully explained, with plenty of colour photos.
Why does this animal do this strange thing?
How do they do it?
Here are the best, easiest to care for and most FUN pets for kids 9-12. Both the pluses and the possible challenges of having each pet is described in language kids understand.
Children discover what the 10 best pets are, why they’re fun to have, challenges of having each pet and what’s required to care for them.
Thinking of adding a pet to your family – or your classroom? Which small pet your kids will love? These are the fun pets that are:
• Tame and friendly
• Fairly easy to care for and keep healthy, even for beginning pet owners
• Pleasant to live with
• Widely available
• Not expensive to buy or maintain
• Proven kid-pleasers
Children are fascinated by reptiles and these creatures have many astonishing secrets!
What reptile can stay underwater for up to two hours without breathing?
What country has more poisonous snakes than anywhere else on earth?
The book has amazing and intriguing facts about Reptiles and includes 42 color photos and lively writing.
Fun Animal Facts for Kids Who Like Lizards!
Easy to care for, curious and friendly, Leopard Geckos and Bearded Dragons make great pets for kids. Here's the book that tells kids amazing and intriguing facts about these cute little lizards.
Includes 26 colour photos and lively writing to delight young readers.
What Surprising Things Can Your Cat Do?
What are the strangest, oddest, weirdest things about kittens and cats.
Have you ever met a cat hero? What breed is the smallest cat in the world and what type sleeps the most? What did cats do thousands of years ago that no other animal ever has?
This fact filled book also has 41 color photos.
Here's a dog book for kids you won't want to miss! It tells you some of the strangest, oddest and just plain unbelievable things puppies and dogs can do. Do they see in colour? Can dogs have jobs?
Why are some dogs famous? And what's the secret of how they seem to know what time it is?
This fact filled book also has 34 color photos.
This fun and lively book tells young readers everything they need to know about what it's like to have a puppy or dog in your family and what means to be a loving and responsible pet parent. It explains to kids how to give loving and responsible care to their new puppy or dog. This is a chapter book for kids with 25 color photos.
This fun and lively book tells young readers everything they need to know about what it's like to have a kitten or a cat in your family and what means to be a loving and responsible pet parent. It explains to kids how to give loving and responsible care to their new kitten or cat. This is a chapter book for kids with 28 color photos.
Often called "the puppy dog of lizards", the Bearded Dragon is the most popular, charming and frisky of lizard pets. In this book readers learn how to care for and where to get this friendly little lizard. They also learn responsible of pet ownership. Includes 29 colour photos and lively writing for kids.
Leopard Geckos are one of the most popular small pets. This book tells young readers just what it's like to have a colorful little Leo as a pet. The book also tells how to keep them safe, healthy and happy in your home or classroom. Leos make great first pets for kids age 8 to 12. This lively and informative chapter book has 27 color photos.