On the Hunt with Hyenas
From the Set On the Hunt with Animal Predators
Through narrative nonfiction text, readers discover how hyenas hunt, where they call home, and how they raise their young. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, stunning photographs, maps, a glossary, sources for further research, a selected bibliography, and an introduction to the author.
- The Hunt
- Built to Hunt
- Spotted Hyena Clans
- Spotted Hyena Cubs
- To Learn More
- Selected Bibliography
- About the Author
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.7|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Format||Reinforced book, Hosted ebook|
|Number of Pages||24, 24|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9, 6.5 x 9|
A noteworthy review of On the Hunt with Animal Predators from Horn Book Guide on October 1, 2016
On the Hunt with Animal Predators series. These slight books present basic information about large carnivores that prey on weaker animals. Characteristics of each species are recounted, including their habitats, social behaviors, food sources, and nurturing of offspring. The simply written narratives are interesting but may be inadequate for some report-driven readers. Large colorful photographs accompany the texts. Reading list. Bib., glos., ind.
A noteworthy review of On the Hunt with Animal Predators from Children's Bookwatch on March 1, 2016
‘On The Hunt With Hyenas’ is an exciting, accurate, photo -illustrated nonfiction, hard bound library volume from the series, On the Hunt With Animal Predators, for children age 6 and up. Illustrated with many stunning color photographs of hyena cubs and their mothers, in packs in their territories throughout Africa. Chapters quickly unfold on the hyenas’ methods of hunting, hyenas’ physical adaptation for hunting, the clans of the spotted hyenas, and spotted hyena cubs. Finishing ‘On the Hunt With Hyenas’ is a Glossary, To Learn More section listing books and websites, and a Selected Bibliography. ‘On the Hunt With Hyenas’ is an excellent resource for young naturalists, with added impetus to further investigate the life habits and hunting profiles of these powerful predators. Also highly recommended, further volumes in the On the Hunt With Animal Predators Series include the following: ‘On the Hunt With Great White Sharks’ (9781634074513, $27.07), ‘On the Hunt With Grizzly Bears’ (9781634074520, $27.07), ‘On the Hunt With African Lions’ (9781634074476, $27.07), ‘On the Hunt With Black Mambas’ (978163407448,$27.07), ‘On the Hunt With Gray Wolves’ (9781634074506, $27.07), ‘On the Hunt With Crocodiles’ (9781634074490, $27.07), and ‘On the Hunt With Komodo Dragons’ (9781634074544, $27.07).
Author: Jody Jensen Shaffer
Jody Jensen Shaffer is the author of 24 books of fiction and nonfiction for children. She also publishes poetry, stories, and articles in children's magazines. When she's not writing, Shaffer copy edits for children's publishers. She works from her home in Missouri. Visit Shaffer at http://jodyjensenshaffer.blogspot.com.