Anteaters, Bats & Boas: The Animals of the Amazon Rainforest by Roxie Munro

by  Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank

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Based on Munro's beautifully illustrated award-winning book, "Anteaters,
Bats & Boas: The Amazon Rainforest from the Forest Floor to the
Treetops" (School Library Journal and Booklist starred reviews; American Scientist STEM Best Book 2021 List; Booklist
pick for Ten Best Science & Technology Children's Books of 2021.
Munro discusses, with bright detailed illustrations, 30 fascinating
creatures you'd encounter on a rainforest walk.

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Point to Point: $300.00
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45 minutes for Kindergarten-1st grade; 60 minutes for 2nd-8th grades

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Education: Grade(s) Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons

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Sciences, STEM

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Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank

White Plains, NY
United States

The Common Core State Standards have focused attention on process and using nonfiction in the classroom. Our Authors on Call from iNK Think Tank embody the CCSS. This team uses their extraordinary breadth of knowledge to transform today's classrooms into vital centers of learning. These authors are experts in processing enormous amounts of information, sifting through it and synthesizing it into works with added value. So why not talk to these masters of 21st century skillsand let them unpack their process for your students? They are eager to share their knowledge with you and to help you inspire your students with books kids love to read about subjects you're required to teach. So far our authors include Jan Adkins, Vicki Cobb,  Roxie Munro, Dorothy Hinshaw Patent,Carla Killough McClafferty, Kerrie Hollihan, Aline Alexander Newman, David M. Schwartz, Alexandra Siy,  Peggy Thomas, Marissa Moss, Jan Adkins, and Andrea Warren. Keep coming back as we add more authors and new programs.

Vicki Cobb

Program Details


Open with an introduction re nonfiction books and research. Go to the lively Keynote slide presentation, starting with a short video trailer with sounds and music, and then discuss up to 30 of the most interesting animals in the Amazon rainforest, illustrated with detailed colorful slides. Next, a short "visit' to my art and writing studio. Then Q&A, live, with Roxie.


- To teach children, showing beautiful detailed examples, about the many wonderful creatures who call the rainforest their home.
- How animals relate to and depend on each other, and their importance to humans,
- Discussion about preserving rainforests, the ways we can help these valuable creatures, and why we should.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Science, nature, ecosystems, habitats, environments, preservation, animal life (bugs, birds, snakes, rodents, mammals, reptiles. insects, arachnids, centipedes)