Reading aloud to children is one of the best ways to help them become lifelong readers, writers, learners and adventurers. This edition is especially interesting because of the scientific explanations behind the animal behavior in each of the stories. We hope that you will enjoy this third book in our series of animal stories, from near and far; brought to you by Suminski Family Books. Find out about the elusive Hellbender and the importance of freshwater river habitats. Learn how the millipede can protect itself from predators 100 times its size. From spitting llamas to bears with brain-freeze and from lost dogs to orphaned Asian otters, these stories are sure to fill you with wonder, bring a smile to your face and warm your heart.