Aubrey Lang, Wayne Lynch
(Fitzhenry and Whiteside, Dec. 20, 2004)
A Nature Babies title. High in the thick mangrove trees, a baby sloth clings to his mother. As he grows, the young sloth learns what leaves are best to eat, and where to climb the treetops to bask in the sunshine after frequent rains. But the sleepy sloth never leaves the safety of the trees. It isn't until his mother finally deserts him that the lonely young sloth must discover the world below all by himself. Each Nature Babies book includes: Original color photographs taken in the wild Simple, informative stories A Did You Know? section of interesting facts Introduction, table of contents, and index for parents and teachers A fine introduction to nature for preschoolers and primary readers.