LYNNE CHERRY has devoted her life to sharing her concern about environmental issues with others. Her important children's books also include The Armadillo from Amarillo and two tales from the Amazon rain forest: The Great Kapok Tree and The Shaman's Apprentice. She lives in Washington, D.C.
"Exceptionally colorful, bright and full of life. . . . Effectively
makes specific the larger story of endangered rain forests by
taking the problem one creature at a time."--People
"Spectacular."--School Library Journal "This modern fable with its urgent message contains an abundance of information."--The Horn Book