Who Was Here?

Discovering Wild Animal Tracks

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

What animal was here? Can you solve the mystery? Study the picture and read the clues to figure out who left each set of tracks. Then turn the page to find out about animals from around the world. Watercolor and collage illustrations show the many kinds of trails that animals leave behind in mud, snow, and sand.

Format Your Price Add
978-1-4677-6616-6
$21.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Picture Books, Science
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2014-10-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.7
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF003000, JNF051050, JNF051150
Dewey 591.47'9
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 10.625 x 8.875
Lexile 690
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 4.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 168214
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Awards, Bibliography/further reading, Original artwork, Reviewed, and eSource

Awards

  • ILA Teacher's Choices, Winner, 2015
  • Maine Chickadee Award Nominee, Short-listed, 2014

Reviews

Library Media Connection

“Young children will be entertained….The colorful watercolor and collage illustrations add a lot of pizazz to this book. This would make a good addition to collections that need to material for animal units in the primary grades.”―Library Media Connection

Publishers Weekly

“Posada’s lush watercolor-and-collage illustrations gracefully enhance this guess-the-animal book.” —Publishers Weekly

Kirkus Reviews

“Even the very young can identify animal tracks when it’s made this much fun…. Naturalists will be enthralled.” —Kirkus Reviews

Author, Illustrator: Mia Posada

Mia Posada grew up in Minneapolis, then studied art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She also studied art in Florence, Italy, and illustration at Academy of Art College in San Francisco, California. Mia has written and illustrated numerous books including: The Long, Long Journey: The Godwit's Amazing Migration, Who Was Here?: Discovering Wild Animal Tracks, and Summer Green to Autumn Gold: Uncovering Leaves' Hidden Colors. She illustrated Plants Can't Sit Still which was named a Kirkus Best Children's Books and won the NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts Award. She lives in Golden Valley, Minnesota with her husband and their three kids.

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Who Was Here?

What animal was here? Can you solve the mystery? Study the picture and read the clues to figure out who left each set of tracks. Then turn the page to find out about animals from around the world. Watercolor and collage illustrations show the many kinds of trails that animals leave… View available downloads →