Spring 2021

Do Animals Fall in Love?

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

Beavers stay loyal for life. Scorpions attract their partners with a romantic dance. Male humpback whales sing together for days at a time to bring females from many miles away.

This illustrated compendium is based on questions asked by children in sexuality education classes. It is frank, humorous, and with something to amaze on every page, including seduction methods, physiology and mating, the most devoted fathers in the animal kingdom, and the sweetest animal babies on Earth.

Format Your Price
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Nonfiction
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, Animals, Science
Copyright 2021
Publisher Gecko Press
Imprint Gecko Press
Language English
Number of Pages 144
Publication Date 2021-05-04
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF003000, JNF051050, JNF051150
Dimensions 6.5 x 9.75
Lexile 1010
Features Original artwork, Reviewed, and Starred Reviews


Kirkus Reviews

“[The writer] demonstrate[s] the wonder of species reproduction as well as her respect for her audience with frankness and good humor. They will find it irresistible in tone and content.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews

Author: Katharina von der Gathen

Katharina von der Gathen lives in Bonn, Germany. She is an experienced sexuality educator, working with children and adolescents.

Illustrator: Anke Kuhl

Anke Kuhl, born in 1970, is one of Germany's leading children’s book illustrators, whose awards include the German Youth Literature Award. She lives in Frankfurt.