A wondrous city for sightseeing, Washington, D.C. is a treasure trove of fascinating architecturefor close encounters of the animal kind! From the U.S. Capitol Building to the National Zoo and everywhere in between there is an amazing and amusing menagerie of animals, hidden in plain sight on buildings all around our nations capital. The author of Urban Animals, Isabel Hill once again captures images of creatures large and small that adorn the buildings while captivating young readers with easy-to-read rhyming text. Includes a glossary of architectural terms and a list of buildings where each animal resides.
Language arts, appreciating poetry, appreciating history, vocabulary development, exposure to literary devices, understanding neighborhoods and architecture in everyday life, recognizing animals, inferring, understanding spatial relationships, photographs, informative text