Stripes of All Types

cover stripes

Peachtree Publishing Company
English hardcover/Ages 2-6
English paperback/Ages 2-6

cover stripes spanish

Peachtree Publishing Company
English/Spanish paperback/Ages 2-6
English/Spanish board book/Ages 0-4

"Stripes found in water,
sliding through weeds.
Drinking from rivers,
and darting through weeds."

Stripes of All Types
explores how animals around the world benefit from their stripes. Each striped creature is described in action in its natural habitat. Engaging rhymes and bright, bold images keep readers entertained while a glossary at the back provides information on each featured animal. A fun matching game at the end tests children’s knowledge of animal stripes!

Exploring the Amazing Natural World with Susan Stockdale

Reading Rockets Interview on Stripes of All Types

Reviews and Awards 

"A lovely, interactive exploration of stripes...a feast for the eyes." Kirkus Reviews 

"An excellent nature book." Parents' Choice 

"This engaging introduction to patterns in nature is a visual delight." School Library Journal 

"Carefully crafted illustrations and lyrical text." PBS Reading Rockets

"Writer-illustrator Susan Stockdale uses alliteration and verbs with oomph to highlight a range of animals."
The Boston Globe

"Bouncy, alliterative rhyme and gorgeous illustrations..." Children's Book Council

"Placed in their natural habitats, Stockdale has created captivating illustrations." 
International Reading Association

  • Parents' Choice Silver Honor Award 
  • NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children 
  • Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year (starred review)
  • Texas Library Association Tejas Star Reading List
  • California Reading Association Eureka! Nonfiction Children's Book Gold Award 
  • Capitol Choice Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens 
  • Charlotte Zolotow Award Committee Highly Commended Book
  • Junior Library Guild selection
  • Read On Wisconsin selection

stripes fishes    stripes ring tail lemurs

stripes purpledstriped jellyfish    stripes tiger

stripes okapi    stripes frog    stripes american badger

stripes florida tree snail    stripes children cats


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