Award-winning author/illustrator Caroline Arnold invites readers to hunker down in the Amazon from sunrise to sunrise and experience one 24-hour cycle of animal activity in the rainforest habitat, starting and ending with-cricka, cricka!-a noisy toucan call. Her cut-paper illustrations, story-like text, and features such as sidebars, fun facts, and a glossary dazzle and delight.
Caroline Arnold is the author of 150 books for children. Her many honors include awards from the American Library Association, P.E.N., the National Science Teachers Association, and the Washington Post / Children's Book Guild. Caroline's interest in animals and the outdoors began when she was a child growing up in Minnesota. After majoring in art and literature at Grinnell College in Iowa, she received her M.A. in art from the University of Iowa. Caroline lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Art, a neuroscientist.