Each jacketed storybook in this series fosters an appreciation of wildlife at an early age so that our children will respect the environment as adults. Licensed and authenticated by the Smithsonian Institute, these wildlife books are both educational and delightfully entertaining. Each of these libraries of six delightful titles was created especially to help children understand and appreciate the beauty of the natural world. Each book, which has been written and illustrated by award-winning authors and artists, tells the story of an animal in its natural environment. Accurate in detail and rich in storytelling tradition, these books are perfect for giving and collecting. Authenticated by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.