Green book cover with mama and baby animals.
Lake Mamas & Babies

Lake Mamas & Babies


Introduce children to 10 common animals—and their babies—that live near lakes with this wildlife-themed board book.

Board books put images and words in the hands of young children who are eager to learn. Feed their curiosity and jump-start their education with the Mamas and Babies series of board books. Let Lake Mamas & Babies capture the interest of your family’s youngest nature lovers, ages 0–5. The board book introduces 10 baby critters (and their moms!) commonly found near lakes across North America. Written by award-winning author, naturalist, and wildlife photographer Stan Tekiela, the children’s book utilizes full-color photography and short, simple text to present a few facts about each animal.

Read it aloud or put the sturdy book in small hands. Then let the fun begin. The colorful, beautiful design—along with adorable pictures of baby animals—captivate kids and will have them paging through Lake Mamas & Babies again and again.

Beavers, frogs, eagles, and more, the animals represent some of the most beloved lake wildlife, making it a perfect gift for families. Share the fascinating world of nature with infants, toddlers, and young children. These budding outdoors lovers are sure to treasure the Mamas and Babies series!

Inside You’ll Find

  • Full-color photos of real animals
  • Concise yet informative text to interest young readers
  • Fun facts about 10 types of lake wildlife
Author Bio: Naturalist, wildlife photographer, and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 190 field guides, nature books, children’s books, and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers, and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 30 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations.

Additional information

Dimensions 6 × 6 in

Stan Tekiela





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Wildlife Families

Publication Date

March 26, 2024


Adventure Publications


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