Explore the lives of bison with Ranger Rick in this beginning reader with full-color photos of bison in the wild!
What if you wished you were a bison and then you became one? Could you talk like a bison, with grunts and snorts? Could you eat like a bison, chomping lots and lots of grass? And would you want to? Find out!
Ranger Rick explorers can learn all about bison in this reader full of fascinating facts, vivid wildlife photographs, a Wild Words glossary, and a hands-on activity that teaches kids how to to play bison Frisbee!
Ranger Rick, the iconic raccoon ambassador from Ranger Rick magazines, engages young readers by comparing and contrasting the life of the bison to the life of the reader. For example, a call-out from Ranger Rick asks: would you rather take a bath or wallow in the dirt?
Ranger Rick: I Wish I Was a Bison is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts of Level One books support success for children eager to start reading on their own.
Jennifer Bove is an award-winning contributor to Ranger Rick Jr., as well as a children’s book author. Jen’s work is inspired by nature and her background in field biology, which brought her face-to-face with wild things like elephants and snakes. She lives with her family under the wide-open skies of Wyoming.