Chronicle Books
Date of Publication: 
September 2013
Lola Schaefer is a children's book author

Written by Lola M. Schaefer
Illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal

In one lifetime, a caribou will shed 10 sets of antlers, a woodpecker will drill 30 roosting holes, a giraffe will wear 200 spots, a seahorse will birth 1,000 babies. Count each one and many more while learning about the wondrous things that can happen in just one animal’s lifetime.

  • 2014 Junior Library Guild Selection
  • An Orbis Pictus Award Recommended Book for 2014
  • An Outstanding Science Trade Book by NSTA/CBC 2014
  • Bank Street College 2014 Best Books of the Year
  • 2014 Baker’s Dozen 13 Best Books for Family Literacy
  • 2014-2015 Great Lakes Great Books Reading List
  • A 2014 International Reading Association Teacher’s Choice Book