Karen Gravelle

Selected Works

About as user-friendly as a book can get. A definite keeper. Chinaberry
An excellent book, with lots of great cartoon artwork. Booklist
An outstanding, common-sense guide [that is] also humorous and appealing. School Library Journal
The stylish, lighthearted text and whimsical illustrations will appeal readily to teens. VOYA
We need more contemporary books like this. Booklist
Will help bring out the animal lover in any reader. Booklist
A dramatic, eye-opening portrayal. Booklist
A source of comfort that gives shape to the devastation of personal loss. Booklist
An important, heartfelt, honest book. Booklist


The methods animals use to communicate with each other and with us are explored in depth in this fascinating book, written by two animal behavior scientists. Packed with information on why and how wild creatures "talk," this volume is also user-friendly because of its engaging anecdotes that sometimes tell about actual instances of animal interaction and other times suppose fact-based scenarios. Blended with straightforward documentary text and black-and-white photos, the pleasing narrative will help bring out the animal lover in any reader.