The Secret Life of the Sloth
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For Ages 6-9

A year in the life of a sloth is revealed in this stunningly illustrated nonfiction picture book, the latest in the popular The Secret Life series.

Meet Perezoso, a brown-throated three-fingered sloth who lives in a rainforest habitat. Young readers will be fascinated as they learn all about her life — how she searches for food, keeps herself safe from prey, and gives birth to a baby. Gorgeous realistic illustrations celebrate these intriguing creatures, and the story is filled with important facts and terms. The back matter at the conclusion of the book provides more in-depth information, a glossary, and further resources.


Laurence Pringle has written more than one hundred books for children and teenagers. Internationally, his books have sold more than three million copies. You can find out more about him and his books at

Kate Garchinsky received her BFA in Illustration from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, with a focus in nature and children’s literature. Visit

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  • Price: $17.99 US / $23.99 CAN
  • Interest Level: 6-9
  • Trim Size: 9 x 9
  • Pages: 32
  • ISBN-13: 9781635923094

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