Call out from the treetops of the Amazon rain forest with the toucan! Engaging text and oversized, striking photos invite readers to travel to South America and learn about the toucan's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, habitat, predators, and ways of defense. Simple, labeled maps highlight the animal's home territory. Background information about South America is also given, as well as threats to the toucan's survival. The book closes with a page of kid-friendly facts. Readers are left with a deeper understanding of this amazing, diverse continent and the incredible toucan! Table of contents, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.