Woody, the Baby Canadian Beaver, by Bill Vlaanderen is a tale for children. Woody enjoys exploring and chasing animals, and decides to travel to the Big River. On his adventure, Woody sees a train (which he thinks is a snake!), cars, makes friends with a Golden Retriever, and much more. Returning home, Woody says goodbye to friends he made along the way. A child who enjoys stories about animals and exploration may find this an adventurous and most enjoyable story.