Very young readers will find this nonfiction book on badgers filled with easily understood facts. Habitat and diet are described. Badgers can be formidable fighters when protecting themselves. Simple, large text is paired with full-page, colorful photographs. Included are a glossary and index. Books for further reading include a fiction picture book and two nonfiction books, one of which has a similar reading level. A factsurfer internet site is provided. Beginning readers may need help accessing the site and reading the information. Vocabulary for nonfiction topics is often difficult for those with emerging reading skills. This book is written with those readers in mind. Recommended for elementary libraries.