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Beavers

beaversIllustrated by Pat Stephens; published by Kids Can Press

How beavers dam ponds and build lodges are just two of 14 topics in this book. You’ll also find out what beavers eat, where they give birth, how they raise their young, how they protect themselves and much more.

Did you know?
• a beaver’s teeth never stop growing
• a beaver can stay underwater for up to 15 minutes
• some beaver dams are longer than a soccer field

Kids Can Press Wildlife Series

Easy-to-read text, well-organized information and beautiful illustrations make this series is an excellent choice for students doing their first research projects. Featuring North American animals, these books describe where an animal lives, what it eats and how it raises its young.

• Parents’ Choice Approval, U.S. Parents’ Choice Foundation
• Best Books for Children by Science Books and Films
• “Pick of the Lists” by American Bookseller
• Our Choice selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre

“A superb example of a well-written information book for pre-readers and students in the early elementary grades. Highly recommended.” Canadian Materials Magazine

“Solid choices for homework assignments or to whet the appetites of young wildlife lovers.” Booklist

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Wild Cats

cougars, bobcats and lynxIllustrated by Nancy Gray Ogle; published by Kids Can Press

The eating habits of wild cats is one of fourteen topics in this look at the three North American wild cats — cougars, bobcats and lynx. You’ll find out where wild cats live, how they give birth and raise their kittens, what they eat and much more.

Did you know?
• one lynx eats up to 200 snowshoe hares a year
• wild kittens purr like pet cats
• cougars are the biggest and fastest cats in North America

Kids Can Press Wildlife Series

Easy-to-read text, well-organized information and beautiful illustrations make this series is an excellent choice for students doing their first research projects. Featuring North American animals, these books describe where an animal lives, what it eats and how it raises its young.

• Parents’ Choice Approval, U.S. Parents’ Choice Foundation
• Best Books for Children by Science Books and Films
• “Pick of the Lists” by American Bookseller
• Our Choice selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre

“A beautifully illustrated book.” Science Activities

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Wild Dogs

wolves, coyotes and foxesIllustrated by Pat Stephens; published by Kids Can Press

This book introduces children to wolves, coyotes and foxes – the wild dogs of North America. Find out where wild dogs live, what they eat, and how they give birth and raise their young. Beautifully detailed illustrations give you a close-up look at how each species compares in size, movement and habitat.

Did you know?
• all the wolves in a pack help take care of the pups
• an Arctic fox’s white fur turns brown in the summer
• a wolf can run up to 60 km per hour

Kids Can Press Wildlife Series

Easy-to-read text, well-organized information and beautiful illustrations make this series is an excellent choice for students doing their first research projects. Featuring North American animals, these books describe where an animal lives, what it eats and how it raises its young.

• Parents’ Choice Approval, U.S. Parents’ Choice Foundation
• Best Books for Children by Science Books and Films
• “Pick of the Lists” by American Bookseller
• Our Choice selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre

“Full of basic, interesting information which is tightly written and suitable for young fact finders.” Canadian Materials Magazine

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Whales

whalesIllustrated by Pat Stephens; published by Kids Can Press

This book takes a look at the many kinds of whales that live in the world’s oceans. You’ll find out where whales live, how they give birth and raise their young, how they find food, how they communicate, and much more.

Did you know?
• a newborn blue whale is as long as a school bus
• killer whales have sharp teeth for hunting prey
• belugas were once called sea canaries because of their loud chirping sounds

Kids Can Press Wildlife Series

Easy-to-read text, well-organized information and beautiful illustrations make this series is an excellent choice for students doing their first research projects. Featuring North American animals, these books describe where an animal lives, what it eats and how it raises its young.

• Parents’ Choice Approval, U.S. Parents’ Choice Foundation
• Best Books for Children by Science Books and Films
• “Pick of the Lists” by American Bookseller
• Our Choice selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre

“Brief glossaries and more extensive indexes makes these good choices for young readers just beginning to use non-fiction.” School Library Journal

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Bears

bearsIllustrated by Pat Stephens; published by Kids Can Press

The eating habits of bears is one of 14 topics in this look at three North American bears — grizzly bears, polar bears and black bears. You’ll find out where bears live, how they give birth and raise their cubs, what they eat and much more.

Did you know?
• all bears can swim
• baby bears have blue eyes
• bears are related to dogs

Kids Can Press Wildlife Series

Easy-to-read text, well-organized information and beautiful illustrations make this series is an excellent choice for students doing their first research projects. Featuring North American animals, these books describe where an animal lives, what it eats and how it raises its young.

• Parents’ Choice Approval, U.S. Parents’ Choice Foundation
• Best Books for Children by Science Books and Films
• “Pick of the Lists” by American Bookseller
• Our Choice selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre

“This series fills an important niche for early readers. Each attractively illustrated book focuses on a different type of wildlife and gives a simple overview of the creatures and their habits. The text is clear and easy to follow.” American Bookseller

“This well-designed volume … maintains a sense of visual calm and verbal continuity from one spread to the next … Handsome paintings illustrate this book effectively.” Booklist

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