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Rain Forest Animals

rain forest animalsIllustrated by Pat Stephens; published by Kids Can Press

The rain forest is home to amazing animals whose bodies are built for living among the tall trees and lush green plants. Toucans, emerald tree boas and jaguars all have special ways of finding food, staying safe and raising their young in a warm, wet tropical forest.

Read about:
• the sloth who eats and sleeps hanging upside down in a tree
• the gorilla who beats its chest like a drum to scare away its enemies
• the jaguar who kills its prey with one ferocious bite

Who Lives Here?

This series looks at animals in their natural habitats – rain forests, polar regions, deserts and wetlands – and explains how the body and habits of each animal are suited to the place it lives. Charming, realistic illustrations, playful language and intriguing facts make these books a perfect read for young children.

“Highly Recommended!” National Science Teachers Association

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Forest Animals

forest animalsIllustrated by Pat Stephens; published by Kids Can Press

The forest is home to amazing animals whose bodies are built for living among the trees in cold weather. Black bears, wolverines, loons and other animals all have special ways of keeping warm, finding food and raising their young in a forest habitat with lakes and rivers, short summers and long winters.

Read about:
• The snowshoe hare who runs as fast as a car on a city street
• The wolverine who can crush bones with its powerful jaws
• The wood frog whose body freezes like an ice cube in winter

Who Lives Here?

This series looks at animals in their natural habitats – rain forests, polar regions, deserts and wetlands – and explains how the body and habits of each animal are suited to the place it lives. Charming, realistic illustrations, playful language and intriguing facts make these books a perfect read for young children.

“There are thousands of books out there about animals. This one stands out for its carefully chosen details, minimalist text, and engaging illustrations.” Quill & Quire

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Polar Animals

polar animalsIllustrated by Pat Stephens; published by Kids Can Press

The polar regions are home to amazing animals whose bodies are built for living in the extreme cold. Emperor penguins, snowy owls and beluga whales all have special ways of staying warm, finding food and raising their young in a polar habitat of thick ice and snow.

Read about:
• The emperor penguin whose feathers cover it like a thick winter coat
• the arctic fox who uses its bushy tail like a scarf to stay warm
• The seal who swims and dives under the ice for most of the year

Who Lives Here?

This series looks at animals in their natural habitats – rain forests, polar regions, deserts and wetlands – and explains how the body and habits of each animal are suited to the place it lives. Charming, realistic illustrations, playful language and intriguing facts make these books a perfect read for young children.

“Realistic illustrations of polar animals…neatly presented…easily accessed facts and attractive pictures…” Booklist

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Salmon

salmonIllustrated by Nancy Gray Ogle; published by Kids Can Press

When salmon are ready to spawn, they struggle upstream to their birthplace. Their remarkable journey is just one of the twelve topics discussed in this look at Pacific salmon and Atlantic salmon. You’ll find out about different salmon species, the salmon life cycle, their place in the food chain and much more.

Did you know?
• salmon live in both fresh and salt water during their lifetime
• scientists can tell the age of a salmon by counting the rings on one of its scales
• some salmon lay up to 8000 eggs

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 very worthwhile resource book for the inquisitive elementary school student that deserves a place in every school and public library.” Science Books and Films

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Deer, Moose, Elk and Caribou

deer, moose, elk and caribouIllustrated by Pat Stephens; published by Kids Can Press

Deer, moose, elk and caribou are all members of the deer family. In this book, you’ll find out what they eat, where they live, how they give birth and raise their young, why some migrate and much more.

Did you know?
• a moose’s antlers can weigh as much as an 11 year old child
• in a day, a moose can eat as much as 90 big salad bowls of greens
• a baby deer less than a week old can run faster than a human

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

“These books will provide clear, accessible information for young report writers.” School Library Journal

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