Wildlife Series

Looking at Wild Cats

Illustrated by Nancy Gray Ogle; published by Kids Can Press

Kids can learn to read while finding out about cougars, lynx and bobcats. This non-fiction Level 1 first reader is interactive, with an eye-spy component at the beginning and a simple quiz at the end.

The book was created especially for beginning readers. Each page provides children with clearly written and simple facts about the fascinating wild cats of North America.

“… presents information in an accessible, research-friendly format that would be a great addition to a classroom or for early-reading animal lovers alike.” CM Magazine

“… a beautifully illustrated book for beginning readers. A fine resource for primary school teachers who want to enrich students’ information level.” National Science Teachers Association

Looking at Bears

Illustrated by Pat Stephens; published by Kids Can Press.

Kids can learn to read while finding out about grizzly bears, polar bears and black bears. This non-fiction Level 1 first reader is interactive, with an eye-spy component at the beginning and a simple quiz at the end.

The book was created especially for beginning readers. Each page provides children with clearly written and simple facts about the three fascinating species of bears in North America. (Check your library for a copy.)

• Year’s Best Books by Resource Links

A roaringly successful information gem for newly independent readers. Highly recommended.CM Magazine

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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Eagles

eaglesIllustrated by Nancy Gray Ogle; published by Kids Can Press

How eagles build their nests is just one of the 14 topics in this look at the two types of eagles found in North America — the bald eagle and the golden eagle. You’ll find out how eagles fly, what they eat, how they hunt, how they protect themselves and much more.

Did you know?
• eagles are the biggest birds of prey in North America
• a golden eagle has more than 7000 feathers
• that a bald eagle’s nest can be as tall as a house

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 well organized, attractive book that will capture the interest of primary age children. Highly recommended.” Resource Links

“Soar with our largest birds of prey in the latest book from the Kids Can Press Wildlife Series. Like the other excellent books in this series, Eagles reveals its subject both inside and out.” Alberta Naturalist

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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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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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