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Canada Close Up: Canada's Wetland Animals

Awards

  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice, 2007

Canada Close Up: Canada's Wetland Animals Canadian Title

By Chelsea Donaldson   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9780439956758 Paperback
48 Pages | 6.02" x 9.01" | Ages 7 to 9

A colourful and kid-friendly introduction to Canada's wetlands. Using easy-to-understand language and full colour photos, this informative and intriguing book is the perfect introduction to the animals that make their homes in Canada's wetlands. Children will learn that Canada is home to twenty-five percent of the world's wetlands, that river otters can even sleep while they are floating, and that even though ducklings can swim from birth, they often hitch a ride on their mom or dad's back! Canada's Wetland Animals features many interesting creatures, including beavers, river otters, moose, great blue herons, common loons, mallard ducks, snapping turtles, crayfish, bullfrogs, dragonflies and leeches, and is sure to appeal to young nature lovers across the country. It's the perfect book for both home and curriculum use!

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