Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 2 to 5
- Grade: k
Vladyana Krykorka brings the arctic world to life with her signature illustration style. This board book focuses on a particular aspect of arctic wildlife — often showing a mother with her young — and pairs lovely watercolor paintings with simple and expressive language. ARCTIC SEA introduces young readers to marine animals, such as the narwhal and beluga whale.
About the author
Vladyana Krykorka has illustrated and designed over 30 books for children. Her work has received numerous awards, including the Toronto Public Library’s recognition of Baseball Bats for Christmas as one of the 100 best children’s books of all time. In the last two years she has conducted art workshops in several Quebec Arctic communities, working with Inuit teachers in the creation of their own books and class materials, as well as textile printmaking techniques.
“The landscape and wildlife of the North are beautifully captured in this three board book set.”
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