Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 0 to 2
- Grade: p to 12
- Reading age: 0 to 2
Every spring the Great Bear Rainforest becomes a nursery to some of the most adorable baby animals out there.
Award-winning nature photographer Ian McAllister has photographed the cutest of the cute to teach the little ones in your life about some of the little ones found in this temperate rainforest on British Columbia's Pacific coast. Orca calves, wolf cubs, seal pups and herring eggs (arguably not traditionally cute but still interesting!) feature in this vibrant exploration of one of the most beautiful great outdoors on offer in this big wild world.
About the authors
Ian McAllister is a co-founder of the wildlife conservation organization Pacific Wild. He is an award-winning photographer and author of The Great Bear Rainforest, and his images have appeared in publications around the world. He has been honoured by the Globe & Mail as one of 133 highly accomplished Canadians, and he and his wife, Karen McAllister, were named by Time magazine one of the ""Leaders of the 21st Century"" for their efforts to protect British Columbia's endangered rainforest. He is a member of the International League of Conservation Photographers and has won the North America Nature Photography Association's Vision Award and the Rainforest Action Network's Rainforest Hero award. He lives with his family on an island in the heart of The Great Bear Rainforest.
Heather Gould is an entrepreneur, artist and voice actor from Victoria, British Columbia.
"A gorgeously rendered set of photographs and captions that will delight the family's littlest naturalists."
"McAllister's breathtaking wildlife photography shines in this unique board book…A fantastic informational read…A perfect addition to an infant's story time."
CM: Canadian Review of Materials
"This board book with its simplicity and beauty is exceptional and perfect for babies. One of the first things babies like to do is identify other babies! Babies of the Great Bear Rainforest is a wonderful way to acquaint baby with nature. The book is highly recommended for public libraries and as a baby gift."
Other titles by Ian McAllister
Other titles by Heather Gould
Under Our Clothes Read-Along
Our First Talk About Our Bodies