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Children's Nonfiction Lions, Tigers, Leopards, Etc.

Do You Know Tigers?

by (author) Michel Quintin & Alain M. Bergeron

illustrated by Sampar

translated by Solange Messier

Fitzhenry and Whiteside
Initial publish date
Apr 2015
Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc., General
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    Publish Date
    Jul 2018
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  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Apr 2015
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 6


A new edition to the popular Do You Know series! Everything you want to know about tigers accompanied by humorous illustrations by Sampar.
Did you know...
— Just like very person's fingerprints are unique, so are the stripes on every tiger's head
— In India, the number of tigers has dropped by half in the past 5 years. There are only approximately 1,000 left today. That's an average of one tiger death per day.

About the authors

Michel is a veterinarian, publisher, author and wildlife photographer. He is originally from Montreal but has lived in Quebec's Eastern Townships for over twenty years.Wildlife, ecology and the environment are his favorite subjects. He has a kitten, a litter of raccoons, a fawn, baby jaguars, dogs, pet cats, and other orphan or sick animals.Aside from his pets and the fact that he still practices veterinary medicine, Michel Quintin is now content to observe deer, foxes, wild turkeys and other animals that come to the window of his house the country. Nature, as you may have guessed, is his greatest source of inspiration.

Michel Quintin's profile page

Avant d'être auteur jeunesse à temps plein, Alain M. Bergeron a été journaliste pendant une vingtaine d'années. À ce jour, il a publié plus de 200 livres chez une douzaine d'éditeurs. Alain signe plusieurs séries dont les Billy Stuart, le Capitaine Static, et les Savais-tu? Alain a gagné tout récemment le Prix Québec/Wallonie-Bruxelles 2015 pour son roman Le géant qui sentait les petits pieds. Il habite à Victoriaville, au Québec.


Before becoming a full-time children’s author, Alain M. Bergeron worked as a journalist for over 20 years. Since then, he has published over 200 books with over a dozen publishing houses. His more popular series include: Billy Stuart, Capitaine Static, and Savais-tu? Alain recently won the 2015 Prix Québec/Wallonie-Bruxelles for his book Le géant qui sentait les petits pieds. He lives in Victoriaville, Quebec.

Alain M. Bergeron's profile page

Samuel Parent, pen name Sampar, was born in 1973 in Victoriaville Quebec. He is a self-taught illustrator and cartoonist. He made his mark in recent years in the publishing world by being a winner of the New York Times top 10 illustrators of the year for 2014 and by being a finalist for the Governor General of Canada 2004 (Youth illustration). He has also been a Mr. Christie's Book Award 2002 finalist Awards, a favourite books Youth Communication-Jeunesse finalist, and a Hackmatack Award finalist in 2003 and 2004. Sampar's illustrations fascinate and capture the imagination of young and old alike. He is the father of three children and admits: "My dream is to make sure that my children can have something from me when they are old enough to be interested in reading."

Sampar's profile page

Solange Messier's profile page

Editorial Reviews

"This book will appeal to animal lovers and reluctant readers. The text is simple enough for children in grade 3, but the appeal is wide enough that older children will want to read this series as well.
Highly Recommended."
CM Magazine

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