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Skunks

by Adrienne Mason, illustrated by Nancy Gray Ogle

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list price: $14.95
edition:Hardcover
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published: Feb 2006
ISBN:9781553377337
publisher: Kids Can Press
Description

The stinky way skunks defend themselves is just one of 14 topics in this clearly written book. Kids find out why skunks are black and white, where they live, how they raise their young, how they hunt and much more. The easy-to-read text and accurate, detailed illustrations of the Kids Can Press Wildlife Series provide a perfect learning resource for young children and satisfy their curiosity about these often misunderstood animals.

Did you know?•As a final warning, a spotted skunk will stand on its front paws before spraying.•Some skunks will eat snakes — even poisonous ones!•Newborn skunks, or kits, are so small that you could fit two in the palm of your hand.•Skunks help people by eating animals that can be pests, such as rats and mice.

About the Authors
Adrienne Mason is an educator and author whose books include Owls, Snakes, Move It! and Touch It! She lives in Tofino, British Columbia.
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Nancy Gray Ogle is an avid naturalist, art teacher and nature illustrator. She lives in Muskoka, Ontario.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
5 to 10
Grade:
k to 5
Awards
  • Short-listed, Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association
  • Winner, Outstanding Science Trade Books, National Science Teachers Association and the Children’s Book Council
  • Short-listed, Information Book Award, Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada
Editorial Reviews

The story line is clear and concise … the illustrations are extremely well done and accurate.Science Books & Film

— Science Books & Film

Mason has provided readers with an accurate, fun-to-read look at this sometimes misunderstood animal … a well-organized addition.

— School Library Journal

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Skunks (Kids Can Press Wildlife)

Where do skunks live? What do they eat? Easy-to-read text and accurate illustrations meet the research needs of children and satisfy their curiosity about these often misunderstood animals.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Canadian Children’s Book News. 2007.

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