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Children's Fiction Counting & Numbers

The Wildlife 123

A Nature Counting Book

by (author) Jan Thornhill

Publisher
Owlkids Books Inc.
Initial publish date
Nov 2012
Category
Counting & Numbers, General, General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781926973463
    Publish Date
    Nov 2012
    List Price
    $7.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to 2

Description

Governor General’s Award finalist The Wildlife 123 is now available as a newly formatted paperback! Nature in all its splendor leaps off the pages of this magnificent, interactive early-learning primer, which features exotic and familiar animals from around the world. 
From one panda bear to one thousand tadpoles, this counting book communicates simple information through colorful illustrations and classic design; every page will spark young readers’ interest and imagination. At the end of the book, “Nature Notes” provide additional information on each of the featured animals and their habitats, encouraging children to spend more time with this rich read.

About the author

Jan Thornhill is an author, illustrator and designer who brings her fascination with the natural world to her books for children. They include I Found a Dead Bird (National Parenting Publications Gold Award, Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction, Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada Information Book Award); The Wildlife 123 (UNICEF-Ezra Jack Keats International Award for Excellence in Children’s Book Illustration, Governor General’s Award finalist); and The Wildlife ABC (Governor General’s Award finalist). Jan recently won the Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People. She spends her spare time in the woods obsessively collecting and cataloguing wild mushrooms and slime molds.

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Awards

  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Best Books for Kids and Teens

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