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Children's Nonfiction General

Who Lives Here? Forest Animals

by (author) Deborah Hodge

illustrated by Pat Stephens

Publisher
Kids Can Press
Initial publish date
Feb 2009
Category
General, Trees & Forests
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781554530717
    Publish Date
    Feb 2009
    List Price
    $5.95
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781554530700
    Publish Date
    Feb 2009
    List Price
    $14.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781894786812
    Publish Date
    Jun 2013
    List Price
    $4.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
  • Reading age: 4 to 7

Description

The forest is home to amazing animals whose bodies are built for living among the trees in cold weather. Black bears, wolverines, loons and other animals all have special ways of keeping warm, finding food and raising their young in a forest habitat with lakes and rivers, short summers and long winters. The Who Lives Here? series looks at animals in their natural habitats --- such as tropical and boreal forests, polar regions, deserts and wetlands --- and explains how the body and habits of each animal are suited to the place it lives. Charming, realistic illustrations, playful language and intriguing facts make these books a perfect read for young children.

About the authors

Deborah Hodge is the author of more than twenty-five books for children. She specializes in writing engaging non-fiction for young readers and loves the challenge of using few words to explain big thoughts. Many of Deborah’s books have received awards and have been published internationally. Her honors include the Information Book Award of Canada and the Green Prize for Sustainable Literature, and she was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature. Her work has also appeared on ALA’s Top Ten Best Environmental Books for Youth. Deborah lives in Vancouver.

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Pat Stephens is the illustrator of many books for children. Her art appears in the Animal Behavior series and the Kids Can Press Wildlife Series. Pat lives in Durham, Ontario.

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Editorial Reviews

There are thousands of books out there about animals. This one stands out for its carefully chosen details, minimalist text, and engaging illustrations.—Quill & Quire

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