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Children's Nonfiction General

Who Lives Here? Wetland Animals

by (author) Deborah Hodge

illustrated by Pat Stephens

Publisher
Kids Can Press
Initial publish date
Aug 2008
Category
General, Environmental Science & Ecosystems
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781554530465
    Publish Date
    Aug 2008
    List Price
    $5.95
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781554530458
    Publish Date
    Aug 2008
    List Price
    $14.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2

Description

Wetlands are home to amazing animals whose bodies are built for living in or near the water. Hippos, crocodiles and anacondas all have special ways of finding food, staying safe and raising their young in a watery habitat.

The Who Lives Here? series looks at animals in their natural habitats - rain 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.

Deborah Hodge's profile page

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.

Pat Stephens' profile page

Awards

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

Librarian Reviews

Wetland Animals (Who Lives Here?)

Meet nine creatures that reside in the shallow water of swamps, ponds, bogs or marshes. Learn how their bodies and habits are suited to wetland life. Find out what they eat, where they swim and how they stay safe and care for their young. Includes index and note for parents and teachers.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2009.

Other titles by Deborah Hodge

Other titles by Pat Stephens