Far North in the Arctic: Counting Alaska's Animals

Far North in the Arctic: Counting Alaska's Animals

by Cory Hansen, Kathryn Kunz Finney
     
 
This engaging book celebrates the wonders of Alaska in rhyme and meter. Adapted from the classic counting poem "Over the Meadow" by Olive Wadsworth, it inspires children to count the wildlife of the great northern wilderness: baby whales, bear cubs, fox kits, ptarmigan chicks, and more. In addition to the rhyme, the text includes a short description of each animal

Overview

This engaging book celebrates the wonders of Alaska in rhyme and meter. Adapted from the classic counting poem "Over the Meadow" by Olive Wadsworth, it inspires children to count the wildlife of the great northern wilderness: baby whales, bear cubs, fox kits, ptarmigan chicks, and more. In addition to the rhyme, the text includes a short description of each animal and a glossary that explains in simple terms things like what igloos are and why Alaska is called "The Land of the Midnight Sun."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570613715
Publisher:
Sasquatch Books
Publication date:
04/09/2004
Series:
Paws IV Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
10.90(w) x 8.49(h) x 0.16(d)
Age Range:
3 - 7 Years

Meet the Author

Cory Cooper Hansen is an assistant professor at Arizona State University in Phoenix. Graphic designer Kathryn Kunz Finney lives in Des Moines, IA.

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