Wolves

Wolves

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by Seymour Simon
     
 

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Wolves are much more than big and bad.

Did you know that wolves...

  • are like dogs: they are loyal, affectionate, and highly intelligent.
  • live in packs - or families - led by the strongest female and male.
  • are friendly with one another: they play games, bring food to one another, and baby-sit one another's cubs.

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Wolves are much more than big and bad.

Did you know that wolves...

  • are like dogs: they are loyal, affectionate, and highly intelligent.
  • live in packs - or families - led by the strongest female and male.
  • are friendly with one another: they play games, bring food to one another, and baby-sit one another's cubs.

Here's the real story about this animal of myth and legend, the wolf.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Dr. Judy Rowen
Each page of text is faced with an intimate photograph of wolf behavior, such as a wolf racing through a stream, pups emerging from their den, or a pack circling a moose. The text reviews the life history of this much-maligned creature, stressing their similarity to more beloved predators such as dogs and lions. As usual, Simon presents his subject in a clear, concise manner.
Children's Literature - Beverly Kobrin
The riveting cover portraits on Seymour Simon's Wolves guarantees that it will not sit on the shelf. The equally compelling content will keep it a long time on the lap. Mr. Simon's photoessay, one of his best, alternates full-page pictures with narrative on the unjustifiably-maligned wolf's physical and social characteristics, its hunting strategies and pup rearing practices. Pair it with Mr. London's The Eyes of Gray Wolf, a sparely worded tale that traces the winter night's progress of a solitary male as it roams the frozen north's forests and ridges in search of food and a mate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785786177
Publisher:
San Val
Publication date:
03/28/2009
Edition description:
Reprint
Product dimensions:
9.04(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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Meet the Author

Seymour Simon has been called "the dean of the [children's science book] field" by the New York Times. He has written more than 250 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children's science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Great Neck, New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where you can read "Seymour Science Blog" and download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Many of Seymour's award-winning books are also available as ebooks.

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