Wetlands: Soggy Habitat by Laura Purdie Salas, Jeff Yesh
What lives in a wetland besides flamingos, ducks, and other birds? How do plants survive in the soggy soil? What jobs do wetlands do? Wade into this book to find out what makes wetlands one of Earth's treasures.
Laura Purdie Salas is the author of more than 100 books for kids and teens. Her work has received the Minnesota Book Award and other honors, including Bank Street Best Books of the Year, and NCTE Notables. She and her husband live in Minnesota and have two monsters of their own, Maddie and Annabelle. When Laura's not reading or writing, she likes to dance, play games, and work with the Minnesota Brass drum corps (which involves a lot of Counting, following Patterns, and creating Shapes on the field). She tries to eat More vegetables and Less brownies, but that is hard! Learn more about Laura at laursalas.com.
Jeff Yesh is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer whose award-winning work has been featured in multiple children's books. As a freelance artist, he splits his time illustrating both fiction and non-fiction works enjoyed by all ages, in addition to designing material for a wide variety of clients in the advertising and sports industries. Born and raised in Indiana, Jeff graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. Based in Carmel, Indiana, Jeff enjoys being active outdoors and spending time with his wife and two daughters.
What Is a Wetland? 4 Types of Wetlands 6 Important Jobs 8 Water Cleaner 10 Soggy Soil 12 Two Strong Plants 14 Wetland Birds 16 More Wetland Animals 18 Disappearing Wetlands 20 Wetland Diorama: Wetland in a Box 22 Wetland Facts 23 Glossary 23 To Learn More 24 Index 24