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edition:Hardcover
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category: Children's Nonfiction
published: Aug 2018
ISBN:9781459812734
publisher: Orca Book Publishers

A Whale's World

photographs by Ian McAllister, by Nicholas Read

tagged: marine life, mammals, environmental science & ecosystems
Description

A Whale’s World follows a pod of spy-hopping orcas as they explore the ecosystems of the Great Bear Sea while hunting for their next meal. Past rocky shores and through kelp forests, they observe foraging wolves, hungry grizzly bears, curious black bears, graceful fin whales, splashing porpoises, slippery seals and other members of the Pacific coastal food web. The book gives readers a fun introduction to the many ways that marine and land animals interact with their environments and with each other.

About the Authors
Ian McAllister is an award-winning photographer and author of six books, including The Salmon Bears, The Sea Wolves and The Great Bear Sea (all with Nicholas Read). He is the founding director of Pacific Wild, a Canadian nonprofit wildlife conservation group. For more information, visit www.pacificwild.org.

Nicholas Read, a lifelong lover of animals, has written on animal issues for the Vancouver Sun and on other issues for The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and other publications. He has lived in both Canada and the United Kingdom, where he worked for the national animal-rights organization Animal Aid.
Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
6 to 8
Grade:
1 to 3
Reading age:
6 to 8
Editorial Reviews

"A Whale's World adds another aspect to the interest in and understanding of this environment allowing the reader to see how each component of the community is integrated into the whole. Definitely worth adding to the collection for a complete picture. Highly Recommended."

— CM Magazine

"Enthralling…Highly recommended for both school and public libraries as well as a gift for any child…Would be a welcome addition to any study unit about the natural environment, the food chain, and the interconnectivity within ecosystems."

— Resource Links

&quotEye-catching images…Another attractive nature book.&quot

— Kirkus Reviews

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