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category: Children's Nonfiction
published: Aug 2018
ISBN:9781459812758
publisher: Orca Book Publishers

A Whale's World

by (photographer) Ian McAllister, by Nicholas Read

tagged: environmental science & ecosystems, mammals, marine life
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 a co-founder of the wildlife conservation organization Pacific Wild. (pacificwild.org) He is the author of five previous books, including The Great Bear Rainforest and The Last Wild Wolves. He has been honored by the Globe and Mail as one of 133 highly accomplished Canadians, and he and his wife, Karen McAllister, were named by Time magazine as “Leaders of the 21st Century” for their efforts to protect British Columbia’s endangered rainforest. A member of the International League of Conservation Photographers, he has won the North American Nature Photography Association’s Vision Award and the Rainforest Action Network’s Rainforest Hero Award. He lives with his family on an island in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest.


Nicholas Read is a retired journalist and journalism instructor who has written 10 books for children including two series about the Great Bear Rainforest with Ian McAllister. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia with two rescued cats.
Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
6 to 8
Grade:
1 to 3
Reading age:
6 to 8

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