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category: Children's Nonfiction
published: March 2019
publisher: Heritage House Publishing

Wildlife of Western Canada

by Tom Hunter

tagged: zoology

A beautifully illustrated book of animal facts that will provide hours of learning and entertainment.

Praise for Tom Hunter:


“[Hunter’s] drawings are accurate. The animals look as if they could step off the page.”—Canadian Library Association

Western Canada is home to thousands of distinct species of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and insects. Highlighting over two hundred animals found across the west, acclaimed artist Tom Hunter provides a fun, fact-filled introduction to wildlife for children ages nine to twelve. Learn to tell the difference between the mountain goat and the Rocky Mountain bighorn. Find out where you can spot a wolverine in the wild. Discover which species of shark live off the west coast of Canada. Each species has a detailed, scientifically accurate illustration and essential facts about where it lives, what it eats, and what makes it unique. From the largest marine mammals to the tiniest insects, this book will open your eyes to the amazing variety of animals living all around you.

About the Author

Tom Hunter is a respected wildlife artist and combines his love of nature with his artistic training to illustrate the natural history, birds, mammals, and fish of Western Canada. His panels appeared in Wildlife Review, and for many years his illustrations were featured in BC Outdoors magazine. He is the author of the bestselling Canadian Wildlife Activity Book series.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
9 to 12
4 to 7
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