Animals Illustrated: Walrus

 
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Animals Illustrated:  Walrus

Herve Paniaq is a respected elder from Igloolik Nunavut.  He writes about the walruses who live in the Arctic Ocean and who have been a part of the culture and survival of his people for generations.  

This informative introduction to walruses includes their range, diet, babies, their predators, tusks, and information on whiskers and flippers.  Gently and warmly illustrated, the book hits a high point with the carefully drawn skeleton which sits against a black background illuminating each bone and creating a feeling of mystery and power.

Inuit traditional uses for walrus are included at the end.

24 pages   978-1772271423   Ages   5-9

Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com

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Kids will learn about how walruses raise their young in the cold Arctic ocean, what they eat and where they can be found, along with other interesting information, like the fascinating uses for their characteristic tusks.--from the publisher

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