Animals Illustrated mixes fun-filled animal facts suitable for the youngest of readers with intricately detailed illustrations to create a unique and beautiful collection of children's books on Arctic animals. Each volume contains first-hand accounts from authors who live in the Arctic, along with interesting facts on the behaviours and biology of each animal.
Kids will learn about how narwhal raise their young in the cold Arctic ocean, what they eat, and where they can be found, along with other interested information, like the fact that a narwhals long tusk is actually a tooth!
Table of Contents 2 The Narwhal 4 Range 8 Skeleton 10 Tusks 12 Diet 14 Babies 16 Predators 18 Under the Ice 20 Deep-Diving Whales
“Narwhal is definitely recommended for school libraries and classroom collections.”
“The table of contents gives a clear sense of organization. The illustrations are both scientifically accurate, engaging, and beautiful.”
“. . . [I]ncludes comment about the narwhal’s deep diving and behaviour beneath the ice, as well as about its impressive tooth, often referred to as a tusk, that can grow up to almost 3 metres in length.”