Here Is the Arctic Winter by Madeleine Dunphy
  

Synopsis

Here Is the Arctic Winter by Madeleine Dunphy

The Arctic winter is cold, snowy, and dark. The barren landscape is covered by a layer of snow that stretches to the horizon, with nothing to disrupt it but jagged rocks. There are only a few plants and no sunlight. And yet, there are animals hardy enough to survive this bleak environment: the arctic wolf, hare, cod, and fox; the snowy owl, polar bear, ringed seal, and Peary caribou, all inextricably linked together in the chain of life. With lyrical text and glowing paintings that capture this mystically beautiful environment with stunning realism, this unusual book fascinates and inspires children of all ages.

Reviews

Named a Teachers Choice by the International Reading Association Named an Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children by the National Science Teacher s Association and Children s Book Council This unusual cumulative book begins with a stark, black-edged painting of the vast, moonlit, arctic landscape . . . inside are even more breathtaking scenes populated with dazzling animals . . . this luminous and reverent work is a welcome addition to the growing ranks of environmental books. Publishers Weekly In blue, black, and white illustrations, attributes of the Arctic winter unfold. Double-page spreads contain brief text describing an array of animals

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Book Info

Format

Hardback

Author

Madeleine Dunphy
More books by Madeleine Dunphy

Publisher

Web of Life Children's Books

Publication date

22nd June 2007

ISBN

9780977753918


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