Arctic Animals

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 1988 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 56 pages
Looks at the characteristics and behavior of Arctic animals, including polar bears, whales, walruses, Arctic birds, caribou, muskoxen, lemmings, hares, foxes, and wolves.

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Contents

A cold cold world
5
Keeping warm
6
The polar bear
8
Whales are mammals 12 The beluga
12
The narwhal
15
The bowhead
16
Pinnipeds
17
The walrus
22
Polar fish and insects
36
Caribou and reindeer
40
The muskox
42
The arctic ground squirrel
44
The collared lemming
45
The arctic hare
46
Hide and seek
48
The arctic
50

Arctic birds
24
The murre
26
The snowy
28
The raven
30
The gyrfalcon
31
The ptarmigan
32
Arctic food chain
34
The arctic wolf
52
The husky
53
The wolverine
54
The ermine
55
A fragile world
56
Glossary index and acknowledgments
57
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About the author (1988)

Bobbie Kalman was born in Hungary in 1947. She escaped with her family to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. Her book, Refugee Child, is based on this account. She has degrees in English, psychology and education, and has taught at both the elementary and secondary level. She has also worked as an educational assistant for several publishing companies. She is the author and publisher of over 800 books for children. Her books are sought after because she writes within specific curriculum needs, making the titles very popular in schools and public libraries. Her works include The Early Settler Life series, The Historic Communities series, The Native Nations of North America series, The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series, and The Science of Living Things series.

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