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The Arctic

Author: Francis Latreille; Catherine Guigon; Frédéric Malenfer
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Photographs and text describe how people live in the Arctic.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Latreille; Catherine Guigon; Frédéric Malenfer
ISBN: 9780810914285 081091428X
OCLC Number: 68694184
Notes: Translation of: Paradis blanc.
Description: 69 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 32 cm
Contents: How were these pictures taken? --
The lands of the far north --
The regions of the far north --
Sea ice in perpetual motion --
Breaking the ice sheet --
The people of the far north --
A long migration toward the east --
Seals populate the ice shelf --
The discovery of the Arctic --
The conquest of the North Pole --
Bitter cold --
The work of the wind --
Dressing warmly --
His majesty the polar bear --
Hunting with the Inuits --
The Inlandis of Greenland --
Cathedrals of ice --
In the wake of the whale --
Color in the night --
The Dolgans : nomads of the tundra --
The reindeer of the tundra --
A day in the life of the Dolgans --
The polar night --
Siberian festival --
The Arctic summer --
A herd of musk oxen --
Pacifying the evil spirits --
A mammoth called Jarkov --
Scientific expeditions --
Heat wave in the Arctic --
The threat to animal life --
The polar world adrift --
The future of the great north.
Other Titles: Paradis blanc.
Responsibility: photographs by Francis Latreille ; text by Catherine Guigon ; illustrations by Frédéric Malenfer.

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Photographs and text describe how people live in the Arctic.

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