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Leopard & Silkie : one boy's quest to save the seal pups

Author: Brenda Peterson; Robin Lindsey
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In the Pacific Northwest, concerned volunteers become seal sitters, keeping vigil over the vulnerable baby seals that are left on the shore while their mothers hunt for food. Surviving in the animal kingdom is never easy and this informative picture book gives a first-hand look at what baby seals are up against. With its emphasis on human compassion, this true account teaches children to appreciate the natural
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Genre/Form: Literature
Picture books for children
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Peterson; Robin Lindsey
ISBN: 9780805091670 080509167X
OCLC Number: 746834542
Notes: "Christy Ottaviano Books."
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 700
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Other Titles: Leopard and Silkie
Responsibility: Brenda Peterson ; photographs by Robin Lindsey.
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"In the Pacific Northwest, concerned volunteers become seal sitters, keeping vigil over the vulnerable baby seals that are left on the shore while their mothers hunt for food. Surviving in the animal kingdom is never easy and this informative picture book gives a first-hand look at what baby seals are up against. With its emphasis on human compassion, this true account teaches children to appreciate the natural world by helping in any way they can. The star of the book is six year old Miles, who organizes his own rescue mission to help the seals survive"--

"A first-hand look at the vulnerable baby seals that are left on shore in the Pacific Northwest while their mothers hunt for food, and the concerned volunteers who keep vigil over them"--

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