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Ookpik : the travels of a snowy owl

Author: Bruce Hiscock
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st ed
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On the Arctic tundra, a little snowy owl fights for survival, learning to hunt for food, and in the fall his instincts tells him to leave and migrate south to an open land with a food supply.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Hiscock
ISBN: 9781590784617 1590784618 0329815857 9780329815851
OCLC Number: 123912575
Awards: Short-listed for Charlotte Award (Intermediate) 2010
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, map ; 26 x 29 cm
Responsibility: Bruce Hiscock.

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Tells the story of Ookpik, a snowy owl, and its first year and struggle to survive.  Read more...

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"An involving story for children and a fine addition to classroom units on migration." --Booklist "Conveys the author's love for that remote part of the world and provides a fine introduction for Read more...

 
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-10-14) Good Permalink

     There is a map in the front of the book that maps out the travel of the snowy owl. In the author's not he talks about range, size, food, life, and courtship and nesting.  The water color illustrations add to the story of the snowy owl.  This book is full of information...
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