Baby Sea Otter

Baby Sea Otter Cover

Baby Sea Otter

By Betty Tatham; Joan Paley (Illustrator)

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), Hardcover, 9780805075045, 40pp.

Publication Date: August 11, 2005

Description

Learn how a baby sea otter grows up

At the edge of the ocean, a baby sea otter is born. The newborn pup is little and helpless. Her mother must protect her from predators like the fierce bald eagles that are always ready to swoop after a baby.

The young otter grows up quickly. When she is old enough to fend for herself, she finds a mate. Soon the sea otter will have a tiny pup of her own.

In simple, evocative text and vibrant illustrations, this picture book explores the life cycle of the sea otter.



About the Author
Betty Tatham is the author of several nonfiction picture books about animals. She lives with her husband in Holland, Pennsylvania.

Joan Paley has illustrated a number of books for young readers. She lives with her husband in North Scituate, Massachusetts.