Alaska Animal Babies (Paperback)

By Deb Vanasse, Gavriel Jecan (Photographer)

Paws IV Publishing, 9781570614330, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2005



This irresistible entry to the Paws IV series features full-color photos of baby animals, plus information about each species. Pictured in their natural habitats are a wide range of young creatures, from arctic foxes and polar bears to Dall sheep and mountain goats. In all, 24 of Alaska's wild and wonderful inhabitants are included. Brief but captivating descriptions introduce each animal, bringing them to life and familiarizing young audiences with their habits. Did readers know a gray wolf pup bumps his mother's chin to get attention? Or that marmots flatten themselves against the ground when they sense danger? This natural history treat entices animal lovers of all ages.

About the Author

Deb Vanasse is the author of two young adult novels, Out of the Wilderness and A Distant Enemy. She lives in Fairbanks, AK. International wildlife and nature photographer Gavriel Jecan lives in Seattle.

Praise For Alaska Animal Babies

Northwest Animal Babies: •"Breathtaking photos of babies in the wild. This gorgeous book will delight the little ones." --The Seattle Times •"This title is a beautiful introduction to the varied wildlife of the Northwest." --School Library Journal