Adrienne Mason
Nancy Gray Ogle

How otters grow and learn is just one of the topics in this clearly written look at North American river and sea otters. Kids can find out about where otters live, what they eat, how they protect themselves and much more. The easy-to-read text and accurate, detailed illustrations of this title in the Kids Can Press Wildlife Series meet the research needs of young children and satisfy their curiosity about these playful aquatic mammals.

978-1-55337-407-7 | Feb 1, 2003
List Price: USD $11.99, CAD $11.99
4-color 8 x 10 32 pages
Grades: K To 5 / Ages: 5 to 10

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Awards & Reviews

“A pleasant introduction to North American river otters and their larger cousins, the sea otters, with colored drawings on every page and an easy-to-read text.”
— Kirkus Review, March 2003
“This little book of only 32 pages provides young readers with an informative introduction to the lives of two of north America's most endearing animals, river otters and sea otters.”
— Science Books & Films, August 2003
2004 - Science in Society Book Award, Canadian Science Writers' Association, Short-listed
2003 - Best Bets, Ontario Library Association, Winner

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