Sea Otter Pups
Sea Otter Pups
$17.13

Series: Water Babies   

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Annotation: Examines the birth and care of sea otters, including where they live after they are born and how they learn to swim.
Genre: Biology
Catalog Number: #63761
Format: Library Binding
All Formats: Search
Copyright Date: 2013
Edition Date: 2013
Pages: 24 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-617-72601-X
ISBN 13: 978-1-617-72601-9
Dewey: 599.769
LCCN: 2012007274
Dimensions: 19 cm.
Language: English
Reviews:
ALA Booklist
With thick, shaggy fur and gentle-looking eyes, sea otter pups sure are cute. This title in the Water Babies series simply, and briefly, introduces pups, mamas, and their habits and habitat. Kids will come away with tidbits of information: sea otters are as big as medium-sized dogs, they like to stay close to the shore, and they sleep with kelp wrapped around them to stay anchored in one place. Each spread tackles a simple category or question ea otter food" d contains basic diagrams and adorable photos, which have captions (like "floating pup") superimposed on top. Also helpful for little ones is the pictorial glossary, which reinforces vocabulary. The small trim size is fitting, given the small pups depicted inside, and emergent readers may not be able to resist giving the book a squeeze.
Horn Book
Geared to beginning readers, these adequate introductions use short sentences and engaging color photographs to present the life cycle of a sea mammal from infancy to maturity. The books briefly cover diet, habitat, and growth. A small world map shows where the animals live. A few boldface vocabulary words are defined in a picture glossary. Reading list. Ind.
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Horn Book (4/1/13)
Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 24) and index.
Word Count: 415
Reading Level: 3.0
Interest Level: K-3
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 3.0 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 153781 / grade: Lower Grades
Reading Counts!: reading level:4.2 / points:2.0 / quiz:Q58708
Lexile: IG600L

As soon as her pup is born, a sea otter mom rests the newborn on her tummy as they float in the sea. She will hold her baby much of the time until it is old enough to swim and hunt for shellfish. Look inside to discover how this cute furry pup grows up and eventually leaves its mom to make a life of its own. Manatee Calves Orca Calves Penguin Chicks Sea Otter Pups Sea Turtle Hatchlings Seahorse Fry Seal Pups Water Frog Polliwogs Book jacket.


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