Western Canada is home to thousands of distinct species of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and insects. Highlighting over two hundred animals found across the west, acclaimed illustrator Tom Hunter provides a fun, fact-filled introduction to wildlife for children ages nine through twelve. Kids will learn to tell the difference beteemn a mountain goat and the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, find out where they can spot a wolverine in the wild, and discover which species of shark lives off the west coast of Canada. Each species has a detailed, scientifically accurate illustration and essential facts about where it lives, what it eats, and what makes it unique. From the largest marine mammals to the tiniest insects, this book will open children’s eyes to the amazing variety of animals living all around them.
This beautifully illustrated, fact-filled book teaches children about the hundreds of wildlife species that live across Western Canada.
Written and Illustrated by Tom Hunter