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This nonfiction picture book explores the variety of accommodations built around the world so that animals can safely access areas encroached upon by humans.
What happens to an entire habitat when a single element is depleted by hunters? Through striking illustrations, the role of sea otters over time in the Pacific Coast of North America is explored in detail.
Webb deftly uses illustrated journal entries to document her participation in a two-month expedition to Antarctica to study Adelie penguins in 1996. She includes absorbing details of daily life for a scientist in the field, as well as the life and behavior of penguins. Clear prose and engaging illustrations done in watercolor, gouache and graphite convey how an ornithologist works and lives in the field.
- Nonfiction, Animals, Environment, Nature
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2001 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780395922910
Newman invites readers into a modern science mystery: an amazing discovery about sea otters that gave scientists insight into the delicate balance of ecosystems.