Otters Love to Play

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Otters Love to Play
Written by Jonathan London
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ISBN-13: 9781536203240
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Otters Love to Play

author: Jonathan London
illustrator: Meilo So

series name:
Read and Wonder

It’s spring, and a litter of baby river otters emerges from a den to play. Follow the otters through the seasons as they chase one another, slide down a mudbank, jump in a pile of leaves, and learn to swim. Even while catching fish for their dinner or grooming themselves in the snow, otters love to play — and Jonathan London’s lively text and Meilo So’s fluid watercolors invite you to share in the joy.

“The story of an action-filled year in the life of a North American river otter family. . . . Fun and informative, this beautifully illustrated, strong narrative belongs in every collection.” — School Library Journal (starred review)
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1536203246 /  9781536203240
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Picture Book Nonfiction / Paperback
age range:
5 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 1/16" x 9 13/16"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 4
Animals; Science & Nature; Science & Nature;
author’s comments:
Jonathan London is an award-winning author of dozens of children’s books, including the popular Froggy series illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz. He is well known for his compassion for — and commitment to — wildlife, and many of his books are about animals. Jonathan London lives in northern California.
illustrator’s comments:
Meilo So was born in Hong Kong but grew up in England. She is the illustrator of many children’s books, including Pale Male by Janet Schulman and Water Sings Blue by Kate Coombs. Meilo So lives in Scotland.
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