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Guess Who? with Tuktu and Friends

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Nadia Sammurtok & Rachel Rupke, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, mammals

Tuktu and his friends are hiding. Can you find them? In this interactive book, children will follow clues to find the animals hidden in the illustrations.

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Uliaq's Amazing Animals: Muskox

Inuktitut Edition

by Danny Christopher, illustrated by Amiel Sandland
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, mammals, polar regions

Uliaq loves animals! One of his favourite animals is the muskox. In this book, Uliaq gives facts about muskox, where they live, what they eat, and why they are amazing!

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Grandfather Bowhead, Tell Me A Story

by Aviaq Johnston, illustrated by Tamara Campeau
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p
tagged: baby animals, mammals, bedtime & dreams, polar regions, multigenerational

Bowhead whales are the longest-living mammals on the planet, living over 200 years. In this heartwarming story, a grandfather bowhead recounts to his young grandchild calf all the beautiful, amazing, and surprising things he has seen in his lifetime, all while assuring the little calf that there is nothing more wondrous than the love a grandfather …

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I Hear You, Forest

by Kallie George, illustrated by Carmen Mok
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: environment, mammals, imagination & play, values & virtues

This playful yet calming book about wonderful forest sounds is the perfect gift for introducing kids to loving—and respecting—the natural world around them.

The forest has lots to say… if you listen. 

When a child steps into the forest, her ears are open and her heart is too. She listens carefully and hears marvelous things. She hears the rustl …

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Sloth at the Zoom

by Helaine Becker, illustrated by Orbie
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: zoos, peer pressure, humorous stories, mammals

One day, a sloth accidentally gets delivered to the Zoom! She was supposed to be dropped off at the Zzzzzoo, a much more laid-back, slow-paced place. She had been looking forward to long, languorous naps while the sun gently warmed her belly. But at the Zoom, the zebras gallop so fast they leave their stripes in puddles. The monkeys climb so fast …

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Raymond the Buffalo

by Lou Beauchesne, illustrated by Kate Chappell
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: friendship, mammals

This adorably illustrated picture book celebrates the love we have for books and the strength of friendship.

Raymond is a brave, strong and hairy buffalo. Gilbert is a quiet, growing and not-at-all hairy boy. Raymond is the hero of Gilbert's favorite book, and Gilbert brings his favorite book everywhere. When an unfortunate incident separates the tw …

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Badir and the Beaver

by Shannon Stewart, read by Christian Down
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: mammals, chapter books, muslim

It's Ramadan, a time to focus on good deeds and to fast, and Badir and his brother, Anis, are out for a walk one evening while they wait for their iftar meal. In the park Badir sees a rat. A very, very large rat. He soon learns it’s actually a beaver, an animal that doesn't live in Tunisia, the country Badir and his family have emigrated from. It …

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Saving Sammy

by Eric Walters, illustrated by Amy Meissner, read by Heather Gould
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: mammals, environment, baby animals

After Morgan’s backyard is flooded by the nearby river, her dog, Shire, finds a baby beaver that has been washed out of its den. Realizing that its parents aren’t coming back, Morgan must quickly learn to care for the beaver, which she names Sammy. Morgan’s parents warn her that he can’t stay with them forever. Will Morgan be able to find a …

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