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Uliaq's Amazing Animals: Muskox

English Edition

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

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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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: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: friendship, mammals

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 two, Raymond finds himself in a very unusual situation—outside of his book and loose in the local library! T …

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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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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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Rokko

by Paola Opal
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: baby animals, mammals

It's time to find a place to sleep. Rokko the baby raccoon is sure he can find the perfect spot. He doesn’t need help from anyone, especially not his mommy. But when he finally does find the perfect spot, something is missing... what could it be? Perhaps someone to snuggle with?

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Bitsy

illustrated by Paola Opal
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: mammals

Bitsy is the smallest of the beaver family. She wants to help build the dam too. But her little teeth can’t chop down a tree. There is nothing she can do to help. Then... just as the dam is almost done, a leak springs out. Only a little stick will solve the problem, and little Bitsy is the perfect one to help!
 

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