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Junior Field Guide: Fishes of Nunavut

Inuktitut Edition

by Jordan Hoffman
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: fishes, polar regions, environmental science & ecosystems

Learn about the different types of fishes that live in Nunavut waters. This non-fiction science book provides information about what different types of fishes look like, where they live, what they eat, and other interesting facts about them, along with colourful illustrations and photographs.

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Run Salmon Run

by Bobs & LoLo, illustrated by Lori Joy Smith
edition: Hardcover
tagged: fishes

" Run salmon run, beneath the moon and sun. The salmon story circles, run salmon run. "

Dive into the world of salmon in this lyrically written and beautifully illustrated children's book. The story follows the journey of the Pacific Salmon from stream to sea and back again through all the life stages: egg, alevin, fry, smolt, adult

Run Salmon Run co …

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Do You Know Piranhas?

by Alain M. Bergeron & Michel Quintin, illustrated by Sampar, translated by Pamela Doll
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 6
tagged: fishes, non-classifiable

Do you know?

  • Piranhas are attracted to the scent of blood.
  • Many piranhas are cannibals.
  • Piranha shoals can consist of several thousand individuals.
  • A piranha can jump out of the water to attack prey.

Find out all sorts of interesting things about piranhas and have a chuckle along the way (without getting bitten).

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The Sockeye Mother

by Brett D. Huson, illustrated by Natasha Donovan
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: native canadian, fishes, environmental science & ecosystems, seasons, recycling & green living
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Creatures of the Sea

by Caroll Simpson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: marine life, mammals, fishes

A board book featuring a colourful selection of fish, marine mammals, and supernatural creatures from the world of Caroll Simpson.

 

Creatures of the Sea is a colourful board book inspired by the marine environment and traditional cultures of the west coast of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest. The book introduces toddlers and preschoolers …

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Capelin Weather

by Lori Doody
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: weather, imagination & play, seasons

In this utterly charming picture book, Lori Doody tells the story of Kate, a little girl very eager for the fun of summer to begin, but whose plans for bonfires and picnics are squelched by relentless rain, drizzle, and fog. In simple language and with bright, playful illustrations, Doody captures perfectly the achingly long pause that Newfoundland …

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Ocean Animals from Head to Tail

by Stacey Roderick, illustrated by Kwanchai Moriya
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: marine life, non-classifiable, fishes

This nonfiction picture book uses a playful guessing game to introduce eight different ocean animals and some unique aspects of their bodies. First, readers are shown a close-up illustration of an unusual part of an animal's body and asked to guess its owner: “What ocean animal has a head like this?” Then the following spread reveals the animal …

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