ABOUT ALASKA’S ANIMALS
Fur, flippers, tusks, and paws. Tails, whiskers, teeth, and claws. Young children will love this fun and colorful board book filled with close-ups of Alaska animals, highlighting their varied anatomy.
Perfect for sharing with young children, this board book is a fun approach to simple comparative anatomy. Shannon Cartwright, Alaska’s favorite illustrator, fills the pages with fun and silly close-ups of a variety of tails, whiskers, noses, paws, teeth, tusks, and more.
While enjoying illustrations of Alaska’s diverse wildlife, children will learn:
Alaska’s animals are all different
like you and me.
But we all share the same home:
the earth, sky, and sea.
Shannon Cartwright arrived in Alaska in 1972 after graduating from the University of Michigan School of Architecture and Design. She was drawn north by the stories she heard as a child from her grandmother, Esther Schaubel, a famous public-health nurse… More about Shannon Cartwright