For centuries people have been afraid of wolves, yet these animals tend to be shy and live peacefully among themselves. Here is information on gray wolves (also called timber wolves) who live in packs that hunt in territories as large as 500 square miles. Pack leaders mate for life, and pack member hunt together, share food, and protect each other. There is also information about the red wolf, and how all wolves are in danger of extinction and need to be protected. Included are four myths and legends, and a list of curious facts.
About the Author
According to The Washington Post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." The multi award-winning Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterfly. Her many honors include the Regina Medal, the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.
"One might ask whether there is room for yet another book about wolves. Emphatically, yes—if it isby Gibbons...Lively color illustrations, a mixture of watercolors, pen-and-ink, and colored chalk, follow the wolves on their northern trails throughout the year. This excellent resource for primary-grade students has additional wolf facts, myths, and legends appended."—Booklist
"With her usual flare, Gibbons presents information in a straightforward, no-nonsense manner...Don't miss this one. IT's great for young report writers."—Book Links
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