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P is for Prairie Dog

A Prairie Alphabet

Fact: At one time prairies covered about 40% of the United States but today only about 1% of North American prairies exist. P is for Prairie Dog: A Prairie Alphabet explores North American prairies as it explains their important role and showcases their wonders. Science writer Anthony Fredericks gives an A-Z tour of the many facets and fascinating facts of the prairie ecosystem. Inhabitants including the bison, the quail, and, of course, the prairie dog are highlighted along with descriptions of insect and plant life. Former schoolteacher Tony Fredericks is an award-winning author of many nature and animal books for children. A frequent presenter at schools and conferences across the country, Tony teaches education courses at York College in York, Pennsylvania. Doug Bowles has been a freelance illustrator for more than twenty years. His books for Sleeping Bear include One Kansas Farmer: A Kansas Number Book and S is for Sunflower: A Kansas Alphabet. Doug lives in Leawood, Kansas.

Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 4
Reading Level
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 11 x 9

Details

Available Formats Hardcover (9781585365081), PDF (9781410307729), Hosted ebook (9781627534567)
Publication Date 04/05/2011
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Language English
Copyright 2011
Dewey 978
Lexile