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Saving Samantha

A True Story

Winner of the KIND Children’s Honor Book (Kids In Nature’s Defense—national association for humane and environmental education)

Illustrator Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen and wife Robbyn team up again for another wildlife tale drawn from their encounters with the animal kingdom. Told in journal form and rendered in beautifully detailed artwork, the van Frankenhuyzens give a “day in the life” view as the fox Samantha begins her journey from injured kit to independent adult living on her own.

Always respecting the boundaries between the wild and the human ways of life and based on years of work as licensed wildlife rehabilitators, Gijsbert and Robbyn recommend readers “do not try this at home.”

Saving Samantha is Gijsbert’s fourteenth book with Sleeping Bear Press and second in the Hazel Ridge Farm series. He has also illustrated the best-selling The Legend of Sleeping Bear, The Legend of Leelanau, and The Edmund Fitzgerald: Song of the Bell.

Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 4
Reading Level
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions 9 x 11


Available Formats Hardcover (9781585362202), PDF (9781627531436), Hosted ebook (9781627533690)
Publication Date 03/04/2004
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Language English
Copyright 2004
Dewey 599.774999999999

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