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Little Harp Seal - On the Ice's Edge (Smithsonian Oceanic Collection)
Little Harp Seal - On the Ice's Edge - Smithsonian Oceanic Collection Author:Karen Romano Young Originally published as "The Ice's Edge: the Story of a Harp Seal Pup." — An icy wind howls over the waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence as a tiny harp seal pup is born. When her mother swims away to join the adult seal herd, Seal Pup must quickly learn to care for herself in the harsh wintry landscape. — This book follows the life of a Harp Seal p... more »up from 3 days old until able to be out on his own. It gently educates the reader on how they live, the food they eat & the perils they face. Beautifully illustrated
This book fosters at the earliest age an appreciation and understanding of wildlife and habitats so that children will grow to respect nature and the environment as adults.
The Smithsonian Oceanic Collection explores the creatures that live in our oceans and on the shores. Smithsonian's Backyard gives children a glimpse of the lives of animals that live right outside their own homes.« less