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Wolf Island
by Celia Godkin


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Information Book of the Year

Mr. Christie's Book Award nominee

Shortlisted for 1989 Mr. Christie's Children's Book Award for illustration Children's Literature

Roundtable of Canada 1990 Information Book of the Year

With a new cover and newly designed interiors, Wolf Island is sure to be a howl It's a vivid, full color portrait of nature, and the fragile balance of a natural ecosystem.  Read more...


 
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More About Wolf Island by Celia Godkin
 
 
 
Overview

Information Book of the Year

Mr. Christie's Book Award nominee

Shortlisted for 1989 Mr. Christie's Children's Book Award for illustration Children's Literature

Roundtable of Canada 1990 Information Book of the Year

With a new cover and newly designed interiors, Wolf Island is sure to be a howl It's a vivid, full color portrait of nature, and the fragile balance of a natural ecosystem.

Set on an island in Northern Ontario, the Wolf Island story, based on an actual event, is a moving chronicle of what happens when the highest link in a food chain is removed. The resultant population growth, food shortage, and starvation affect every member of the chain.

A family of wolves leave their island environment. Although, at first, their absence is unnoticed, nature's delicately balanced ecosystem comes undone over a period of months, and the mice, rabbits, squirrels, and even owls fight for survival. Finally, the accidental return of the wolf family to their home restores the island habitat to health.

Celia Godkin's dramatic, full color illustrations will inspire readers of all ages. Her scientific portrait of an ecosystem and its component species will not be easily forgotten.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781554550081
  • ISBN-10: 1554550084
  • Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd
  • Publish Date: February 2007
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-UP
  • Dimensions: 0.25 x 9.75 x 10.75 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.48 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Fiction > Animals - Wolves
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Nature & the Natural World - Environment

 
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