Baby Sea Otter by Betty Tatham

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Learn how a baby sea otter grows up

At the edge of the ocean, a baby sea otter is born. The newborn pup is little and helpless. Her mother must protect her from predators like the fierce bald eagles that are always ready to swoop after a baby.

The young otter grows up quickly. When she is old enough to fend for herself, she finds a mate. Soon the sea otter will have a tiny pup of her own.

In simple, evocative text and vibrant illustrations, this picture book explores the life cycle of the sea otter.
 

About Betty Tatham

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Betty Tatham is the author of several nonfiction picture books about animals. She lives with her husband in Holland, Pennsylvania.Joan Paley has illustrated a number of books for young readers. She lives with her husband in North Scituate, Massachusetts.
 
Published September 1, 2005 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 40 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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A fact book about otters, this is made more readable by its focus on one mother and her baby.

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Tatham's (Penguin Chick ) animal science book here zooms in on a sea otter mother and her offspring to reveal a host of fascinating facts about this ocean-going mammal.

Dec 19 2005 | Read Full Review of Baby Sea Otter

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