Alaska’s favorite children’s book offers both new and old favorites with a northern flair. Meet all the wild critters of the North in this charming book of nursery rhymes. Ages 3 and up. Printed on recycled paper. This book includes a Glossary of terms, providing interesting facts and explanations about the animals that call Alaska their home. Curious kids can learn more about: snow geese, musk oxen, sea otters, Arctic (white) foxes, collared lemmings, Coho salmon, and more!
What Kind of Book is Alaska Mother Goose and Other North Country Nursery Rhymes
Reporter, wrangler, Iditarod musher Shelley Gill strives to write books kids can relate to and have them say, “This is my favorite book!” Gill lives in Homer, Alaska - a small fishing town on the tip of the Kenai Peninsula with her daughter Kye and her animals.
SHANNON CARTWRIGHT arrived in Alaska in 1972 after graduating from the University of Michigan School of Architecture and Design. She was drawn north by the stories she heard as a child from her grandmother, Esther Schaubel, a famous public-health nurse who spent 15 years in the Alaska bush during the ‘40s and ‘50s.
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